Monthly Archives: April 2013

Environmental Scientist, Center for Enviromental Policy (Bard College)

The Bard Center for Environmental Policy has an opening for a visiting Environmental Scientist to teach an annual fall semester course in climate and climate change science in our MS in Climate Science and Policy Program.

 

Learn more about the program.

 

Apply now.

Community Green Lead, US Green Building Council

USGBC is seeking a talented and enthusiastic professional with an interest and experience working in the community college sector to create career pathways for a green economy. The position will oversee the Center for Green Schools’ efforts to engage community college staff, faculty and students in green building education and training opportunities. The Community Green Lead will be responsible for proactively increasing engagement of under-represented populations within USGBC and Center for Green Schools’ higher education programs and networks.

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CoFed Regional Coop Coordinator Fellowship (various locations)

Deadline: May 3, 2013

CoFED Regional Organizer Fellows will build the cooperative and food movement by helping students start and run cooperative food ventures on campuses across North America.

As a Regional Organizer Fellow, you will participate in problem solving and peer learning with student teams and allies. You will support approximately 5 team projects in your region by cultivating relationships and facilitating progress with each team. Projects in each region range from cafés and food trucks to buying clubs and grocery stores. You will also foster regional identity with the movement by bringing together student teams, mentors, and consultants in a solidarity network.

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Alternative Transportation Manager, Colorado State U (Fort Collins, CO)

Deadline: May 9, 2013

This new manager level position in the Colorado State University Parking and Transportation Services (PTS) Department will report to the Director of PTS.   The position is responsible for planning, developing, marketing, and implementing alternative transportation projects, programs, and policies in order to promote alternate modes of transportation, improve access to transit and enhance connectivity between and throughout the Colorado State University campuses.  Alternative Transportation Programs will include, but is not exclusive to: pedestrian, bicycle, car pool, and shuttle transit and infrastructure.

The position will serve as the University’s primary contact and advocate for alternative transportation issues.

 

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Coordinator for Sustainability, UColorado (Boulder)

This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month live-out professional exempt position that has guaranteed funding for one year, with the hope that it can be made a permanent position before the start of AY 14-15. This position provides leadership, planning, management and administrative oversight to the University of Colorado Boulder (CU) Housing & Dining Services (HDS) sustainability education and programmatic efforts for an undergraduate community of over 6,400 students in the residence halls. The coordinator will work closely to coordinate with dining services, housing facilities, residence life, and the CU environmental center to help create opportunities for increased student awareness of and behavior change around sustainability in a holistic approach of people, planet, and profit (the triple bottom line) practices with emphasis on reducing waste and resource/energy consumption. This position also works closely with resident advisors, the residence hall association, and the national residence hall honorary to further support sustainability change efforts in the residence halls and the broader campus.

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Open until filled.

Director, Institute for Sustainable Global Enterprise, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor)

The Program Director will be responsible for oversight and responsibility for day-to-day affairs of the Institute, performance and cohesiveness of Institute staff, clarity and efficiency of operations, strong relationships with internal and external constituencies, and sound financial management. In consultation with the Faculty Director, develop and refine strategies and programs to achieve the missions and goals of the Institute. Work closely with prospective and existing students to ensure continuous improvement of high-quality educational programming and support services. Provide the leadership to maintain an effective External Advisory Board (EAB), Strategic Advisory Council (SAC) for the benefit of both the Institute and board/council membership. Provide operational and strategic leadership support to the Faculty Director and Associate Directors and associated faculty in carrying out the mission of the Institute.

Open until filled.

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Sustainability Director, Willamette University (Salem, OR)

Willamette University is pleased to announce an open position for a Sustainability Institute Director. Under the supervision of the Sustainability Executive Committee (SEC), chaired by the dean of the College of Liberal Arts, the Sustainability Institute Director will have primary responsibility for coordinating administrative, academic and communications efforts related to Zena Forest and Farm and the university’s other ongoing programmatic commitments to sustainability.

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Environmental Leadership Program National Fellowship (MI or OR)

Deadline: July 1, 2013

The Environmental Leadership Program is accepting applications for its 2013 National Fellowship Program. The program brings together environmental and social change leaders from academia, business, government and the non-profit sector. It offers intensive leadership training and regional networking opportunities.

 

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Aramark Intern (Brandeis University)

ARAMARK is hiring a sustainability intern at Brandeis University! Projects include but are not limited to waste management, energy conservation, nutrition, health & wellness, and sustainable product sourcing. The position will take place mid-late June through December, at 20 hours per week; $10 per hour. We are looking for someone who is creative, flexible, and of course passionate about sustainability!
 

 

Temporary Land Use Planner (Boston, MA)

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), the regional planning agency for Metro Boston, seeks two full-time, temporary (up to one year) Land Use Planners with experience and knowledge in the fields of economic development and/or housing to help achieve the goals of its long-range regional plan,MetroFuture. The assignment could be extended beyond one year depending upon quality of work and availability of funds. Learn more.