Daily Archives: January 12, 2012

Manager, Audobon TogetherGreen Conservation Leadership Program (Washington DC)

The Program Manager administers the Conservation Leadership Program of TogetherGreen. TogetherGreen is a major partnership between Audubon and Toyota to promote innovation in the field of conservation, engage new and diverse audiences in conservation, build conservation leadership, and promote volunteerism in communities across the country. The Conservation Leadership (or “Fellows”) program is focused on building conservation leadership by providing 40 fellows each year with funding support, training, and a network of conservation professionals to enable them to develop as leaders and conduct a project that achieves results for conservation while engaging new audiences in conservation action. For further information, visit https://careers-audubon.icims.com/jobs/1248/job. Note: position expected to be filled quickly.

Washington Representative, Clean Vehicles Program, UCS (Washington DC)

The UCS Clean Vehicles Program has been working for over 20 years to reduce the energy and environmental impacts of our transportation system.  UCS has made a name for itself as a singularly effective, multi-disciplinary organization dedicated to advancing sound vehicles and fuels policy with an emphasis on climate, air and water quality, and energy security goals.

The Washington Representative will plan, coordinate, and participate in advocacy and outreach efforts in support of UCS’s national transportation policy agenda. She/he will lead advocacy efforts across several campaigns focused on reducing the environmental and energy impacts of the transportation sector; work with others on the DC legislative team to expand influence; and develop campaign plans that draw on the analytic and outreach assets of the organization and help develop annual and longer term strategic plans for the program. For further information, visit http://www.ucsusa.org/about/jobs-at-ucs.html#Washington%20Rep.

Economic Development Coordinator, Town of Arlington (Arlington, MA)

Professional, technical work in developing, coordinating, and implementing strategies for recruiting and retaining business within the Town of Arlington, developing and implementing planning, zoning, and regulatory incentives to increase the business and industrial tax base, strategies to improve the physical appearance and function of the Town’s commercial districts, and providing assistance to businesses and individuals in obtaining permits. For further information, visit http://www.arlingtonma.gov/Public_Documents/ArlingtonMA_Personnel/employment .. Deadline: 1/17.

Jan 18: Creating Institution-Wide Sustainability in Higher Education Webinar

Jan. 18, 2012; 1:00 p.m. Eastern; Online

Featuring Loyola Chicago and MIT as case studies, “A Sea Change II: Creating Institution-Wide Sustainability in Higher Education” will focus on how to create culture change for sustainability in higher education. Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s deputy director for environmental sustainability and Loyola University Chicago’s (IL) Department of Environmental Sciences chair are featured in this free Spheres of Influence virtual roundtable discussion

Program Advisor, Diversity & Inclusion Programs, U Wisconsin (Oshkosh, WI)

The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh seeks a program advisor to coordinate and implement diversity and inclusion programs through the Student Leadership and Involvement Center. The advisor will work closely with student organizations and partners with the Multicultural Education Coalition to develop and advise organizations for students that have been traditionally underrepresented. Successful candidates will have a bachelor’s degree and significant full-time experience working in multicultural affairs, diversity programs and campus programming or leadership development. The review of applications will begin Feb. 24, 2012.

Sustainability Coordinator, Southern Illinois U (Carbondale, IL)

Southern Illinois University Carbondale seeks a sustainability coordinator to provide leadership for sustainable practice initiatives. The coordinator will work closely with the university’s Sustainability Council, other campus departments and the external community. The successful candidate should have a master’s degree in environmental science, public administration or a related field, as well as three years of experience in coordinating, organizing and implementing programs and events. The review of applications will begin Feb. 15, 2012.

Sustainability Communications Manager, UMass Amherst (Amherst, MA)

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is seeking a sustainability communications and marketing manager to implement its UMass Amherst Green Visibility Campaign, a three-year effort to establish the university as a national leader in sustainable-related teaching, research and campus life. Successful candidates will have a master’s degree with two years of experience in communications and marketing and three years of experience directly related to issues of sustainability. To apply, submit a letter of interest, resume and the names and contact information of three professional references via mail to: Search #R43131, Employment Office, 167 Whitmore Administration Building, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003-8170.

Sustainability Manager, McGill (Toronto, QC)

McGill University (QC) is seeking a sustainability manager to lead its Office of Sustainability and play a major role in the development and implementation of strategic efforts to enhance the sustainability of the university. Guided by the university’s Sustainability Policy, the position is responsible for the delivery of clear actions, priorities, milestones, benchmarks and symbols in support of the sustainability program. Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, environmental sciences, engineering, economics or a related field and five years of related experience with the ability to communicate in English and French.

Feb 29-Mar 1: Climate Leadership Conference

The first annual Climate Leadership Conference will be held from February 29-March 1, 2012 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The conference will bring together leaders from business, government and academic institutions, and the non-profit community interested in exchanging ideas and information on how to address climate change while simultaneously running their operations more competitively and sustainably.

EARLY BIRD ENDS JANUARY 15, 2012!  Click here to register.

Conference attendees will offer and hear climate related solutions on topics including:

  • Leveraging Clean Energy Opportunities
  • Managing Climate Risks and Building Resilience
  • Supply Chain Strategies
  • Disclosures and Questionnaires
  • Setting and Achieving GHG Reduction Goals
  • Education & Engagement Strategies
  • Making the Business Case for Climate Response

Jan 21-29: Brookline Climate Week 2012

This year’s climate week offers over 40 events and displays across town from Larz Anderson Park to Brookline Village. Please join us to celebrate where we live, what artists and experts have to say, and ways to take local climate action.

This year features eco arts and science displays in a Climate Week Winter Walk along Harvard Street from Brookline Village to Coolidge Corner. Professional artists, businesses, non-profits and Brookline students offer their creativity and vision for the future.

Events include ways to learn about the clean, green economy and investments, powering our homes more efficiently, local produce and provisions at Brookline’s first Winter Marketplace and much more . Check out the complete schedule at their web site.