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The University of Vermont
Gund Institute for Environment
Posted: 04/19/2023
Director of Policy and Partnerships

Director of Policy and Partnerships

Gund Institute for Environment at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vt, USA

Job Description

The Gund Institute for Environment (https://www.uvm.edu/gund) is a research center dedicated to understanding and tackling the world’s most critical environmental challenges. We seek an experienced policy and partnerships leader to oversee relationships, policy and societal impact for the Gund Institute’s dynamic community of researchers and experts from across UVM and beyond.

The Director of Policy and Partnerships (https://www.uvmjobs.com/postings/62559) will lead the development of policy outreach, engagement, and impact through outreach in support of Gund Institute expertise and research. This position will build opportunities for relationships with decision-makers in government, business, non-profit, and the public. They will help develop and fundraise for the Institute to achieve societal impact. They will build internal policy capacity and partnership opportunities for Gund researchers.

The position has a salary range of $46,000-$87,000, plus benefits. We expect to hire at or above the mid-point of this range, but salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s skills and experience. The Gund Institute is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to its diversity and excellence. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

To apply:

  • Visit the UVM job website (https://www.uvmjobs.com/postings/62559) to review position description and qualifications and apply.
  • Upload a resume and cover letter.
  • Review of applications will begin May 15, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.

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.