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Career Opportunities at the ESA

Director of Society Programs
Posted: November 2020

Ecological Society of America (ESA), Washington, D.C.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Nov. 30, 2020 (priority given to applications received by Nov. 15)

The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is seeking a Director of Society Programs. This position represents a unique opportunity for an experienced science program manager to work with ESA members and staff to develop and implement programs that support and promote sustainability and ecological science. As part of the senior leadership team, the Society Programs Director will work closely with the management team to execute the Society’s strategic goals and will lead activities across ESA program areas that support members through a variety of career pathways. The ideal candidate is active in the ecological and environmental science community, and has experience with grant-funded science programs. This is a full-time staff leadership position at ESA headquarters in Washington, DC.

Please read the full description for information on how to apply. ESA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Black, Indigenous and People of Color are encouraged to apply. Applications due November 30, 2020.


About the Ecological Society of America

Founded in 1915, ESA is the world’s largest community of professional ecologists and a trusted source of ecological knowledge, committed to advancing the understanding of life on Earth. The Society publishes five journals and a membership bulletin and broadly shares ecological information through policy, media outreach, and education initiatives.  

ESA is an Equal Opportunity employer. We sincerely encourage individuals of all identities, experiences, and backgrounds to apply.