Vacancy Announcement: Rector of UNESCO-IHE INSTITUTE FOR WATER EDUCATION

A vacancy for the position of Rector of UNESCO-IHE is opened for application.

Under the authority of the Assistant Director-General for the Natural Sciences (ADG/SC), the incumbent will work closely with the Governing Board of the Institute and the IHE Foundation, implement a global vision and strategy for the Institute in a sustainable manner that corresponds to UNESCO’s mandate in general, and in water resources education and science in particular, addressing the needs of Member States, leading the development of effective Research, Education and Business Plans, in line with the vision and strategy to secure the necessary support and funding, as well as to ensure its effective implementation after the approval of the Institute’s Governing Board.
The incumbent will collaborate with the Director of the UNESCO Division of Water Sciences, and in a coordinated manner, lead enhanced contributions of the Institute to the activities of the International Hydrological Programme, the World Water Assessment Programme, and the network of Category II UNESCO water Centers and Chairs.

This is a D-2 grade position with highly competitive benefits and renumeration.

The deadline for application is June 14, 2014 (Midnight Paris Time).

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