The Consensus Building Institute is currently hiring skilled and highly motivated practitioners for 3 positions:

  • Senior Associate, for our Northern California (Sacramento or the Bay Area) office. 
  • Associate, serving in either our Cambridge, Massachusetts or Northern California (Sacramento or the Bay Area) offices.
  • Junior Associate, serving in either our Cambridge, Massachusetts, or Northern California (Sacramento or the Bay Area) offices.

The Consensus Building Institute (CBI) is a not-for-profit organization created by leading practitioners and theory builders in the field of dispute resolution. CBI serves public, nonprofit, and private clients worldwide by providing facilitation, collaboration, and dispute resolution services; training in negotiation and consensus building techniques; and evaluative research. CBI also plays a key role in helping to build the intellectual capital of the field. CBI believes that our most challenging problems are solved through collaboration. When the ideas, values, and voices of all affected stakeholders are included, we can achieve outcomes that are wise, fair, and lasting.

CBI conducts its work in the U.S. and internationally with offices and staff in Cambridge, Massachusetts; Portland, ME; Washington, D.C.; Denver, Colorado; San Francisco, California; New York, New York; Montreal, Canada; and Santiago, Chile.  In California, we work and partner with organizations and agencies at the local, state, and federal level with a particular focus on natural resource issues (water, forestry, wildlife, climate) and on organizational strategy and direction.

CBI is an equal opportunity employer. We aim to be a place where a diverse mix of talented people do their best work together. We encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, religion, disability, age, or sexual orientation. Persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply. CBI is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion both within our organization and in our collaboration practices.

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