Daily Archives: January 9, 2012

Research Analysts, Industrial Economics (Cambridge MA)

IEc is looking to hire two Research Analysts (with undergraduate degrees) and one Associate (with an advanced degree) available to work within the next two or three weeks.  Seeking motivated candidates who enjoy analysis, have excellent communication skills, and are comfortable with collaboration and solving problems. Students who would be interested in IEc, but are not available to work until May 2012, should not apply until early next year.  Associate candidates in this group might consider attending the winter Open House to find out more about IEC’s work and culture.  The Open House will take place at their Cambridge office on Friday, February 17, and is open to all those who expect to earn a Master’s degree by June 2012. For further information, visit www.indecon.com.

Executive Director, Bikes not Bombs (Boston, MA)

Reporting to the board of directors, the executive director will manage the organization’s operations; guide and facilitate strategic decision making; lead fundraising; oversee financial management; and represent BNB in the community. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of grassroots organizations with collective cultures; experience with youth development, international development, and/or retail bike (or other social venture) operations; and passion for social justice and BNB’s mission. For the complete position profile and application guidelines, please visit: http://www.tsne.org/jobs/bnb. Deadline: 1/15.

Associate Program Manager, Marine Fisheries Sub-Program (Los Altos, CA)

Deadline: Jan 17, 2012

The Associate Program Officer will help develop and implement a market-based transformation program in support of the Foundation’s overall Marine Fisheries portfolio strategy designed to positively impact global marine fisheries conservation. The role requires a strong understanding of marine fisheries and their attendant issues, a market-based approach to philanthropy, and demonstrated business acumen. For further information, visit http://www.packard.org/about-the-foundation/jobs/conservation-and-science-2/.

Program Officer, Local Initiatives Support Corporation (Providence, RI)

This position will oversee and manage the continued growth and program elements of all income and asset building activities at RI LISC. S/he will be responsible for researching and applying for grants to maintain and manage a multi-disciplinary approach to building individual and family assets; offering technical assistance and training; and working with advocates to secure greater support for this comprehensive approach to building family wealth and assets.  For further information, visit http://www.lisc.org/docs/jobs/2012_po_RI_income_and_asset_building.pdf.

Transportation Demand Management Coordinator (Stanford University)

The Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing outreach communications to promote alternative transportation programs among Stanford University and Hospital employees, students, and visitors, while providing a high level of customer service. The position supports Stanford’s goal of increasing the use of alternative transportation at Stanford’s campus and hospital sites and reducing peak-hour trips through effective programs, communications, marketing, and customer service. For further information, visit http://jobs.stanford.edu click on the “Begin Your Job Search” bar, and enter 45887 (the job number) into the Keyword Search box

Energy Auditor (Malden, MA)

TRI-CAP seeks an Energy Auditor for its low-income weatherization, heating systems, and electric efficiency programs.  Once trained, the Energy Auditor will be primarily responsible for electric assessments, but may also conduct residential weatherization audits, heating system evaluations, and in process and quality control inspections. S/he will perform CFL and refrigeration upgrades, as well as analyze and interpret electric use data to recommend savings strategies to low-income clients in utility programs.

Deadline: January 11, 2012

For further information, visit their website.

Chief Sustainability Officer (Alfred, NY)

The Chief Sustainability Officer will work with students, faculty, and staff in creating a free flowing environment that enables and encourages campus sustainability initiatives and fosters cultural transformation.

Principal duties include: assisting campus constituents in developing sustainability-related projects; navigating organizational processes and policies to foster an enabling environment for sustainability-related innovation, serving as the campus liaison to organizations such as AASHE, and ACUPCC, coordinating the College STARS program and development of the Climate Action Plan. The incumbent will also serve as ex-officio on the Alfred State College Green Team. For further information, visit their website .

Jan 27: Data Day 2012: Using Data to Drive Community Change

Friday, January 27th, 2012, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Northeastern University, Boston, MA

More data are available today than ever before. In addition, new tools are making it easier to explore trends, craft powerful stories, and spur change. Learn about how to access these sources, apply data to your work, meet colleagues, and more, all for free at Data Day 2012. The goal of Data Day is to help organizations and municipalities expand their capacity to use technology and data in innovative ways to advance their community’s goals. Register online today: http://dataday2012.eventbrite.com/.

Highlights during Data Day 2012 will include:

  • Hands-on workshops on how to access Census 2010 and American Community Survey data
  • The launch of the new version of the MetroBoston DataCommon, with expanded data visualization tools
  • How to use data to create media interest
  • Workshops on WEAVE (Web-based Analysis and Visualization Environment), the web-based open source data visualization software that will power the new DataCommon
  • Sources of local data about your neighborhood
  • And much more!

The day will provide an excellent professional development opportunity for organizations looking to get the most from their existing resources and staff.

If you are interested in presenting a workshop or poster, or have general questions about the conference, please contact Holly St. Clair at (617) 451-2770×2014.

AASHE Membership Coordinator (Denver, CO)

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) seeks a Membership Coordinator to coordinate and execute membership renewal and retention, membership processing, and reporting membership data.

Position description: The Membership Coordinator is responsible for soliciting membership renewals, processing membership applications, updating member information in the database and on the website, and producing membership-related reports. This position will support the membership team and AASHE membership via a sales/marketing role. AASHE members and associate members include approximately 1,100 colleges, universities, businesses, non-profits, K-12 schools, and government agencies.

The Membership Coordinator reports to the Membership and Marketing Director, and works closely with the Database Administrator and the Membership Outreach Coordinator. The ability to work collaboratively and creatively within a distributed organization is vital to this position, since team members are in different locations.

Visit their website for details. Screening of applications begins on January 23, 2012 but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

NWF Campus Field Coordinator (Atlanta GA)

National Wildlife Federation is seeking a Southeast Campus Field Coordinator to support climate leadership and sustainability among colleges and universities in the Southeast. Work with campus leaders to reduce greenhouse gas emission, advance sustainability goals, develop green jobs training programs at community colleges, and engage college students in climate and sustainability issues at all levels. This person will be responsible for:

  • Building and regional campus climate action networks
  • Lead the Greenforce Initiative in the Southeast (currently North Carolina)
  • Student Leadership and Advocacy
  • Campus Outreach and Site Visits
  • Resource and Program Development

Qualifications:

  • College graduate with demonstrated interest in environment and climate organizing, sustainability and practical solutions to global warming, especially in a campus setting.
  • 3 years of related experience. Experience as an intern or professional staffer with college or environmental or social justice organization and experience working with diverse groups of people.
  • Experience training, writing, teaching, and facilitating dialogue as well as event planning and meeting coordination helpful.
  • Ability to cultivate relationships with diverse communities.
  • Willingness to travel 20-40 nights per year primarily in the Southeast.

Apply here.