Director, Youth & Education Privacy

About Us:

The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) is a non-profit organization that serves as a catalyst for privacy leadership and scholarship, advancing principled data practices in support of emerging technologies. The Youth & Education Privacy team advises policymakers, academics, companies, districts, and states on child and student privacy law and best practices; oversees the education privacy resource center website, Student Privacy Compass, and the review of applicants to the Student Privacy Pledge; and convenes stakeholders to ensure the responsible use of student data and education technology in schools.

General Overview:

FPF is seeking to hire a Director to lead its work on emerging questions of privacy and data protection related to youth and student privacy. Key responsibilities for the position include: working with the SVP for Policy to refine the strategic vision for FPF’s youth & education portfolio; managing a diverse team of legal, policy, and technical experts who undertake independent research, analysis, and writing regarding key issues related to youth and student privacy; acting as the leading expert voice on youth and student privacy issues within FPF and externally; leading outreach and collaboration with interested FPF stakeholders, interest groups, civil society, foundation partners, relevant government agencies, academics, and other key partners; organizing events and meetings with stakeholders, both in-person and virtual; and working with FPF’s development team regarding current foundation grants and future projecting funding opportunities.

This is a full-time position located in Washington, D.C. FPF staff are currently working remotely, with the option to work in-office as preferred, in accordance with building and organization COVID-19 safety regulations. We expect D.C.-based staff to return to the office part-time in spring 2022.

FPF is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace that supports employees professionally and personally through our employment practices and benefits offerings. We encourage applications from individuals who represent a variety of backgrounds based on sex, race, ethnicity, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, and other factors protected by law. If we can make the application process easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please reach out to [email protected] 


Required Qualifications:

Salary Range: $140,000-$170,000

To Apply: Please apply via this link.