• About UsEmployment

    Employment Opportunities

    At VCE, we're proud of our team of passionate, dedicated, and inspired staff that are impacting science and conservation every day. Please check back regularly for new job and internship opportunities. In addition to staff positions and internships, we also encourage graduate students and post-doctoral researchers to collaborate with our staff and programs.

    Current Openings:

    Associate Director (full-time)

    We are seeking our next Associate Director to work alongside our Executive Director to lead VCE in the next phase of our organization’s growth and success, following the retirement of our founding Director. The VCE Associate Director (AD) has both internal- and external-facing responsibilities. Within the organization, the AD is responsible for overseeing implementation of VCE’s strategic plan, including long-range budget projections and staffing models. The AD partners closely with the ED to chart VCE’s future growth and strategic priorities, and plays a key leadership role in the periodic revision and/or refreshing of the strategic plan, as well as translating it to a business plan.

    Full position description and application instructions can be found here.


    Development Assistant (full-time)

    The Development Assistant plays a central role in our continuously growing philanthropy program. The Development Assistant is primarily responsible for managing our constituent database (Little Green Light), entering and acknowledging gifts and pledges, supporting three major fundraising appeals each year along with a current strategic fundraising campaign, supporting communications activities, and monthly reporting from the database. The position requires careful attention to detail, strong organization skills, and the ability to handle multiple synchronous projects.

    Full position description and application instructions can be found here.


    Development Director (Full-time)

    The Vermont Center for Ecostudies (VCE) seeks a dynamic and experienced Director of Development to help fulfill our mission to advances wildlife conservation in New England and across the Americas through a combination of scientific research and community engagement. This position presents an exciting opportunity for a motivated fundraising professional to lead and grow a thriving development program at a trusted and respected organization with a passionate staff and committed donor base. The successful candidate will manage a strategic, relationship- and donor-centered fundraising program with a focus on expanding major and campaign gifts, growing the annual fund, and ramping up our planned giving program. This position is full-time and based in White River Junction.

    Full position description and application instructions can be found here.

    VCE is collaborating with Gade-McArdle Philanthropy Advisors to conduct this search. Confidential inquiries from qualified candidates may be directed to Scott McArdle via email to .