Monthly Archives: December 2013

Member Support Fellow, Food Recovery Network

Food Recovery Network unites students on college campuses to fight waste and feed people by donating the surplus unsold food from their colleges and donating it to hungry Americans. Made up of 41 colleges and universities, FRN has recovered over 222,000 pounds of food and is rapidly expanding. The mission of FRN Member Support is to provide resources and advice to official FRN chapters to expand their capacity and impact, and to increase visibility on campus, in their communities, and on a national level.

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Lecturer, Earth Sciences and Environmental Studies, North Arizona University

The School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability at Northern Arizona University is seeking a full time, non-tenure track Lecturer, with an appointment beginning in August 2014. The nine-month position is not tenure eligible, but may be renewable based on satisfactory performance and School needs.

The successful applicant will teach two ENV101 (Introduction to Environmental Science) classes, and one to two additional classes, each semester. Additional responsibilities include coordinating laboratory sections in conjunction with the lab manager, curriculum development and management, and serving as liaison for the Ecohouse Learning Community on campus.

Graduate Admissions Assistant, Center for Environmental Policy, Bard College (NY)

Bard College’s Center for Environmental Policy (CEP) and the Bard MBA in Sustainability seek applicants for a full-time position as Graduate Admissions Assistant. Responsibilities include representing Bard’s graduate programs in sustainability at graduate school fairs, career fairs, conferences, and other recruiting events, organizing and conducting open houses and information sessions  (on-site and online), establishing inquiry and applicant communication plans, and maintaining contact with applicants to assist with the admissions process. We anticipate 8-10 weeks of travel in the fall and 4-6 weeks in the spring representing both the CEP and MBA programs. Working some weekends and evenings is required.

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Assistant Director, MBA in Sustainability, Bard College (NY)

Bard College is seeking an Assistant Director to support the management of the Bard MBA in Sustainability. Bard’s graduate business program fully integrates environmental sustainability, financial profitability, and social equity into a core business curriculum.

The Assistant Director is responsible for organizational and budget management; student services; and development of corporate relations and a career services program.

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Project Coordinator for the Integrated Program in Sustainability, Earlham College (IN)

Review of applications begins December 15, 2013.

Earlham College invites applications for a combined teaching faculty and administrative position as the Project Coordinator for a new college-wide initiative — the Integrated Program in Sustainability. This is a one-year, renewable up to three-year, full-time appointment. The position begins in August 2014 and operates on a nine-month, academic calendar.

Earlham seeks an individual to help coordinate an innovative curricular and experiential program in Sustainability working collaboratively with the new Center for Integrated Learning and our interdisciplinary academic programs in Environmental Science and Environmental Studies. The College is seeking someone who is first and foremost excited about teaching as well as someone who can work effectively across disciplines and in an experiential context at a nationally ranked small liberal arts college.

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Director of Sustainability, Gonzaga University (WA)

Deadline: Jan. 1, 2014

The Director of Sustainability will develop and administer programs and provide advice on policies within the area of sustainability at Gonzaga University with the ultimate goal of fully implementing the University Climate Action Plan, creating a Comprehensive Sustainability Plan, and developing a culture of sustainability at the University.

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Climate Change Specialist, Winrock Int’l (Guinea)

The climate change specialist will serve on a three-person core baseline study team to conduct a thorough baseline study for the climate change integration component focused on academic institutions. The assignment will be approximately 32 days, beginning last week of January with home base preparation, then field visits during February, final week at home base preparing baseline study and recommendations. For more information, and to apply, applicants should submit a current resume and cover letter referencing Climate Change Specialist/Academic Institutions to Johnnie Frueauff, Program Associate, jfrueauff@winrock.org

Regional Marine and Coastal Program Coordinator, IUCN Program (Dakar, Senegal)

The IUCN Programme for Central and West Africa, PACO, seeks to recruit its Regional Marine and Coastal Programme Coordinator in charge of marine and coastal issues, including biodiversity conservation, fisheries management, integrated management and governance of coastal areas, adaptation to climate change and disasters risks reduction. The MACO Coordinator will serve as both a senior member of the Regional Programme Team that delivers the technical programme of IUCN in Central and West Africa and the IUCN global Marine Programme team that helps set strategic direction and define priorities for IUCN’s broader engagement on Marine and Coastal issues. Learn more.

Senior Communications Office, Program on Forests (Washington, D.C.)

The Program on Forests (PROFOR) is seeking to hire a Senior Communications. Officer, based in Washington DC.
PROFOR finances forest-related analysis and processes that support the following goals: improving people¹s livelihoods through better management of forests and trees; enhancing forest law enforcement and governance; financing sustainable forest management; and coordinating forest policy across sectors. Learn more.

Earth Skill Instructor, Full Circle Earth (Woburn, MA)

Internship Schedule:   2-6 hours per day; 1 to 3 times per week. Internship Location:   90 Lexington Street, Woburn, MA 01801. Compensation: contingent on receiving funds; compensation in form of harvest a definite. Job Description: Duties will include working with youth and students from the local middle school and YMCA; in addition, working as a support for people with developmental disabilities.  For more information and to apply, contact: Mr. James Carnazza, Director/Co-founder, Phone: 978-317-2461, Email Address: Fullcircleearth@gmail.com