The American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) Executive Director

The American Society for Environmental History (ASEH)

Job Type: Government/Non-Profit

Application Deadline: December 20, 2017

The American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) seeks an executive director who will provide vision, leadership, and management for a nonprofit professional and scholarly association. The executive director represents, and advocates for, the interests of environmental history and environmental historians in international, national, state, and local settings; coordinates the work of staff and committees to create programs, services, and publications for the environmental history community; organizes the annual conference; develops projects and internships for graduate students and emerging scholars; and stays abreast of current developments in environmental history and related fields and disciplines. The executive director also seeks to diversify and strengthen the membership, the organization, and the field through effective communication; business, financial, and staff management; nonprofit administration; relationship building; and collaborative initiatives.

ASEH seeks a committed, experienced environmental historian and administrator for this full-time position and encourages applications from individuals with varied professional backgrounds. Compensation will be commensurate with education and experience. The Executive Director’s location is flexible; we welcome innovative location and university support arrangements.

The executive director will be an independent contractor with an initial four-year term (subject to annual review) and with opportunity for renewal.

For more information, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Nancy Langston, , or read the full job ad at:

Posted: October 04, 2017