CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES AT SFI

SFI Inc. is proud to provide our employees with a collaborative, dynamic, and rewarding professional experience, with a competitive compensation and benefits package and growth opportunities. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and being an equal opportunity employer. Our team represents a broad range of cultures, education, disciplines, and work and life experiences, and we strive to leverage these differences in our daily work. We will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected characteristic. We believe in creating an empowered and supportive team that is committed to advancing sustainability through forest-focused collaborations.

SFI is currently looking for the following job position(s).

Chief Sustainability and Diversity Officer

Location: Washington, DC or Ottawa preferred, but flexible in U.S. or Canada

We recognize that some candidates may have strengths in one of the position’s core areas but not both. We will also consider applications that focus on either Sustainability or Diversity, rather than the combination; if you prefer that your candidacy be considered in this way, please specify in your application.
The Chief Sustainability and Diversity Officer will work across the entirety of the organization to advance sustainability through forest-focused collaborations and to elevate DEI in our programmatic work and within our organization. This position will be a member of SFI’s Senior Leadership Team.
Qualifications/Personal Characteristics:
  • Over 12 years of experience in advancing sustainability and building diverse workforces.
  • Strong commitment to sustainability, inclusion, and equity.
  • Understanding of natural resource management and environmental sector.
  • Proven track record of establishing strategic partnerships, designing and implementing effective and culturally sensitive equity and inclusion initiatives and practices, and supervising staff to achieve results.
  • Competence and comfort with constructively addressing conflict and facilitating discussions with multiple perspectives and discretion.
  • Superior written and verbal communications skills and willingness to be externally facing.
  • Track record for managing multiple complex projects in a fast-paced environment, handling tasks with diplomacy, tenacity, patience, and a drive for results.
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to effectively plan, analyze, and meet deadlines.
  • A sound work ethic with the ability to act both independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (particularly Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
For the complete position description and to learn how to apply, click here.
Information Technology Director

Location: Flexible within the US & Canada

The Information Technology Director will operate as the architect for strategic technology needs across all organization program initiatives, including but not limited to our Certified Standards database, Project Learning Tree, and Project Learning Tree Canada eCommerce sites. While this roll will initially involve the implementation of a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software, the majority of efforts will include close collaboration with the Senior Leadership Team who will look to this individual for high-level analysis and strategy on multiple platforms and systems related to SFI’s work.
Education and experience requirements:
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent analytical discipline
  • Minimum of 10+ years progressive work experience in the IT field, with at least two years in a senior management capacity
  • Minimum of 2+years of experience in strategic management and implementation of IT technology across an organization
  • Minimum of 8+ years of experience in IT infrastructure support, planning, managing, and administration
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills related to computer hardware, software, and networks
  • Excellent customer service skills and demonstrated experience explaining technical issues to a non-technical audience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of networking infrastructure, including routers, switches, cabling, Wi-Fi access points and clients, and VPN remote access technology
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Windows 10, including configuration, deployment, scripting, and patching
  • Strong knowledge of Salesforce software beneficial
  • Experience with Content Management Systems (e.g., Joomla!) beneficial
  • Knowledge and/or experience with supply chain data systems that utilize blockchain technology beneficial
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Virtualization platforms beneficial
  • Experience with visual prototyping beneficial
  • Microsoft MCSE certifications; Network+, Security+, A+, ITIL, CCNA, CISSP, or PMP certifications beneficial
For the complete position description and to learn how to apply, click here.
Human Resources Program Manager

Location: Flexible within Canada

The Information Technology Director will operate as the architect for strategic technology needs across all organization program initiatives, including but not limited to our Certified Standards database, Project Learning Tree, and Project Learning Tree Canada eCommerce sites. While this roll will initially involve the implementation of a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software, the majority of efforts will include close collaboration with the Senior Leadership Team who will look to this individual for high-level analysis and strategy on multiple platforms and systems related to SFI’s work.
Education and experience requirements:
  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in human resources or related field, or equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge and skills
  • 3-5 years experience in human resources in Canada
  • 2 years experience in developing and delivering employer training programs
  • Certificate in DEI considered an asset
  • Experience working with government funding
  • Experience advising employers on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) programing
  • Demonstrated knowledge of human resources principles, practices, and procedures
  • Working knowledge of Canadian federal and provincial employment law
  • Unquestionable integrity, professionalism, and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse partners, viewed by colleagues as professionally accessible and willing to help
  • Excellent organizational skills, with close attention to detail and proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive in dealing with issues that may arise
  • Ability and willingness to provide support across the organization, and is seen as accommodating and service-oriented
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities concurrently in a fast-pace environment, handling tasks with diplomacy, tenacity, patience, and a drive for results
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365
For the complete position description and to learn how to apply, click here.
Coordinator, Education

Location: Flexible within Canada

The Education Coordinator advances SFI’s mission by supporting goal areas for the education pillar including Program Research, Delivery and Reporting. Results will help SFI communicate the impact of our education and outreach programs, provide benchmarks to evaluate future performance, and reveal new opportunities to enhance impacts, grow partnerships, and secure funding. This work will be accomplished with the support and direction of multiple SFI Education Pillar staff.
Education and experience requirements:
  • Graduate of an accredited 2- or 4- year college or university;
  • Direct experience with forestry, natural resources, education sectors preferred. Interest in nonprofit management or sustainability initiatives is a plus;
  • Experience in and passion for technology;
  • Specific experience with HTML, WordPress, and/or Salesforce is a plus;
  • Experiences in consumer service is a plus;
  • Secondary language skills are a plus.
For the complete position description and to learn how to apply, click here.