Indianapolis, Indiana

Director, Women's Philanthropy Institute, Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

The Organization

The Women’s Philanthropy Institute (WPI) is one of three institutes at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy; the others are the Lake Institute on Faith & Giving and the Mays Family Institute on Diverse Philanthropy.The Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy is the first school of philanthropy in the United States. This position is located on the campus of IUPUI. As an urban-serving institution whose commitment to diversity and community engagement is embodied within its mission and vision, IUPUI is a dynamic campus of nearly 30,000 students and more than 8,500 faculty and staff. As an anchor institution within the city of Indianapolis, IUPUI has been recognized for excellence in civic engagement and community partnerships.

Position Overview

When women choose to make a difference, the world becomes a better place. We see evidence of this every day through our research and experiences at the Women’s Philanthropy Institute. At WPI, we are searching for the rare individual who wants to help shape the vision for the study and application of our unique research outcomes, to help grow and connect a broad array of change-makers.

This institutional leadership role is an opportunity to create and lead a strategic effort that will influence the trajectory of women in philanthropy.  The candidate we are seeking will be a proven leader, a strategic thinker, a natural collaborator, a confident fundraiser and a born communicator.  The WPI Director will also oversee efforts of three team members to help fulfill the strategic vision: an Associate Director, an Associate Director of Research, and a Visiting Research Associate.

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