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Executive Director Search Committee
c/o Helen Wiggins, ARCUS Director of Programs

The ARCUS Board of Directors seeks an innovative Executive Director for the opportunity of leading ARCUS, a nonprofit consortium that represents and serves the broad arctic research community. The Executive Director works collaboratively with the organization's board, staff, member institutions, and organizations around the world to further develop ARCUS' leadership in science planning, education, information, and outreach.

ARCUS is funded through cooperative agreements, contracts, and grants with federal agencies and other entities, as well as member dues. ARCUS, with nearly 50 member institutions, currently has a highly skilled staff of 18 and an annual budget of approximately $2M. Activities of ARCUS
include: identifying and responding to emerging arctic science issues, facilitating science initiatives, convening and implementing meetings and conferences, and developing reports with recommendations for arctic science efforts. ARCUS also manages arctic science education activities and provides information infrastructure and outreach.

The successful candidate will bring the vision and skills necessary to lead this energetic organization.

A detailed job description is available at:

More information about ARCUS is available throughout the ARCUS website

The position is located in Fairbanks, Alaska and requires extensive national and international travel. See,_Alaska for information about Fairbanks.

Compensation Package: Highly competitive with positions of comparable responsibility.

Review of applications will begin Tuesday, 30 September 2008.

Send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references with contact information in electronic format (preferred) to: Executive Director Search Committee c/o Helen Wiggins, Director of Programs,

Hard copy format may be sent to: ARCUS, 3535 College Road, Suite 101, Fairbanks, Alaska 99709-3710.

ARCUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.