Executive Director, Space Science Institute - JRID47328

Submission Dates
Archive Date: 
January 31, 2014
Deadline to Apply for Job: 
January 31, 2014
Job Details
Job Category: 
Science Management
Institution/Company Name: 
Space Science Institute
Institution Classification/Type: 
Other
Submission Address for Resumes/CVs
Attention To: 
Search Committee
Organization: 
Space Science Institute
Street Address Line 1: 
4750 Walnut Street
Street Address Line 2: 
Suite 205
City: 
Boulder
State/Province: 
CO
Zip/Postal Code: 
80301
Country: 
USA
Telephone: 
720-974-5888
FAX: 
720-974-5837
Email: 
searchcommittee@spacescience.org
Contact Information For Inquiries About Job
Email Address for Inquiries: 
searchcommittee@spacescience.org
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Space Science Institute (SSI) invites inquiries and applications for the position of Executive Director. Qualified candidates will have a strong reputation within a scientific field relevant to the institute (e.g., planetary science, astrophysics, space physics, or Earth science) and will possess excellent leadership, managerial, interpersonal, and administrative skills. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining and augmenting the scientific excellence and vitality of the institute, for implementing long-term strategies and organizational goals, for developing and overseeing effective management and financial practices, and for cultivating good relationships with the general public, scientific and educational professionals, and potential funding agents. The Executive Director will be expected to maintain his/her own independent research program to help support a dedicated portion (ideally 25-50%) of time/salary. Candidates must have a Ph.D. and approximately ten years of experience in project management. 

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, description of current research/education interests, and contact information for three references.  Inquiries and applications should be sent to searchcommittee@spacescience.org.

Position start date: September 2014

For detailed information about the organization, as well as the position, please visit http://www.spacescience.org.

SSI is a non-profit, public-benefit 501(c)(3) corporation and operates as an Equal Opportunity employer. This job description is general in nature and should not be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications of the position.
 

Included Benefits: 

SSI is a business-casual environment with excellent benefits. The full benefits package will be determined upon offer of employment.