Thread: President

Started: 2019-05-14 20:38:16
Last activity: 2019-05-14 20:38:16
Leslie Ewing
2019-05-14 20:38:16
Institution: UNAVCO
Open Until: 2019-07-15

The UNAVCO Board of Directors seeks Applicants to the position of President. Located in Boulder, Colorado, UNAVCO is a non-profit corporation that supports and promotes Earth science by advancing high-precision geodetic positioning, timing, and remote sensing for basic research, environmental studies, environmental monitoring and hazards mitigation.

Our membership is composed of international education, research, and operational institutions with a commitment to scholarly research, outreach and scientific application. The recent announcement of retirement by our esteemed President Dr. M. Meghan Miller requires that the UNAVCO Board of Directors fill the position of President. The President will report directly to the UNAVCO Board of Directors, which is elected by its membership.

The Board of Directors seeks a dynamic individual with:

o A demonstrated record of excellence, vision and leadership in Earth science;

o A broad understanding of the scientific and operational applications of geodetic technology in service of basic research, environmental monitoring and hazards mitigation;

o Highly-developed leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills to represent UNAVCO in scientific, government, and commercial venues;

o A demonstrated ability to promote a diverse and inclusive environment;

o A demonstrated ability to lead, communicate with, and inspire the diverse employees of the facility and to work effectively as a team member;

o A demonstrated ability to promote consensus among researchers and managers with diverse points of view;

o Knowledge of UNAVCO's sponsor agencies (NSF, NASA, USGS), their sister agencies and associated governmental structures and procedures;

o Strong management skills and business knowledge with a demonstrated ability to lead within a cost and schedule constrained environment;

o The ability to engage in frequent national and international travel.

Application details:

The minimum term of the employment is negotiable but the expectation is 2-4 years.

Applications should include a complete vita, the names and addresses of three or more references, a statement outlining the applicant’s vision for UNAVCO, and a statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Review of applications will begin June 20, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Please note: We are unable to provide sponsorship for work authorization. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We encourage diversity and prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected class under state or federal law.

Send inquiries to: UNAVCO, c/o Leslie Ewing, 6350 Nautilus Drive, Suite B/C Boulder, CO 80301-5554 or via email to: ewing<at>

To apply online please click on the link below:

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