The Associate Sustainability Outreach Coordinator (ASOC) will assist with communications efforts, campus outreach and education programming, and campus performance reporting. The ASOC will assist the office with marketing and communications, event planning, and outreach and engagement with the Johns Hopkins Community. Additionally, the ASOC will help coordinate data collection, analysis, and reporting on campus progress, such as energy, greenhouse gas emissions, recycling and waste minimization, water, and office supplies.
Primary responsibilities include fostering a culture of sustainability among faculty, staff, and students; identifying and prioritizing areas for institutional sustainability efforts; planning and developing long- and short-range programs; and engaging with institutional leaders to foster sustainability broadly across campus units. A main function of the position is to reduce the VCU carbon footprint. The Director of Sustainability also coordinates with the University’s academic community to integrate sustainability into the curriculum. The Director of Sustainability will guide the University toward fulfilling its obligations to the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) through the aforementioned responsibilities.
UPROSE seeks a Climate Justice Policy & Programs Coordinator to facilitate this new project and manage work plan implementation. This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated, creative and experienced team player to engage in innovative grassroots work with national significance. The Coordinator will work under the supervision of the Executive Director. Learn more.
NEC is hiring! There are currently five open positions, three of which are full-time. The available positions are: Director of Organizing, Racial and Economic Justice Initiative, Youth and Student Network Organizer, Communications and Online Organizing Coordinator, IT and Data Systems Coordinator, and Operations Intern. For more information, and for complete listings, click here.
The U.S. State Department’s Office of Global Change (OES/EGC) seeks candidates for positions as Senior Climate Change Negotiator; Junior Climate Change Negotiator; Senior Climate Finance Negotiator and Special Assistant to the Office Director. We are especially interested in candidates who have prior experience in fields related to climate change. Contact: Kenneth Longmyer for more information at: LongmyerK@state.gov.
REDD+, Governance and Locally Controlled Forests. Under the supervision of the Manager, Knowledge and Communications, and in collaboration with programme and project staff the Communications Officer will develop and execute communications and outreach strategies to raise awareness of IUCN’s project and programmatic work on REDD+ and LCF. Learn more/apply.
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) is pleased to announce that applications for the spring session of the 2014 Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Internship Program are now being accepted. For the spring session of the Internship Program, MassCEC will provide Massachusetts-based clean energy companies with stipends of up to $12 per hour for up to 10 consecutive weeks for each full-time intern, with a cap of $2,400 per intern. Learn more/apply.
The Alliance to Save Energy is seeking a full-time Associate to assist with implementation of its PowerSave Campus Program. The Associate will work in the Alliance’s Oakland, CA office. Headquartered in Washington, DC, the nonprofit Alliance to Save Energy promotes energy efficiency worldwide to achieve a healthier economy, a cleaner environment, and greater energy security.
Deadline: Feb. 21, 2014
The Environmental Studies Program at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time, visiting faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences. Appointment to this position will be for a term of one year beginning in the fall semester of 2014 and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City seeks a teacher-scholar to aid in steering our environmental-studies program. St. Mary’s currently has a vibrant and popular minor in environmental studies, and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to lead the expansion of this program into a major. Rank is assistant to associate level, with experience in environmental studies in the liberal-arts environment required. Candidate must have a Ph.D. Preferred fields include environmental studies or an environmentally related interdisciplinary field such as sustainability studies, but other areas will be considered with relevant experience. Teaching requirements include a core required environmental-studies class, plus intermediate or upper-level courses appropriate to the individual’s area of expertise, and supervision of senior-level St. Mary’s Projects. A successful applicant will be an outstanding teacher, committed to attracting and retaining students from underrepresented groups.