SSI Executive Director

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Current state: Approved
City: Boulder
State/Province: Colorado
Country: USA
Contact Email: [email protected]
Institution: SSI
Application Due Date: Friday, January 31 2014
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Start date: September 2014


Application period: October 2013 through January 2014


Further information:


The Space Science Institute (SSI) in Boulder, CO, is seeking a dynamic, forward-looking individual to lead the organization as Executive Director.  Qualified candidates will have a

strong reputation within a scientific field relevant to the institute (e.g., planetary science, astrophysics, space physics, or Earth science) and will possess excellent leadership,

managerial, interpersonal, and administrative skills.  The Executive Director will be expected to maintain his/her own independent research program to help support a dedicated portion

(ideally, 25-50%) of time/salary.  Candidates must have a Ph.D. and approximately ten years of experience in project management.  


Applications should include a cover letter, CV, description of current research/education interests, and contact information for three references.  Inquiries and applications should

be sent to [email protected].


SSI is a non-profit, public-benefit 501(c)3 corporation and operates as an Equal Opportunity employer.  This job description is general in nature and should not be interpreted as a

comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications of the position. More information about SSI can be found at