Tuesday, August 12, 2014

ELI seeks manager for its Professional Education Program

See detailers here and below.

Location: Washington, DC - Category: Publications and Associates
Status: Full Time
Date Posted: 08/07/2014


The Environmental Law Institute (ELI), a non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., is the leading center of environmental law research, policy, analysis, and training in the United States. Founded in 1969, ELI plays a pivotal role in the evolution of environmental law, management, and policy both in the United States and abroad. Support for the Institute comes from a mix of law firm, corporate, government, academic, and individual members as well as grants from private foundations, companies, and government agencies.


ELI seeks a person with exceptional organizational skills to take managerial and program development responsibilities for its professional education programs. These programs consist of roughly bimonthly webinars covering areas of environmental law, policy and management. The Manager collaborates with a wide variety of partners in the environmental policy and law realm to develop and execute 90 minute webinars tailored to the interests of ELI members and other environmental professionals. The Manager is responsible for helping to design programs and for recruiting faculty, managing the program itself, promoting the programs, and managing continuing legal education credits, if any are offered.

The Manager  reports to ELI’s Director of Professional Education.

Compensation and Benefits: $30,000-40,000, depending upon experience, with excellent benefits.


Candidates should offer significant organizational skills, creative thinking, and ability to be self-directed. Strong skills required include organization, events planning, oral presentation, a willingness to learn new skills, and personal qualities necessary for effective outreach to professionals in all sectors. A law degree and familiarity with environmental issues are strongly preferred.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:  Submit an application package via ELI’s online application system, at http://www.eli.org/About/employment.cfm. To be considered, your submission must include the completed online form, together with the following uploaded materials: (1) a cover letter; (2) a current resume; and (3) a list of references. Your cover letter should address your personal goals and interests, as well as your experience and interest in carrying out the duties outlined above.

Applications must be submitted to ELI no later than August 24, 2014. Please note: you must use ELI’s online application system. ELI is unable to consider applications submitted by email, U.S. mail, or hand delivery; nor can late applications be considered. No phone calls, please.  Please send an email to vanwyk@eli.org if you have any technical problems complying with these application instructions.

The Environmental Law Institute is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunity and to achieving an inclusive, diverse workplace that values every individual. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.


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