Chief Executive Officer

Full-Time, Remote (can work anywhere in/near a major metro area)

About ILI

The Institute for Learning Innovation (ILI) works with individuals, organizations, and communities to develop and support lifelong, free-choice learning as a mechanism for helping solve the major challenges facing humanity. The Institute for Learning Innovation imagines a future that holds widespread appreciation for a learning ecosystem that makes lifelong, free-choice learning possible and for the importance of investing in the research, development and training that ensures that this system is as effective and accessible to as many people as possible.

The Opportunity

ILI was founded in 1986 and is going through a momentous Founder Succession stage. To deliver on our strategic vision, we are looking for a visionary and entrepreneurial leader who will have the freedom and opportunity to lead this highly respected organization to amplify our impact on the world. This is a unique opportunity at a unique time to change the way we learn.

Your Primary Responsibilities

The position reports directly to the Board of Directors with the following responsibilities:

1) Organization Strategy

2) Fundraising and Sustainability

3) Organization Operations

4) Board Governance

You’ll need to:


We offer:

Autonomy. In collaboration and negotiation with staff, you will make high-level decisions about the work you will do, and how you will execute it. We don’t micromanage here. Just communicate clearly and discuss decisions with those affected by it.

Flexible schedule. Go to appointments and run errands when you need to, as long as you’re getting your work done in good quality and on time. We have core hours, but no one is looking over your shoulder.

Ample paid time off. We offer all employees unlimited leave.

Meaningful work. You’ll contribute directly to an organization that is committed to diversity, equity and social justice and is helping to transform the nature of where, when, how and with whom people learn across their lifetimes.


The Salary range for this position is $125,000 to $140,000 dependent on experience.

To apply:

Send the following to, using the subject line: “APPLICANT- CEO SEARCH”


ILI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

Please note: We will begin our review of applications in the last week of February. 

Posted Jan 10, 2022