Apr 22, 2021

Executive Director

  • The Hawkins Company
  • Inglewood, CA, USA
Full-Time Business Development Education/Training Fundraising/Development

Job Description

SJLI is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the education, health and well-being of youth and communities of color by empowering them to enact social change through research, training, and community mobilization. SJLI provides direct services as well as curriculum that advances systemic change. SJLI is known for the development and implementation of holistic educational and social justice models that have propelled the organization to the forefront of community transformation.


The Executive Director is responsible for ensuring that the organization has a long-range strategy, which achieves its mission while making consistent and timely progress. The Executive Director works with the Board of Directors and key stakeholders in developing the organization’s resources; marketing and promoting the organization to the communities SJLI serves; cultivating and sustaining strong collaborative relationships with community stakeholders, volunteers, funders, government agencies and elected officials.


Hiring Organization

Social Justice Learning Institute


Experience should include at least 7-10 years of experience as a senior executive in a community-based, or public-sector organization providing direct services and advocacy for youth and communities of color. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required, an advanced degree desirable.


Industry/Service Area

Community/Capacity Building, Education



Application Instructions

For consideration, please submit a letter of interest and resume electronically to sjli.ed@thehawkinscompany.com.  by May 21, 2021.  Confidential inquiries can be directed to Cary Jordan, 718-753-4008, cary@thehawkinscompany.com;  Todd Hawkins, 213-300-9342, todd@thehawkinscompany.com; or Ms. Brett Byers, 323-403-8279, brett@thehawkinscompany.com. The full profile is available at www.thehawkinscompany.com.            SJLI is an equal opportunity employer.

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