Daily Archives: October 25, 2013

Environmental Scientist/Program Coordinator, Pomona College (CA)

Review of Applications begins Nov. 1st, 2013

Environmental Scientist and Program Coordinator, Environmental Analysis Program, Pomona College Pomona College seeks to hire a senior environmental scientist as a tenured faculty member in the Environmental Analysis Program. Because of the intensely interdisciplinary nature of the program, we are looking for a dynamic colleague whose teaching and research demonstrate their ability to contribute across the humanities, sciences, and social sciences at one of the nation’s premier undergraduate liberal-arts programs.

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Director of Sustainability, University of Arizona (AZ)

Review of applications begins Nov. 12th, 2013

The University of Arizona (UA) invites applications for the position of Director of the University Office of Sustainability. The successful candidate will play an important leadership role in advancing a growing and thriving sustainability program within the UA, one of America’s premier, student-centered public research universities.

Located in Tucson, Arizona, UA is widely recognized as one of the top 20 public research universities in the U.S. It is ranked by the National Science Foundation as 19th among public universities and 30th among all public and private universities. A member of the Association of American Universities, UA is also Arizona’s land grant university and houses Arizona’s only colleges of medicine, pharmacy, public health and optical sciences, as well as a regional Cancer Center.

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Campaign Director, Dogwood Alliance (NC)

Dogwood Alliance, a dynamic and innovative organization that has increased protection for millions of acres of forests in the Southern US through transforming the business practices of some of the world’s largest corporations, seeks a full-time Campaign Director for the Our Forests Aren’t Fuel Campaign. This position is senior-level, requiring a high degree of professional leadership, accountability, management, communications, strategic planning, advocacy, negotiation skills and is based in Asheville, NC. Learn more/apply.

City Planner (MN)

Deadline: November 6th, 2013

The City of Minneapolis is seeking qualified applicants for a City Planner position. This vacancy is with the Land Use, Design and Preservation section of CPED and includes implementation of City policies through review of development proposals. The work associated with this position includes frequent deadlines while conducting land use and preservation analysis. The City Planner works independently as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Interested candidates can learn more about the position by clicking here.  Applications will be accepted October 21st through November 6th.

Environmental Planner, Vanasse, Hangen Brustlin, Inc. (Watertown, MA)

VHB is seeking an Environmental Planner to join our creative team. VHB’s environmental planning and sustainability group is hiring a junior-level professional to assist with the preparation of sustainability reports and plans, and NEPA documents for airports and other transportation projects. Learn more.

Manager for Forests and Climate Change, World Wildlife Fund (Washington, D.C.)

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Manager for Forest & Climate Change. Under the supervision of the Director, the Knowledge Sharing & Learning (KS&L) Manager is responsible for developing and implementing the Forest and Climate Programme’s (FCP) KS&L strategy and work plans, ensuring that these align with and support the FCP’s overarching strategy and learning framework in ways that influence REDD+ policy, finance and implementation. Learn more.

Program Director, Metcalf Foundation (Ontario, Canada)

DEADLINE: Nov. 15th, 2013

The Metcalf Foundation is seeking a new Program Director for its Environment Program.”” Our Environment Program, Prosperity in Balance, is based on the belief that it is possible to strengthen and preserve the integrity or our natural environment in tandem with a successful economy that allows individuals to flourish and communities to thrive. To apply or recommend candidates for the position please contact Heather Dunford in confidence, at info@metcalffoundation.com . Interested candidates should send their expression of interest by November 15, 2013, 5:00 PM EST to info@metcalffoundation.com. Learn more.

Natural Resource/Agricultural Economist, EarthInnovations.Org (San Francisco)

Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Economist will conduct policy and economic analysis in support of state and national-level strategies to support the transition to a Low Emissions Rural Development model. The Economist will focus work in select tropical regions delivering innovative, quantitative and original research in support of inter-disciplinary solutions to challenges of environmental sustainability and natural resource scarcity. The Economist will contribute to Earth Innovation Institute¹s work under the ³Forests, Farms, and Finance Initiative² currently focused on Central Kalimantan, Brazil (Mato Grosso) and Colombia and the ³Southern NGO Alliance² focused on Brazil, Mexico (Chiapas) and the Peruvian Amazon. Learn more. Please send cover letter referencing Job# 2307FHDCN13, curriculum vitae, and contact information for 3 referencestojobs@earthinnovation.org . Please reference Job# 2307FHDCN13 in the subject line of the email.

Project Manager, EcoDev (Myanmar)

EcoDev is a leading Environmental NGO based in Myanmar since 1999, which has been implementing projects nationwide and engaging in policy dialogue. Currently Myanmar has one of the highest rates of deforestation in the world. Between 1990 and 2005, Burma lost an average of 466,000 hectares of forest per year – or 18% of its total forest area. For more information please refer to Vacancy announcement or email directly at tony.r.neil@gmail.com.

Project Manager/Senior Associate, World Resources Institute (Washington, D.C.)

The Governance of Forests Initiative (GFI) is a project housed in WRI’s Institutions and Governance Program (IGP). However, as a cross topic project (forests, governance, and climate) we work closely with our colleagues both in other projects in IGP and across the institute, including in the People and Ecosystems Program and in the Climate and Energy Program. Learn more/apply.