Are you passionate about climate action and eager to educate decision-makers about the facts? Are you a skilled manager with experience in law, policy, or science? If you are up for the challenge of helping grow a dynamic initiative helping judges develop a basic familiarity with climate science to keep pace with the climate issues emerging in courtrooms and the law, then the Environmental Law Institute needs you as our Senior Manager, Climate Judiciary Project. As a part of the Climate Judiciary Project (CJP) you will be involved in fostering a better understanding of climate science and the law in the judicial community through educational programs. To do this you will engage with diverse constituencies of scientists, judges, and policy experts.
ELI is looking for someone with a Master’s or equivalent degree, although experience can substitute for a post graduate degree. You need to have at least five years of experience managing multi-faceted projects and it would be ideal if those projects were related to policy, law, science, or the environment. You need to be familiar with science and policy as it relates to climate and the environment and be able to quickly pick up new knowledge and skills. You need to be an effective communicator in a variety of mediums and with a broad range of people, including representing ELI publicly in a manner consistent with our mission and values. Because you will be managing a large project in a fast-paced environment, superb planning, management, and organizational skills will be key.
The CJP team is collaborative by nature and you must be able to work directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. We employ anti-racist practices and principles while striving to support ELI’s culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. Because swift and efficient action is needed to help address climate change, the ability to manage people and projects effectively with moderate supervision while producing high quality results on deadline and within budget is essential. You need to be proficient with standard office software including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is a research and education “think and do” tank that makes law work for people, places, and the planet. We envision a healthy environment, prosperous economies, and vibrant communities founded on the rule of law. Our mission is to foster innovative, just, and practical law and policy solutions to enable leaders across borders and sectors to make environmental, economic, and social progress.