Executive Director, Yale Center for Environmental Justice

Organization: Yale Center for Environmental Justice
Location: 195 Prospect Street. New Haven, CT 06511
Duration: Permanent
Pay/Volunteer: Wage Ranges | It's Your Yale
Description: The Yale Center for Environmental Justice (YCEJ) at the Yale School of the Environment (YSE) is seeking an inaugural Executive Director to lead the Center. The Executive Director will develop a strategic direction and organizational development in alignment with YCEJ’s commitment to strengthening institutional capacity to build power with frontline communities leading change. The successful candidate will have a network capable of catalyzing partnerships and shape Yale’s expanding interdisciplinary research, teaching, and practice in environmental justice. The Executive Director position also includes a strong teaching component. The Executive Director will grow and steward the Center’s budget, hire personnel, and put YCEJ’s vision for a collaborative and inclusive Center into practice. As the Center’s leader, the successful candidate will develop and sustain YCEJ’s programs at the highest level of excellence. This includes supervising the Clean and Equitable Energy Program (CEED) in partnership with the Yale Center for Business and the Environment (CBEY).
Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
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