Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change is seeking a communications officer. The position will facilitate external communications and manage the dissemination of public information, functioning as a writer and editor, webmaster and public information officer promoting the program’s research and newsworthy activities. Successful applicants will have a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, economics, engineering, public policy or other related field combined with a familiarity of global change issues. The review of applications will begin Oct. 1, 2011. Apply here.
The 22nd Annual Bioneers Conference will focus on “Reimagining Civilization in the Age of Nature.” In addition to AASHE memberdiscounts, Bioneers is offering a limited number of partial scholarships for professors and students to attend the conference for $85 per day. The scholarships are offered on a first-come basis until October 1.
Educators, researchers, administrators and community members are encouraged to attend the Beyond Sustainability Conference sponsored by Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, FL. The event will provide networking and learning opportunities through general and concurrent sessions designed to create an open dialogue and weave common ideas for creating an action plan for ecosystems, education and economic sustainability. Register here.
The University of Illinois, Springfield’s Department of Environmental Studies seeks a full-time online program coordinator with expertise in geographic information systems (GIS). The position will serve as the primary academic resource for online/blended students; maintaining contact, assessing retention and recruitment strategies, and ensuring students’ academic progress. The position will also teach an introductory GIS course. The review of applications will begin Oct. 3, 2011.
Davidson College seeks a Director of Sustainability to provide visionary leadership in the management, administration and strategic planning of sustainability for a highly selective, residential, liberal arts college. The Director is responsible for short-and-long-range sustainability planning for the College, including implementation of new strategies and technologies.
Additionally, the Director will oversee the development, implementation and evaluation of sustainable practices focused on strengthening co-curricular learning, promoting faculty, staff and student interaction and enhancing civic engagement.
An advanced degree in environmental studies, or commensurate program, and at least 3-5 years experience with environmental or sustainability programs and initiatives is required.
Please visit jobs.davidson.edu to view the complete job description and to apply.