Chief Learning Officer

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Working at Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest & the Hawaiian Islands is more than a job. It provides the opportunity to contribute to our powerful mission and perform meaningful work.

From facilitating peer-led sex education programs, to teaching parents how to have important conversations with their children, our passionate education team is central to PPGNHI’s mission. When it comes to evidence-based sexual health information, our education and outreach programs are an essential community resource for teens, parents, and educators alike.

PPGNHI is one of the largest affiliates of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA).

As an organization, we are focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. Specifically, we recognize that profound racism impacts the education, health and wellbeing of people in our communities and we are actively working to address all forms of oppression. We believe our employees should reflect the diversity of the populations we serve, including racial and ethnic diversity. People of color are strongly urged to apply.

Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands (PPGNHI) is seeking to fill the position of Chief Learning Officer (CLO).

This is a full-time position.

The Chief Learning Officer partners with strategy team members to develop the PPGNHI strategic plan and lead initiatives. This role leads the strategic planning, vision, and goals for the Education and Global Programs; manages grants & internal budgets; partners with Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) and other national organizations to advance the work of PPGNHI and share best practices.

Requirements for the position:

Minimum of ten years of experience in teaching/training

Minimum of seven years of leadership/management experience

Minimum of 4 years of supervisory experience

Demonstrated ability to provide strategic direction

Major responsibilities:

Partners closely with other strategy team members to make decisions and lead initiatives that ensure that PPGNHI thrives and provides national leadership and innovation.

Participates in Board of Director meetings and ensures they are informed about departmental activities, strategies, and directions.

Leads strategic planning, visions, and goals for Education and Global Programs; develops innovative programs, ensures successful implementation.

Oversees the Peer Education Institute (PEI) to ensure that the Teen Council Program is implemented with fidelity across the country.

Works with the VP of Development to create strategy related to grants, foundations and donors to ensure adequate funding for Education programs.

Participates in national training events, presents leadership, training and education sessions at regional and national conferences, participates in professional organizations related to Education and Global Programs.

Participates in national events, presents leadership, training, and education sessions at regional & national conferences, participates in related professional organizations


Occasional travel throughout the region and nationally.

Supervises Director of Education, VP of Education, and other department staff as needed.


PPGNHI is an equal-opportunity employer and seeks to recruit persons of diverse backgrounds – and to support their retention and advancement within the organization. Justice is one of our core values, and we are committed to fostering a workplace culture inclusive of people with respect to their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, marital status, age, disabilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other characteristic. Our commitment to justice and diversity also means providing a work environment that is welcoming, respectful and engaging.



As part of our total rewards package, we offer meaningful work, generous time off and benefits, promotional opportunities, and competitive compensation.

Our attractive benefits package includes medical, dental and vision coverage for you and eligible dependents, life insurance, short and long term disability coverage, as well as a retirement plan with matching contributions by employer. We also provide transportation benefits at eligible locations.




Master’s degree


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