Read Rachel's announcement of her stepping back as executive director and transitioning to a Senior Policy Analyst role at the Institute.
Exciting Opportunity to Lead Our Team
The Economic Progress Institute, a non-partisan, non-profit research and advocacy organization working to improve economic security and opportunity for Rhode Islanders, invites applications and nominations in the search for its next Executive Director.
The Institute is seeking a leader to collaboratively set a vision for the next stage of its work, building on its strong reputation on issues impacting the economic vitality of Rhode Island residents and the state, and carrying forward a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in all aspects of its internal operations and public-facing work. The incoming Executive Director will be the lead spokesperson for the Institute, promoting issues to audiences including funders, elected officials, and the media, while uplifting community organizations and voices. They will be responsible for the overall management of the organization and will work with the staff and Board of Directors to establish and implement strategic direction and the annual work plan, ensuring that the organization continuously improves its policies and practices in a manner consistent with its DEI commitment. The Executive Director will collaborate with the board to lead ongoing fund development and ensure strong fiduciary oversight of the budget and operations