Executive Director

Indigenous Knowledge, Community Monitoring and Citizen Science

Alberta Environment and Parks, Edmonton –The Environmental Monitoring and Science Division (EMSD) is dedicated to providing open and transparent public access to scientific data on the current and future condition of Alberta’s environment.  Join our executive team and be part of transforming the province’s monitoring system.

Reporting to the Chief Scientist and Assistant Deputy Minister, you will provide strategic leadership in the design and delivery of programs that involve indigenous communities, community organizations, and citizen volunteers in environmental science and monitoring.  With guidance from an Indigenous Wisdom Advisory Panel, you will build respectful relationships and work collaboratively with indigenous peoples to develop strategies and initiatives that incorporate traditional ecological knowledge into EMSD programs.  Your team will also engage and capture the knowledge of Albertans who are active in environmental management (naturalists, academics, students and other citizen scientists) and ensure the active participation of these groups in program planning and delivery.  A trusted and collaborative leader, you will advance an enhanced, holistic monitoring system that is built on science and international best practices in consultation with Alberta indigenous people and communities.

Your background includes extensive related experience, with strengths in strategic leadership and stakeholder engagement.  Ideally, you have significant experience working with indigenous people, communities and organizations in the field of environmental science, and a sound understanding of industry, community and citizen perspectives on key science and environmental issues.  Recognized for your relationship building skills, you have a demonstrated ability to lead interdisciplinary and multi-stakeholder teams to achieve results in new and developing areas.  Related post-secondary education is required, graduate level is preferred.This Executive Manager position offers a salary range of $125,318 - $164,691 ($4,801.47-$6,310.03 bi-weekly).  Final candidates will be required to undergo a security screening.  This competition may be used to fill future vacancies.ClosingDate:December 22, 2016

Job ID: 1039295                                                                                          OpenCompetition

Visit www.jobs.alberta.ca for more information and to apply directly online, or fax your resume to Executive Search, Alberta Corporate Human Resources, Fax (780) 422-0468.  When applying online, please submit your cover letter and resume as one file.  Online applications will receive an automated confirmation.  You will be contacted if you are selected for an interview.  Our contact number (780) 408-8460.




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