The Regina Public Interest Research Group (RPIRG) is a student-run, student-funded non-profit organization dedicated to community-based research, education, action and awareness on social and environmental justice issues. RPIRG exists to provide its members with the resources to be active citizens on the University of Regina campus and in the greater community. RPIRG has been in operation since 2007. For more information, visit our website:


The position

The Executive Director manages and oversees all of the operations of RPIRG. They supervise and work in collaboration with all other staff and board members. The ideal candidate would have ties to Regina’s activist community and experience working for a non-profit organization. The Executive Director will work with a volunteer Board of Directors, and is accountable to them, working collaboratively to set the direction and long term vision of the organization.


Contract Period This is a permanent contract that will start during the week of June 5-9, 2023


Hours of Work 30-35 hours per week (negotiable)


Remuneration This position is paid hourly, with an annual salary of between $50,960 - $65,793, depending on experience and skills, based on working 35 hours per week. This position starts with a base of 3 weeks (15 days) annual paid vacation as well as a paid holiday break in December. The role is also entitled to 4 weeks (20 days) of personal/sick time per year, as well as a health and transportation spending account. Additionally, a modest professional development budget is shared with the Outreach & Events Coordinator.


Reports to Reports to and receives direction from the Board of Directors


To Apply Submit a resume and brief cover letter to Krystal Lewis (she/her) - Please attach the above all in one document and include your name in the title it. Your cover letter should connect how your skills and experience are relevant to this role, and ideally highlight your approach to leadership.


Deadline to Apply Friday, May 26 at 3:00 pm



Equity statement

RPIRG actively encourages and prioritizes applications from people who self-identify as being part of groups, communities, or having identities that experience barriers to equity. Self-identified equity-seeking candidates who meet the core skill and ability requirements for this position will be prioritized for hiring.


Hiring process and timeline

After the application deadline, the RPIRG hiring committee will review all applications and create a shortlist of candidates. All candidates will be notified if they have been accepted to the shortlist or not, with the opportunity to ask for additional details upon request. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to the interview process, with the ability to request alternative interview methods if accommodations are needed. After interviews and any reference checks are completed, the RPIRG hiring committee will make a hiring recommendation to the RPIRG board for consideration. If approved, the successful candidate will be notified immediately and offered the position, and other interviewed candidates will be notified of the decision.