One of the world’s largest global networks of young professionals with more than 750 member organizations from 85 countries, is set to begin a search for a new Director. Its current Director, Sam Loni, will transition to another leadership role within the SDSN, while also undertaking graduate studies at the University of Oxford in November.
The Director of SDSN Youth will lead a team of 185 staff members from more than 35 countries across 22 regional/ national networks, and oversee global programs in the following areas: cities and urban communities, innovation and social entrepreneurship, universities and campuses, and education for sustainable development.
The Director of SDSN Youth is a full-time position based in New York and includes domestic and international travel. In ordinary circumstances, the candidate must work directly from the SDSN Secretariat in New York City. However, due to circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic, this position may require a period of remote work. Candidates must have prior legal authorization to work in the United States. SDSN Youth is committed to diversity and inclusion, encouraging applications from a broad range of individuals.
: The role
The Director of SDSN Youth will serve as a member of the SDSN secretariat in New York City, reporting to the Vice President of SDSN for the Americas (Head of the New York Office), while also working closely with the President of the SDSN.
The position is based in New York and will require international travel. The right to work in the USA is essential. SDSN is committed to diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from a broad range of individuals.
Funding details :
As an SDSN Association employee you will be eligible for a full-time salary, the full range of SDSN-Association benefits, including full medical coverage, a retirement scheme, and employment insurance.