Program Manager, The Gund Institute for Environment

$43,000 - $81,700 yearly
  • University of Vermont
  • Gund Institute for Environment, Colchester Avenue, Burlington, VT, USA
  • May 10, 2021
Full time Grants, Sponsored Programs, Research Other Academic Administration & Affairs Other Administrative Positions

Job Description

 

The Gund Institute for Environment at the University of Vermont seeks outstanding candidates for the position of Program Manager, (https://www.uvmjobs.com/postings/44446) a key member of the Gund Institute’s leadership team.

The Program Manager provides overall leadership and management for the Gund Institute, a leading research center focused on real-world solutions to urgent global issues in environment and sustainability.

This full-time position works closely with the Director to set strategic direction, coordinates all programmatic functions, oversees recruitment and grant programs, manages annual and long-term budgeting, and represents the Institute to internal and external partners.

This position has a salary range of $43,000-$81,700, plus benefits. We expect to hire near the mid-point of this range, but salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s skills and experience.

About the Gund Institute

The Gund Institute for Environment (https://www.uvm.edu/gund) catalyzes environmental research, develops real-world solutions to global issues, and connects UVM with leaders in government, business and beyond. Based at the University of Vermont, (https://www.uvm.edu/) the Gund Institute is a newly expanded (https://www.uvm.edu/gund/news/gund-family-donates-6-million-create-institute-evironment-uvm) campus-wide center, where more than 200 faculty, global affiliates, post-docs, and graduate students collaborate widely to understand the interactions among ecological, social, and economic systems. The Gund Institute focuses on environmental issues at the interface of four pressing themes: (https://www.uvm.edu/node/245909) climate solutions, health and well-being, sustainable agriculture, and resilient communities.

Learn more about Burlington, Vermont, (https://www.uvm.edu/about_uvm)a top college town, known for its livability, access to nature and recreation, thriving food scene, and rising identity as a technology and innovation hub.

 

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience):

Bachelor’s degree and four years of related experience to include programmatic leadership, budget management, and fostering collaboration.a

Desirable Qualifications:

Degree in ecology, economics, natural resources, environmental science, business administration, or related disciplines.

Application Details

Diversity and inclusion (https://www.uvm.edu/gund/diversity-and-inclusion) are essential to our mission and central to our vision for a sustainable world. The Gund Institute is committed to building an inclusive environment where diverse voices and perspectives are active and welcome. We encourage applicants who can actively contribute to this effort and who bring diverse perspectives and experiences to our community.

To apply: 
Read about the position and apply on the UVM job website. (https://www.uvmjobs.com/postings/44446)
Upload a resume and cover letter. 

Review of applications starts May 17, 2021. Apply by then to ensure consideration.
Questions? Contact Nora Shahoud at nora.shahoud@uvm.edu.

 

Related Links:
Read the job posting
https://go.uvm.edu/5fh0i 
About the Gund Institute
https://www.uvm.edu/gund  

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.

 Learn more about Burlington, Vermont, (https://www.uvm.edu/about_uvm)a top college town, known for its livability, access to nature and recreation, thriving food scene, and rising identity as a technology and innovation hub.

 Related Links:

Read the job posting

https://go.uvm.edu/5fh0i (https://go.uvm.edu/5fh0i)

 About the Gund Institute

https://www.uvm.edu/gund (https://www.uvm.edu/gund)

 The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.

 

When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference AcademicCareers.com

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the University of Vermont and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com