Bronx River Alliance Director of Programs Position

The Bronx River Alliance is seeking a Director of Programs.  This is a full-time position with an annual salary of $70,000 to $80,000.  The Alliance offers medical, dental and vision insurance; SIMPLE IRA with up to 3% match, pre-tax FSA and transit benefits; 13 paid holidays, paid vacation, sick and personal days.  The reporting location is Bronx River House located at 1490 Sheridan Boulevard.  Alliance employees are currently on a staggered in-office schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Bronx River Alliance serves as a coordinated voice for the river, and works with 100+ partners -  including NYC Parks - to protect, improve, and restore the river so that it is a healthy resource for the communities through which the river flows.

**Application deadline is Wednesday, October 27th.**

Position overview: 

The Director of Programs leads the Alliance's programs (Ecological Restoration and Management, Education, Greenway, Outreach, and Recreation) heading up a dynamic, diverse and talented team to build, fund, and implement an innovative slate of river-related programs focused on environmental justice to:

Achieve the Alliance's mission (bronxriver.org/about)

Develop an engaged network of partners, community leaders, and volunteers to lead this work

Work with local education-sector partners to connect youth in EJ communities to research and career opportunities in the environmental sector

Open up opportunities for youth in EJ communities in the watershed to research and career opportunities in the environmental sector

Develop the Bronx Riv3er Greenway as a continuous network of parks and trails along the river

Center diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA); community leadership; and environmental justice

 

Note:

Occasional night and weekend work is required

The Alliance works in partnership with NYC Parks and community stakeholders

Lower Westchester and Bronx residency preferred

This position reports to the Executive Director

The Alliance offers medical, dental and vision insurance; SIMPLE IRA with up to 3% match, pre-tax FSA and transit benefits; 13 paid holidays, paid vacation, sick and personal days

The reporting location is Bronx River House located at 1490 Sheridan Boulevard.  Alliance employees are currently on a staggered in-office schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic

 

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To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected] by October 27, 2021.

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