Manager, Professional Education Program
Environmental Law Institute - Washington, DC

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The Environmental Law Institute seeks an energetic, self-starting, highly motivated individual to be the Manager of the Professional Education Programs.

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 Associates Programs.

Qualifications: 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. Familiarity with environmental law and policy is a plus, but not required.

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