Arctic Landscape (source: Getty Images) The Arctic Research Consortium of the US (ARCUS) has two job opening. ARCUS is a 501(c) (3) non-profit consortium of universities and institutions concerned with Arctic research and education. ARCUS envisions strong and productive linkages among researchers, educators, communities, and other stakeholders that promote discovery and understanding of the Arctic.

Project Manager:

This position will primarily focus on the Study of Environmental Arctic Change program (SEARCH:, an exciting and developing program with a vision of scientific understanding to help society understand and respond to a rapidly changing Arctic.This position will work with ARCUS staff, agency personnel, committees, and the broader research community to support and implement a variety of activities. The successful candidate will provide professional project management to meet deadlines in a rapidly evolving environment. The candidate will possess strong analytical and decision-making skills and have a strong commitment to support and facilitate collaborative efforts (Tasks, responsability, how to apply and more, please click here).

Executive Director:

The Arctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS) seeks an experienced association professional to serve as its executive director. The ideal candidate will have 10 years of senior executive experience in associations, NGOs, or US federal government. They will have a background or experience in science policy and/or scientific membership associations and federal grant administration and reporting experience. A Bachelor's degree is required. International experience, meetings management experience, a CAE credential, and Master's degree are preferred. A PhD is not required.

Incorporated in 1988, ARCUS exists to identify and bring together arctic research community resources to strengthen the community and address the many challenges facing the Arctic and the US. ARCUS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and organized and operated for educational, professional, or scientific purposes to advance arctic research and education. ARCUS has a $2 million annual operating budget and 14 staff. The executive is expected to split his or her time between Washington, DC and Fairbanks, Alaska and may reside in either location(For more information click here)