The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is the nation's most effective environmental action organization. We use law, science and the support of 1.3 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our staff helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act, and many of the implementing regulations; our water enforcement cases played a major role shaping current water policy throughout the country. Today, our staff of more than 500 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy and communications experts, and others, work out of offices in New York, Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Livingston, Montana and Beijing.
The Facilities and Administration Department is seeking a Deputy Director, Facilities to work cooperatively and under the oversight of the Director of Facilities and Sustainability Programs. The NRDC’s growing workplace needs span seven offices worldwide with nearly 700 staff. The successful candidate will have excellent management skills as well as an innovative and holistic approach to enabling the success of NRDC’s programs. He or she will have demonstrated success in the transformational management of a diverse organization comprised of a wide range of staff competency from entry-level to mid-level professionals; and will be comfortable working in a rapidly changing, fast-paced environment; leading and proactively managing work streams. The candidate should display the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: performance management analytics, leadership, customer/tenant relations, project management, negotiation, critical thinking, and crisp verbal and written communication skills. He or she will also provide management and operational support for the entire scope of the Director’s work, enabling the Director to focus more attention on long-term planning and strategy.
Timely completion and attention to detail are expected in carrying out these tasks, as is the ability to make decisions and assess situations with the "big picture" in mind. The Deputy Director must work well under pressure and respond to dynamic requests and issues in a calm and professional manner.
NRDC is committed to workplace diversity and inclusion. We are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring or employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a pleasant working environment. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with experience.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, for positions based in San Francisco, CA we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
To apply, please visit www.nrdc.org/careers and upload your resume and cover letter through our online portal. We would like you to upload any additional papers or project work that you think would showcase your abilities. Please no phone calls, emails, faxes or in-person resume drop-offs. Please reference where you saw this posting. NRDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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