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Executive director


ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability USA


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United States    

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April 1, 2024

ICLEI USA is seeking a strategic, visionary, influential leader to continue the organization’s growth and innovation during a period of significant opportunity and change. The right candidate will bring passion, knowledge, and experience related to ICLEI’s “five pathways,” or dimensions, of climate action, including decarbonization; adaptation and resilience; equity and justice; circular economy; and nature-based development. Their multifaceted experience will equip them to support ICLEI USA’s staff experts, partnerships, and service offerings across our pathways. They will champion the important role climate action plays in building a just, equitable, and climate-ready future and represent the work of the ICLEI USA network to audiences across the country and around the world. They will be an innovative leader with proven advocacy, communications, and relationship building skills, and possess significant organizational leadership experience, ideally in the nonprofit community and/or local and regional governments.

Special Requirements
Bachelor’s degree plus an Advanced Degree in environmental science, policy, or management, or at least four consecutive years of senior professional experience in an environmental-related field is required.

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