The Environmental Law Institute (ELI)
, DC, United States
Jun 22, 2022
Oct 05, 2022
Are you passionate about both emerging technology and protecting the environment? Are you up for the challenge of identifying breakthroughs in science, technology, and policy and developing projects to identify solutions to enhance environmental performance? If yes, then the Environmental Law Institute needs you as our Lead, Technology & Innovation Lab Programs.
What Would You Be Doing Exactly?
As a part of ELI’s Research & Policy team, you would support ELI’s Innovation Lab and Technology and the Environment programs. You would be responsible for varied project and program assignments in collaboration with more senior research and policy staff including, but not limited to, project management, research tasks, writing, outreach, and support for fundraising activities. More specifically the Program Lead will:
What do you need to thrive in this role?
Having a J.D., Master’s, or equivalent degree will be essential in thriving in this position. You should also have at least 1 year of experience in an environmental management and policy field. Fluency in a foreign language would be an asset for you, but it isn’t required.
The Research & Policy department is collaborative by nature and the Program Lead must be able to interact in a professional manner with people from diverse racial, ethnic, political, and socioeconomic backgrounds. We employ anti-racist practices and principles while striving to support ELI’s culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. Other skills needed but not limited to include:
Who is ELI?
The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is a research, publishing, 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.
What can you expect from ELI?
The annual salary for this position starts at $55,000 and is commensurate with experience. ELI’s total compensation includes excellent benefits including:
Ready to apply? Here’s how…
Submit an application package via ELI's online application system. Simply visit https://www.eli.org/employment to get started. Note that your submission must contain the following uploaded documents (Word or PDF format), as follows:
Candidates passing the initial applicant screening process will be requested to provide references.
ELI will accept applications for this position until 11:59 pm EST Friday, May 20, 2022. However, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the post may be filled prior to the closing deadline. You must use ELI’s online application system; ELI cannot accept applications submitted by email, USPS or other shipping service, or hand delivery.
Please note that to ensure the health and safety of the ELI workforce, any offer of employment from ELI is contingent on candidates providing proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. ELI management will consider requests for religious or medical exceptions, consistent with applicable law.
ELI is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to achieving an inclusive, diverse workforce that values every individual. We firmly believe that hiring individuals with varying perspectives and backgrounds contributes to our success as an organization, and we strive to create an environment that fosters inclusiveness. As such, minority candidates and candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
The Environmental Law Institute (ELI)