The Project Manager will provide strong leadership and support for ARCUS programs and projects. By working with different experts and leaders in all areas of arctic research, the Project Manager will help develop plans, consensus of needs, and designs for implementing projects. The Project Manager's most fundamental concerns are with project management; workshop planning and implementation; writing, editing, and producing publications and reports; and professional correspondence in a variety of contexts.

The successful candidate will have the skills needed to lead, build consensus, and manage change in a rapidly evolving, fast paced environment. A strong sense of community and commitment to science planning coupled with astute attention to detail are necessary. The candidate will possess common sense and the capacity for sound, efficient decision making. Excellent writing and editing, project planning, and management is essential. Ability to maintain an overview of complex, interrelated issues and to synthesize information into an integrated, compelling presentation is also necessary for success.


College degree required, background in science and program management highly preferred. Experience working with high-level advisory groups is helpful.

For a complete position description please go to: Review and acceptance of applications will begin and continue at the discretion of the Executive Director until an appointment is made. Application materials should include:

- A letter of interest that addresses specifically how the candidate's experiences and qualifications suit them for the
- A resume; and
- A writing sample.

Complete application packages may be emailed as a PDF to Susan Fox (
or sent in hardcopy to:

Susan E. Fox
Executive Director
Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S.
3535 College Road - Suite 101
Fairbanks, AK 99709

ARCUS is a 501 (c) (3) consortium of 52 universities and research institutions concerned with arctic research and education. A collaborative organization, ARCUS facilitates planning and implementation of important arctic research initiatives, produces strategic planning reports with research community recommendations for arctic science priorities, and distributes information resources to the arctic research community. ARCUS activities are funded through member dues and contracts and grants with federal and private entities.

Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. ARCUS is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

ARCUS offers a highly competitive benefits package including health/dental insurance, retirement plan, 11 paid holidays, and paid time off.

Salary: $60,000 - 75,000 depending on experience.

No phone calls will be accepted. No relocation assistance.

For further information, please go to:

Or contact:
Susan E. Fox, Executive Director