Deputy Director

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The University of Washington Climate Impacts Group within the College of the Environment is seeking a Deputy Director. The role is based in Seattle, Washington. The Deputy Director will play a leading role in and have oversight responsibilities for the Climate Impacts Group’s climate research and stakeholder engagement efforts, including internal operations (research coordination, fiscal planning and oversight, project management, employee supervision and strategic planning) and externally-facing activities (building and maintaining external relationships with diverse stakeholders and collaborators, grant-writing and public and private fund-raising, public speaking). The Deputy Director will lead and participate in applied interdisciplinary climate impacts and adaptation research. The Deputy Director will report to Dr. Amy Snover, Director. The Deputy Director will act on behalf of the Director in her absence, serving as her designee.

The Climate Impacts Group is a fast-paced, dynamic, and deadline driven environment, which requires the Deputy Director to bring strong organizational, project and personnel management skills and problem-solving and priority-setting abilities. The Deputy Director will demonstrate initiative and demonstrate discretion and good judgment.

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about university of washington climate impacts group

The Climate Impacts Group is an interdisciplinary center within the University of Washington’s College of the Environment, and part of the UW’s innovative new environmental institute, EarthLab. The Climate Impacts Group is dedicated to building the resilience of Northwest communities and ecosystems to the impacts of climate variability and climate change. Since 1995, we have worked in close partnership with regional resource managers, planners, and policy makers to develop, deliver and support the use of decision-relevant scientific information. Visit for more.


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University of Washington


Deputy Director


Thursday 1st November 2018


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