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Program Director, Vibrant and Equitable Communities

McKnight Foundation
Minneapolis, MN, United States
Salary Range
193600 to 203300
Posting Date
November 20, 2023
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Job Description

On behalf of our client, McKnight Foundation, CohenTaylor Executive Search Services is conducting a retained executive search for its next Program Director, Vibrant and Equitable Communities. 

McKnight Foundation seeks a strategic, agile, and collaborative leader with a history of advancing racial equity and a demonstrated understanding of the economic, social, political, racial, and ethnic realities across greater Minnesota.  

The McKnight Foundation is a recognized philanthropic leader, based in Minnesota, advancing a more just, creative, and abundant future where people and planet thrive. Driven by its mission, the McKnight Foundation works across many disciplines, sectors, and geographic boundaries, aspiring to make progress on several complex, ambitious challenges facing the world today and live out its commitment to racial equity and to climate sustainability. 

This Program Director will play a pivotal role in communities, forging cooperation with diverse stakeholders, locally and nationally, that strengthens McKnight’s ability to advance durable, people- centered systems change. They will help shape and implement program strategy, as well as connect the dots across the full spectrum of McKnight’s power and resources from impact investing and strategic communications, to learning and evaluation, research, and convening. 

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