Parks Institute seeks executive director

October 18, 2021

The Institute for Parks, People, and Biodiversity seeks a dynamic, forward-thinking leader to serve as the executive director. The Executive Director will advance three major initiatives:

  1. Research and dissemination on climate adaptation strategies for parks and protected areas in the US and abroad;
  2. Advancing the scientific foundations for the California 30 x 30 Initiative, and helping policymakers surmount key barriers to its effective implementation; and
  3. Preparing a new generation of diverse conservation leaders with the right skills and abilities to understand, design, and lead using the best available science.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in climate adaptation, conservation, or other related policy areas. A values-based scientist who has demonstrated interest in enhancing environmental integrity, they will have a commitment to advancing the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in parks. Consider applying if you are interested in working with policymakers and advocates to improve access to parks and protected lands for everyone.

Learn more about the application and position on the job posting