[ES_JOBS_NET] Seeking President & CEO for Schoodic Institute

Amanda Babson babsona at gmail.com
Tue Aug 8 14:59:43 MDT 2017

Passing along in hopes they get someone great for this excellent
organization I get to work with.

*From: *Schoodic Institute <info at schoodicinstitute.org>
*Subject: **Leadership Opportunity: Seeking President & CEO for Schoodic
*Date: *August 1, 2017 at 8:02:58 AM EDT
*To: *<NFisichelli at schoodicinstitute.org>
*Reply-To: *Schoodic Institute <info at schoodicinstitute.org>

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[image: Schoodic Institute logo]
President and CEO Search Announcement

*Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park* is seeking a President and
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead a growing research and education
organization located amid the breathtaking scenic beauty of Acadia National
Park’s Schoodic District in Winter Harbor, Maine.

Schoodic Institute is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with a mission to
advance ecosystem science and learning for all ages through a unique
partnership with Acadia National Park. The Institute’s goal is to be an
international leader for research that inspires environmental stewardship.
Through cooperative agreements, the Institute manages Acadia National
Park’s Schoodic Education and Research Center and administers the Schoodic
Marine Center, a separate LLC. Private philanthropy and grants enable
Schoodic Institute to leverage the National Park Service’s investment for
greater impact at the local, regional and national levels.

Schoodic Institute currently facilitates and develops research programs in
bird ecology, forest ecology, intertidal ecology, citizen science and
education. Its Second Century Stewardship initiative, a partnership with
the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the National
Park Service, is advancing conservation science, and strengthening the
public understanding of the importance of science for the parks and the
parks for science. The Institute also offers education programs for
teachers, students and professionals in partnership with Acadia National
Park and other organizations and institutions. Schoodic Institute’s
programs directly reach over 700 students and 100 teachers each year;
outreach and other programs impact thousands more students and learners of
all ages. For more detailed information about Schoodic Institute and its
programs please visit www.schoodicinstitute.org
 or review the 2016 Annual Report (www.schoodicinstitute.org/abo
[image: Aerial view of Schoodic Institute campus, Acadia National Park]

The President/CEO works closely with Schoodic Institute’s Board of
Directors and staff, Acadia National Park’s senior managers and other
partners to provide the vision, strategic direction and leadership to
advance the Institute’s mission. The person in this position oversees a
complex and growing organization and serves as an ambassador for the
Institute with a diverse group of stakeholders. Please read the detailed
“Job Description and Qualifications” for a complete list of
responsibilities and position requirements.

While a range of backgrounds will be considered, the President/CEO should
possess a strong understanding of and a commitment to science, education
and conservation. An ideal candidate would be a talented, strategic leader
with a vision to build an internationally recognized institution with a
strong scientific and educational mission. He or she should be successful
at raising funds, skillful in establishing close working relationships, and
an articulate spokesperson with proven communication skills.

*For more information about this position and how to apply, please review
the detailed job description:*

*. *

*Inquires may be directed to Ms. CJ Langley at 207-288-1385
<(207)%20288-1385> or CJLangley at schoodicinstitute.org
<CJLangley at schoodicinstitute.org>.*

*Please forward this message to potential candidates.*
[image: Schoodic Point Sunset, Photo: NPS/Kent Miller]

*Advancing ecosystem science and learning for all agesthrough a unique
partnership with Acadia National Park*

*P.O. Box 277, Winter Harbor, ME 04693207-288-1310
<(207)%20288-1310> www.SchoodicInstitute.org
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Amanda L. Babson, PhD
Coastal Landscape Adaptation Coordinator
Northeast Region
National Park Service
University of Rhode Island Bay Campus
215 South Ferry Rd.
Narragansett, RI 02882
(401) 874-6015
(401) 932-9812 (mobile)

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where Japanese American citizens and resident Japanese aliens were
incarcerated during World War II.
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