***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** We are doing a search for a new associate director. I would love to see someone who worked on networks and the environment get this gig. Stanford has a surprising amount of expertise in social network analysis, albeit distributed around the campus and there are quite a few E-IPER students who work on networks. Interested applicants can apply online at http://stanfordcareers.stanford.edu/, job #67926. No deadline, but best to get your application in before winter closure (~20 December) for full consideration. Associate Director Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources (E-IPER) Do you have experience managing academic programs and staff, a passion for mentoring students, and a background broadly related to environmental sciences or sustainability? The Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources (E-IPER) at Stanford University is seeking an Associate Director to serve as the program’s chief academic staff officer. E-IPER is an interdisciplinary graduate program that trains the next generation of scholars and leaders to address real-world environment and sustainability problems. Housed in the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences (SE3), the program is comprised of about 80 graduate students completing PhD and Joint MS degrees and draws on over 100 affiliated faculty from all seven schools, spanning a broad array of disciplines. The program attracts highly motivated students with significant professional experience and achievements from all over the world, creating a vibrant and exciting community at Stanford. Examples of some of the responsibilities you might have in this position include: Academic • Lead the development and implementation of a new E-IPER strategic plan. • Serve as program advisor to all PhD students, providing individual guidance, ensuring students make appropriate degree progress, and connecting students with faculty and resources they need to be successful. • Guide the creation of new courses and professional development opportunities for students. • Oversee the PhD admissions process and serve on the admissions committee • Expand alumni engagement efforts. • Lead communication and recruitment efforts to enhance the diversity of students. • Develop and oversee implementation of program policies. • Build relationships with Faculty to ensure E-IPER’s success. Finance and Administration • Manage a small, highly collaborative team. • Provide financial oversight for operational budget and endowment funds. • Lead E-IPER’s communication efforts, including development of a comprehensive communications strategy. • Prepare reports and presentations for donors and oversight committees. • Actively engage in fundraising efforts and donor stewardship activities. • Serve as primary liaison to key University offices and programs. • Lead E-IPER’s response to periodic program reviews. School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences Mitchell Building, 397 Panama Mall, Stanford, California 94305 650.723.2544 (t) 650.725.6566 (f) • earth.stanford.edu Associate Director Minimum Qualifications: • Advanced degree required, Ph.D. in environmental social science or sustainability-related field strongly preferred. • Five or more years of relevant experience in area of specialization and five or more years relevant experience managing staff. • Ability to manage budgets and develop financial plans, program partnerships, and funding sources. • Advanced oral, written, and analytical skills exhibiting fluency in area of specialization. • Excellent leadership skills. • Ability to work extended hours, evenings or weekends when necessary; occasional overnight travel. Strongly Preferred Qualifications: • Experience managing academic programs. • Experience engaging, advising, and counseling graduate students. • Ability to think strategically and solve problems creatively. • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written. • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students and to build strong relationships with all groups. • Ability to develop and implement innovative teaching programs. • Experience in recruiting/outreach activities, curriculum development and teaching, and fundraising and stewardship. • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Physical Requirements*: • Perform desk-based computer tasks. *Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job. -- James Holland Jones Associate Professor of Earth Systems Science & Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment 473 Via Ortega, Room 140 Stanford, CA 94305-4216 phone: 650-721-2484 fax: 650-498-5099 email: [log in to unmask] url: http://www.stanford.edu/~jhj1 _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.