Daily Archives: October 16, 2012

Project Assistant – SUNY Office of Sustainability (Albany, NY)

The State University of New York (SUNY) System Administration is seeking a half-time Project Assistant to the SUNY Director of Sustainability.  The SUNY Office of Sustainability is responsible for working to reduce the carbon footprint of SUNY through its operations and finding ways to integrate and discover synergies between sustainability research projects across the SUNY campuses.  The Office is acting strategically to implement innovative programs that will reduce energy usage, encourage renewable energy projects, and improve the food infrastructure as it relates to the food consumed on our campuses as well as agriculture in the State of New York.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Coordinate campus initiatives in an effort to meet SUNY’s energy goals.
- Coordinate meetings, speakers and conferences for the SUNY Office of Sustainability.
- Prepare presentations and reports for the SUNY Office of Sustainability.
- Maintain communication between 29 SUNY state-operated campuses on current and planned sustainability practices and initiatives.
- Coordinate and promote collaboration between SUNY student environmental groups.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in environmental studies, engineering, biology, chemistry or physics.  Advanced degree or experience is preferable.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Intern – U.S. Green Building Council (Boston, MA)

This is a unique opportunity to help BPS develop their first ever Boston Public Schools Sustainability Report. The position would begin immediately and work through the end of the semester. The goals of the project include the following:

1. Collect consistent and comprehensive information (qualitative and quantitative) data from all of the BPS departments and 128 schools on what they are doing related to sustainability.
2. Educate school leaders and administrators on what it means to be a green school and provide resources to them on ways they can improve their practices, operations, curriculum.
3. Compile the data and organize the layout of the report.
4. Develop graphs, info graphics, compile photos, etc., to display the information gathered in an appealing manner.

For more information and to apply, please contact Phoebe Beierle: pbeierle@usgbc.org