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The Henry Luce Foundation seeks to enrich public discourse by promoting innovative scholarship, cultivating new leaders, and fostering international understanding.

The Foundation advances its mission through grant making and leadership programs in the fields of higher education, religion and theology, art, and public policy with a focus on Asia and the United States.

Established in 1936 by Henry R. Luce, the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Time, Inc., the Foundation’s earliest work honored his parents, missionary educators in China. The Foundation’s programs today reflect the value Mr. Luce placed on learning, leadership, and long-term commitment in philanthropy.

The Henry Luce Foundation, a private, independent foundation, is a not-for-profit corporation operating under the laws of the State of New York.


Director of Human Resources

Poised for transformational change, the Henry Luce Foundation seeks a seasoned entrepreneurial Director of HR to help shape the organization’s culture and values and build the right infrastructure for an evolving, growing, and diverse organization. The Foundation seeks a hands-on Director of Human Resources who will work closely with the President and CEO, the Vice President, and the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. The Director will design, implement, and manage an innovative human resources agenda that attracts, develops, engages, and supports high-performing teams in a culture of continuous learning, transparency, and accountability. The Foundation’s first-ever Director of HR will work with senior leadership to foster a strong, unified enterprise characterized by a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion and by fostering collegiality and cross-functional teamwork – a culture that rewards innovative thinking and approaches, and is comfortable with dynamic change. They will bring with them experience with and a readiness to lead and manage the HR programs and practices for a workforce in a hybrid work environment and in assisting leadership and employees in adjusting to changes in the way people work since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.