Current Openings

Executive Director

Humanities West, a non-profit organization located in San Francisco and devoted to Exploring History and Celebrating the Arts through a variety of public programs, is seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director. Successful candidates should have experience in a number of areas including: five years experience with project management or administration; creating and managing program budgets; working with university scholars; ability to interact successfully with community leaders; public speaking and fund raising. Experience with non-profit organizations desired. College degree in the humanities preferred.

As a small nonprofit organization with an annual budget of $250,000, Humanities West will offer a salary package reflecting the chosen candidate’s professional experience and her or his preferences regarding the other possible provisions of her or his employment contract.

Those individuals applying for the position should submit a letter of interest and a resume to All applications must be received between November 15, 2017 and January 5, 2018. While we prefer that applications be sent electronically, candidates may also use postal services and submit to Humanities West at PO Box 546, San Francisco, CA. 94104

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Humanities West Board of Directors