The Independent Institute is a non-profit, non-partisan, public-policy research and educational organization that shapes ideas into profound and lasting impact through publications, conferences, and effective multi-media programs. Our mission is to boldly advance peaceful, prosperous, and free societies grounded in a commitment to human worth and dignity.
About the Executive Director
The Independent Institute seeks an Executive Director to help lead the organization and serve in close association with David Theroux, President and Chief Executive Officer.
The Executive Director will be a capable leader with strategic vision, a deep understanding of the principles of free societies, and an ability to communicate and connect with others.
The Executive Director assures that the entire organization supports Independent’s overall mission in the best and most effective ways possible. As part of Independent’s commitment to excellence, continuous improvement and teamwork, he/she is responsible for setting the strategic vision and forward-looking direction of Independent; overseeing the effective management and success of the organization; building a strong donor base; establishing and maintaining a compelling brand that reflects the distinctive mission and quality of Independent; and communicating the organization’s mission and research to media, donors, scholars, and the general public.