1. Serve as primary coordinator and liaison for the Yale Center for Natural Carbon Capture (YCNCC), supporting research, training, and outreach activities. 2. Lead efforts in developing programs within the new Center, such as a postdoctoral fellowship program and a research grants program. 3. Work closely with the Center's lead administrator in the Provost's Office to assist with preparing and tracking budgets and monitoring of expenses. 4. Manage staff and coordinate activities of various administrative offices, faculty, steering committee members, funders and other stakeholders across both the university, as well as the Center's broader networks. 5. Develop and foster relationships with other Yale Centers, Schools, and Departments as well as outside agencies (e.g., NGOs, businesses, government) doing work relevant to that being done at the Center. 6. Assist with raising additional funds for the center, including interacting with private and corporate donors, and supporting faculty and research scientist proposals for external federal funding. 7. Compile reports and prepare presentations on the Center's activities and progress for funders and internal use. 8. Establish regular meetings with the steering committee, which consists of Yale faculty from multiple schools and departments. 9. Oversee development and maintenance of the Center's website and other outreach materials and monitor the Center's official email address. 10. Oversee the organization and hosting of events such as seminars, workshops, and conferences.
Preferred Education: PhD in relevant field (e.g. Ecology, Geology, Climate Science, Engineering). Experience interacting with NGOs, industry, and corporate donors.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: PhD in relevant field (e.g. Ecology, Geology, Climate Science, Engineering). Experience interacting with NGOs, industry, and corporate donors.
Required Skill/ability 5: Proven organizational skills, including the ability to organize and manage multiple projects and processes simultaneously.
Posting Position Title: Director 3, Yale Center for Natural Carbon
Required Skill/ability 3: A leader with a positive attitude and ability to get things done efficiently.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Managing Director - Natural Carbon Capture Center
Required Skill/ability 1: Superior interpersonal skills to interact effectively and represent the Center well with students, faculty, administrators, alumni, visitors, other Yale staff, and corporate contacts.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to work successfully in a fast-paced and changing environment.
Required Skill/ability 2: Excellent written and oral communication skills.
1. MS degree in a relevant scientific field and five years of related experience in research/academic administration or the equivalent combination of education and experience. 2. Demonstrated expertise in natural climate solutions and/or carbon management.
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