Managing Director, Georgetown Environmental Justice Program - Georgetown University Main Campus
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The Managing Director will manage the day to day functions and activities of the Environmental Justice Program (EJP), introducing efficient and effective systems to operationalize the next phase of the Program strategy and increase the productivity and sustainability of the organization, while at the same time maintaining an entrepreneurial and creative spirit necessary to drive the Program's work.
The Managing Director must be a leader who is able to help others at the Program deliver measurable, cost-effective results that make the vision for the Environmental Justice Program a reality. Importantly, the successful Managing Director will have the skills, sensitivity, and personal confidence to optimize the talent that exists in the team and recruit the talent necessary to scale.
Reporting to the Director, the Managing Director will lead all internal operations and will have the following responsibilities:
Working in partnership with the Georgetown Environment initiative and the Emergent Ethics Network, and more generally with all the colleagues and networks at Georgetown whose work intersects with environmental justice
Operationalize the strategic two-year plan and implement new processes and approaches to achieve it
Prepare programmatic and financial reports for presentation to the board as necessary
7-10 years in a senior management position in a nonprofit organization, private sector company, foundation, or government agency
Advanced degree required
Track record delivering superior results, commanding respect, assuming leadership roles, and creating an inclusive work environment
Success in roles requiring execution of multiple tasks while responding to multiple priorities
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide array of people, junior and senior, for-profit and nonprofit, and from diverse backgrounds
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills are essential
Passionate about the Environmental Justice Program's mission and impact
Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in organizational settings
Transparent and direct
Spark, imagination, creativity
Skills to remain focused in the face of pressure, deliver against timelines, and not be intimidated by tasks/time limitations
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