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Date: November 15, 2013 (page 1 of 4)

Spring/Summer Internships, GreenCorps and Others!

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We have over 350 alumni working with groups like Rainforest Action Network, Food & Water Watch, the Sierra Club, Chesapeake Climate Action Network, National Wildlife Federation, Union of Concerned Scientists and more.
Many of these alumni will be looking for spring and summer interns!

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Environmental GIS Specialist, Environmental Resources Management (Boston)

ERM is seeking an Environmental GIS Specialist to join our Boston, MA, office as an integral part of the Data Management, Modeling, and Visualization Group. Our team is growing and we are looking for self-motivated, detail-oriented people to work on a wide range of environmental projects across the globe. In this role, the successful candidate will provide GIS support and additional environmental data management support as needed. Additional tasks will include supporting team management with scheduling tasks, managing projects and writing proposals.

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Sustainability Specialist, Ohio University

Position: Sustainability Specialist

Location: Ohio University
Date of Availability: 12/02/13
Date Closing: 12/02/13
The Office of Sustainability for the Facilities division is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Sustainability Specialist.
Established in 1804, OHIO University is the oldest public institution of higher learning in the state of Ohio & the first in the Northwest Territory. Located in the scenic Appalachian foothills, its classic residential campus in Athens, Ohio, is one of the most attractive in the nation.
Job Description
•The Sustainability Specialist is the institutional research and implementation agent for sustainable design, construction, operations, maintenance and investment efforts at Ohio University.
•Collaborates with the Director of Energy Management and all Regional Campus Facilities Directors to update and maintain the University’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions inventory and House Bill 251 reporting
•Supports the Associate Vice President for Facilities and the Office of Energy Management in the development and implementation of physical plant-based projects which reduce resource consumption and address sustainability goals
•Assists the University Planner and the Associate Vice President for Facilities in the implementation of sustainable practices utilized in the Capital Improvement Plan utilizing Smart Growth Strategies
•Works directly with project managers, engineers and university planners to integrate sustainability principles into new construction, renovations, standards, plans and studies (with a special emphasis on both LEED and Green Globes design standards);
•Serves as a resource to the campus community in offering proposals that can advance the institution’s commitment to alternative energy options
•Co-Advises the Sustainable Investing Advisory Council;
•Advises various sub-committees of Sustainable Ohio University Leaders (SOUL);
•Promote and strengthen institutional advancements in sustainability research and academic program offerings;
•Builds partnerships and relationships with outside agencies, organizations, institutions and funders to support campus sustainability initiatives;
A competitive benefits package is offered including education benefits for employee benefits for employee and eligible dependents.
Minimum Qualifications
•A Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies, Engineering, Construction Management, Finance or related program is required
•Knowledge of LEED (or Green Globes) and willingness to become accredited within one year of hire date (university can assist with a portion of the cost associated with accreditation), understanding of socially responsible investing practices, experience with data collection and reporting.
•Minimum of 1 year experience in higher education or corporate sustainability
Preferred Qualifications
•LEED Accredited professional, experience managing sustainable portfolios, experience developing and reporting greenhouse gas reports.
•Minimum of 3 years in higher education or corporate sustainability preferred.
A Competitive Benefits Package is offered including education benefits for employee and eligible dependents.
To apply, please complete and submit the online comprehensive application and be prepared to attach 3 separate documents: Resume, Cover Letter, and a list of 3 professional references with current contact information.
This position will remain open until filled. For full consideration apply by December 2, 2013.

Intern, Post-Landfill Action Network

Looking for a way to get even more involved in the mission to end waste, while hone your organizing skills, and earn school credit? The Post-Landfill Action Network is now offering internship opportunities for the spring semester. Find the details here!

Assoc. Professor, Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management, The New School

Priority deadline: Dec. 15, 2013

The New School invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management at the level of Associate Professor, beginning July 1, 2014. The person in this position will serve as a member of the full-time faculty at the Milano School, a school housed within The New School for Public Engagement, a division of The New School. She or he will join a vibrant, diverse community of 35 full time and 60 part-time faculty and 750 students from 60 countries generating solutions to address the most pressing environmental challenges facing urban areas worldwide. He or she will teach courses and provide intellectual leadership in our new and rapidly growing master’s degree program in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management, as well as environment related courses in international affairs, management, and urban policy across the Milano School. Although the teaching is primarily at the graduate level, she or he may also teach undergraduate courses.

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