The Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) is seeking a driven and passionate executive to lead the organization in the next phase of its journey. This is a unique opportunity for an emotionally intelligent executive to lead a dynamic and dedicated team united around a compelling vision: An America where Muslims are thriving and equal participants. We believe that rigorous research in the right hands will help us get there. Unique in its field, ISPU has built up a strong reputation as the go-to resource for information, insight and analysis on American Muslims and issues impacting them. Our work educates the general public and equips advocates, policy makers, journalists, educators, and more to do their work smarter and more effectively. Please explore ispu.org to learn more.
Having built a strong body of research over 20+ years, and amidst increasing demand for further research and dissemination, the right candidate will be stepping into an impactful, and well-regarded organization primed for growth. With an award-winning Board of Directors in place, this is an excellent opportunity for a driven, and passionate nonprofit executive to help take ISPU to the next level. The right candidate will be a strong communicator and have a clear track record of successful resource development for nonprofit organizations.
The Executive Director is responsible for leading, directing, and managing all aspects of ISPU’s work as well as its overall strategy, growth, and external representation. This includes:
The Executive Director will lead an all-virtual team of 11 full-time and one part-time employees. They will maintain and prioritize our very positive work culture. They will lead an Executive Team made up of four members and will manage an annual budget of $1.6m.
Read the full job description here. Candidates will be considered from across the United States.
The Executive Director will have:
ISPU is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate in hiring decisions based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, and genetic information. Must be US based and authorized to work in the United States.
Annual Salary Range: $120-$150K (contingent on experience and geographic location). Benefits include:
To apply, candidates should email a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to email@example.com. No phone calls please. Application deadline is August 18, 2023, but will be reviewed on a rolling basis.