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Manager for Justice & Equity Learning | Environmental Defense Fund | Remote – US

The Manager for Justice & Equity Learning will help increase organizational capacity and accountability for justice and equity at EDF. This includes developing and overseeing with Justice & Equity (J&E) team leaders the design and implementation of a training plan to ensure all staff members have the knowledge to engage in meaningful partnerships and advance equitable systemic change. It also includes helping design and implement an Intensive training in environmental and climate justice for select staff, and designing and managing learning networks of staff integrating justice and equity practices into their work. It includes overseeing consultants and assisting with developing and delivering assessments to measure learning and adapt training curricula as needed. The ideal candidate for this role will have strong expertise in adult learning design and training; experience in the environmental or nonprofit sector; and familiarity with and commitment to environmental and climate justice and equity. This position will report to the Senior Director, Justice & Equity Strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and oversee training for staff at multiple levels to increase staff knowledge, skills, and abilities around environmental justice and equity while developing and providing a portfolio of relevant training, coaching, platforms, materials, etc. to ensure that staff and leaders are equipped to uphold the Justice and Equity Vision and Principles.
  • Facilitate groups where necessary to promote conversations, cross sharing, and initiatives around Justice and Equity.
  • Drive the strategy to accomplish EDF’s 2025 cultural competency goals to ensure all staff has foundational knowledge of environmental and climate justice (ECJ).
  • Manage and support internal learning networks of staff engaged in environmental and climate justice work. Support the preparation and review of facilitator and course materials prior to delivery, including managing all aspects of virtual or in-person delivery.
  • Support the development of assessments to measure learning towards defined goals; identify options for adjusting curricula to advance learning; and document improvements or achievements of individuals or the cohort collectively.
  • Engage in continuous learning on best practices in learning design, delivery, and accessibility.
  • Coordinate with Organizational Development, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), and Community Outreach teams on trainings.
  • Supervise consultants and staff.
  • Participate in advancing EDF DEI goals, in which people from all backgrounds and experiences feel connected, included, and empowered to address environmental and organizational challenges in alignment with EDF values.

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