The World Justice Project (“WJP”) is soliciting applications for the position of Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer (“Executive Director”). The World Justice Project is an independent, global, multidisciplinary organization working to advance the rule of law worldwide. Founded by William H. Neukom in 2006 under the umbrella of the American Bar Association, the WJP was launched as an independent 501(c)(3) in 2009. The WJP has three primary goals: 1) increased understanding of the rule of law and its foundational importance; 2) greater rule of law adherence by governments; and 3) multidisciplinary, home-grown cultures of the rule of law.
The Executive Director is responsible for advancing the mission of the World Justice Project by leading its work, including support and leadership of its entire staff while maintaining a safe, meritocratic workplace. The Executive Director has a prominent role in strategic planning and is responsible for the execution of those plans under the supervision of the Board of Directors and Officers. The Executive Director acts as an ambassador to the rule of law community. The Executive Director brings general management skills to the enterprise. The complete job description, as well as additional information about the World Justice Project is available on its website: www.worldjusticeproject.org.
The primary offices of the World Justice Project are located in Washington, D.C. and Seattle, Washington. Residence of the Executive Director in the Washington, D.C. office is preferred.
Indications of interest, inquiries, applications and nominations should be directed by email to: Barbara Mendel Mayden, Young Mayden, LLC at: email@example.com
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