Citizen University

Managing Director

Citizen University is a national platform for fostering responsible and empowered citizenship through activation, communication, and education. We believe in the promise of a nation where more people are more literate in civic power – and more steeped in a sense of civic character. We are a recognized leader and innovator in the field of civic engagement, working at the intersection of the public, private and independent sectors, to democratize the practice of civic power. In the coming year, we are poised to grow significantly and are seeking an effective, purposeful, and accomplished leader who, along with our Founder and CEO, Eric Liu, shares our vision for a healthier democracy.

Key Attributes
Given our growth in capacity and influence, we seek a leader who can: lead a nimble organization from start-up to greater scale and structure; support and manage an effective team; cultivate productive and joyful networks; and design systems that advance our effectiveness and efficiency. We seek an individual with a burning passion to be part of this ambitious, dynamic effort at a critical moment in national civic life.

The Nature of the Job
The Managing Director will report to and work in close partnership with the CEO, building and leading the Citizen University team. S/he will manage and cultivate staff, programs, partnerships, and new initiatives day-to-day. Experience in finance, budgeting, and project management are essential. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills and cross-cultural competency.

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