What We Do: CUAHSI is a nonprofit organization with a mission to advance water science through interdisciplinary collaboration, to empower the community by providing critical infrastructure, and to promote education in the water sciences at all levels. CUAHSI’s support primarily is from the National Science Foundation, with additional support from other federal agencies and foundations. We promote water science excellence and innovation; develop and manage unique community resources and services; create and nurture productive collaborations and partnerships; and expand educational access and opportunities. The primary pillars of CUAHSI’s operations are Water Data Services and Community Services.
We value technical excellence, objectivity, collaboration, flexibility, transparency, and service to our community and society. We are committed to ensuring that diversity, inclusion and equity are reflected in our culture and in all of our community activities.
What the Deputy Director Does: The Deputy Director reports to the Executive Director and supports both internal activities and external community engagement and services.
Internally, the Deputy Director manages CUAHSI's Community Services staff. This involves working with the Executive Director and Project Manager to create and deliver services (e.g.. workshops, training, cyberseminars, outreach, and other services) that are responsive to community needs, innovative, and serve the diversity of the water-science education and outreach.
CUAHSI is an equal opportunity employer and offers a very competitive benefits package that includes health and dental insurance, paid vacation, disability, and a 403(b)-retirement plan. More information about CUAHSI is at https://www.cuahsi.org/. Please send a statement of interest and CV to email@example.com.
What the Deputy Director brings to CUAHSI:
Five or more years of experience in research, teaching, or other relevant experience.
A Ph.D. in water resources, environmental science, or other relevant discipline. Highly relevant experience may be considered in lieu of Ph.D
Flexibility and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
Strong interpersonal skills, especially in developing new partnerships
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, both independently and as a part of a team and to set priorities in a flexible manner to address changing needs.
A passion for CUAHSI's mission, including both Water Data Services and Community Services
Proficiency with standard business products such as MS Office Suite, Adobe products, etc.
Ability to exercise highest level of discretion on both internal and external confidential matters
Ability to travel as needed
About Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc.
CUAHSI is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides programs and services which support the advancement of interdisciplinary water science. We foster a diverse and dynamic water science community enabled by shared scientific infrastructure that support the development and communication of an integrated understanding of interactions among water, earth, ecosystems, and society. CUAHSI’s membership consists of more than 130 institutions, including academic institutions, non-governmental organizations, and international institutions, but CUAHSI’s services are available to all.