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Job Openings for Full-Time Positions 

The Paideia Institute for Humanistic Study is pleased to announce a search for a Chief Operating Officer (COO). The COO will work from our New York Office and manage the Institute’s day-to-day operations. The primary responsibilities of the position will include ensuring that employment, evaluation, compensation, and promotion policies are clear, consistent, and transparent. The COO will also be expected to act as a liaison between the Institute’s executive officers and the Board of Directors (“the Board”). In that capacity, the COO will notably: 

a)   promote diversity and inclusion initiatives within the Institute and reporting such initiatives to the Board and the Institute’s employees and stakeholders;

b)   supervise operations related to programs, curriculum design, and publications;

c)   communicate budget information to appropriate stakeholders;

d)   oversee corporate compliance, especially as related to nonprofit laws, insurance policies, and ethical practices in the workplace and field;

e)   help to restructure Human Resources and to develop new HR policies and procedures and assist with enrollment of employees in benefits programs.


Please send a letter of application, CV, evidence of previous experience, and the contact information of at least two references via email to the Chair of the Search, Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until Friday, January 10th, 2020. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Paideia Institute is a registered nonprofit educational organization dedicated to promoting the study and appreciation of the classical humanities, with a focus on Latin and Ancient Greek languages and literature. The Institute is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without unlawful regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.