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Director of Programs Position, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park

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Director of Programs Position, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park


Schoodic Institute is excited to announce a great employment opportunity - a potential dream job for a scientist to live and work on the Schoodic Peninsula on the coast of Maine.  Our Director of Programs will help lead Schoodic Institute into Acadia National Park's second century.

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to advancing ecosystem science and learning for all ages. Schoodic Institute helps the National Park Service achieve the original vision for Acadia as a destination for science and inspiration. Through innovative programs and partnerships, the nonprofit Institute is a national and community catalyst and center for research and learning.

The Institute enriches the experiences of residents and visitors to the Acadia region. Building understanding and appreciation for the complexity of the natural world leads to stronger connections to nature and the environment we share. Engaging the public in science is rapidly advancing research and offers hope as we address complex challenges in a changing environment.

Primary Responsibility: Provide strategic leadership and direction for the Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park program team. Lead the development of new programs and partnerships, seek funding to advance the mission of Schoodic Institute, and coordinate the activities of research and education staff. The Director of Programs will work closely with the President as a key member of the management team.


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