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Senior Fellow & Director, Energy Security & Climate Initiative (ESCI), The Brookings Institute (various locations)

The Foreign Policy Program at The Brookings Institution is accepting applications for the Director of the Energy Security and Climate Initiative. The Director will be a Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Program. The candidate should have expertise in energy security, energy economics and climate policy, as well as a detailed knowledge of U.S. and international energy markets, and expertise in the geopolitics of energy, energy sustainability and/or climate change. Regional expertise in Asia or the Middle East is preferred.

The successful candidate will direct the Foreign Policy Program’s Energy Security and Climate Initiative (ESCI). In addition to developing overall strategy and vision for the Initiative and overseeing all research and publications, the incoming Senior Fellow will work with the Vice President and Director of Foreign Policy to deepen ESCI’s work on energy issues and broaden its work to encompass critical topics like sustainable energy access, and international energy and climate governance. The Senior Fellow will also work to establish research links to other disciplines within Brookings, including the fields of economic studies, urban studies, and international development. Additionally, the Director will coordinate and cooperate closely with other scholars in the Foreign Policy Program, especially in the Brookings Centers in Beijing, Delhi, and Doha, and with scholars in other research programs across the Institution who work on the geopolitical dimensions of international energy.

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Senior Program Officer — Environment, Kresge Foundation (Troy, Michigan)

The Kresge Foundation, based in Metropolitan Detroit, is seeking to recruit a Senior Program Officer – Environment. The Senior Program Officer will work as part of a dynamic team charged with implementing strategies aimed to build communities’ resilience in the face of climate change. The ideal Senior Program Officer candidate is an individual with expertise in urban climate-change adaptation and experience in community engagement and equity.

Ocean Conservancy Program Development Director, California Environmental Associates (Washington, D.C.)

The Director, Program Development serves as a hub for Ocean Conservancy’s programs, responsible for developing, implementing, and enhancing strategies to support ongoing, annual and long-range planning across all of Ocean Conservancy’s core program areas. The Director will be responsible for orchestrating all of the organization’s major planning processes, including annual work planning and budgeting, development of large grant proposals, and monthly board reporting. This position will be the program liaison with the Development and Finance departments and will support both the Executive and Program Director teams on an on-going basis with the goal of facilitating strong internal communication and alignment, as well as identifying opportunities for streamlining internal processes. This is a fantastic opportunity for a non-profit professional looking to deepen his or her understanding of non-profit management and ocean conservation. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of relevant experience working in the non-profit or conservation field; success in this role will require impeccable interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills, as well as resourcefulness and independent initiative. This position will report to the President.

Application Deadline: This position will remain open until filled.
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Climate Smart Cities Program Manager, The Trust for Public Land (Los Angeles, CA)

This position is responsible for helping The Trust for Public Land’s California Program and Climate-Smart Cities Program advance the organization’s Climate-Smart Cities strategy in California.  The Program Manager will play a leadership role in coordinating an existing Climate-Smart Cities partnership with the City of Los Angeles, helping to establish new partnerships with other California cities, and providing support for state-level government relations on related issues.

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Transportation Program Manager, Smart Growth America (Washington, D.C.)

Smart Growth America is seeking a Transportation Program Manager to help communities across the country better coordinate land use and transportation policies. This person will deliver technical assistance to state agency staff, work with town and city leaders across the country, and advocate on transportation policy and program issues with members of Congress.

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Application will be accepted immediately on a rolling basis.
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