Director/Senior Director, People and Operations (PNW)

For more than 40 years, Philanthropy Northwest has served as a leader, collaborator, and partner, working side-by-side with our members and partners in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming, to show the power and potential of philanthropy. Through shared learning, networking, and action, we connect Northwest philanthropies of all types. We bring our members and partners together to learn, grow, and become stronger and more united through convenings, events, cohorts, funder tables, collaboratives, and civil discourse. We build more resilient, equitable and inclusive communities through our work by strengthening philanthropy’s impact and engaging in policy issues that address racial equity in communities.

Our work includes four core programs: 1) The Learning Network, a regional community providing opportunities for emerging and established philanthropy leaders to connect, learn and grow; 2) Democracy and advocacy, a team focused on public policy issues impacting the communities we serve and promoting democracy within the philanthropic sector and beyond; 3) The Giving Practice, a national consulting team bringing customized solutions, deep regional relationships and national expertise to support organizations navigating philanthropy’s changing landscape; 4) An incubation platform for innovative philanthropic projects.


We are looking for a skillful people and operations leader to oversee our people-centered culture and operations. This pivotal role will ensure everyone on our team is engaged and high performing through strategic human resources and streamlined and efficient operations, including organizational development, talent acquisition and onboarding, employee learning and development, performance management, employee policies, IT infrastructure, facilities, and workplace norms and accommodations to optimize the work of employees. This role will work to continually develop a culture that reflects our commitment to racial equity and social justice, strong employee performance, and learning so employees feel a sense of belonging and can do their best work. This position will work closely with the management team and report to the CEO.


The annual compensation for a full-time position includes a competitive benefits package consisting of medical and dental; pre-tax savings accounts for medical, transportation and childcare; retirement contribution match by employer; professional development and flexible schedule. Salary range is $90,000-$130,000, depending on experience. 


Click here for more information about the position. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter in ONE document to [email protected] and include YOUR NAME + “Director/Senior Director, People and Operations” in the subject line. Priority will be given to applications submitted by February 17, 2021. Please include in your cover letter the following: 1) Why are you uniquely qualified for this role? 2) Your desired salary requirement? 

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  • Erin Roberts
    published this page in Job Board 2021-01-29 12:36:27 -0500