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Month: January 2014 (page 2 of 6)

Program Coordinator, Lead by Example (Boston, MA)

LBE provides clean energy guidance and technical assistance, as well as supports development of innovative financing tools that help make clean energy projects feasible and cost-effective. The Fellow will serve a 2-year term with a possible 1 year extension. For more information, click here.

Multiple Positions, RSPB, Liberia

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds is recruiting 2 positions for the “Securing Liberian forest connectivity through community forest management and innovative financing mechanisms” project which is an exciting new EU-funded project building on the RSPB’s long-term initiative supporting the management of the Gola Rainforest National Park in Sierra Leone and the ‘Across the River, a Transboundary Peace Park’ project. The positions are: Project Manager and Field Research advisor.

View all RSPB vacancies here.

Dean, Falk School of Sustainability, Chatham University (Pittsburgh, PA)

Chatham University seeks a visionary leader and entrepreneur who is passionate about sustainability to serve as its next Dean of the Falk School of Sustainability. Chatham University is a private, nonsectarian, selective, comprehensive Masters L university that offers undergraduate, master’s level, and doctoral programs to more than 2,200 students. Chatham’s mission expresses a strong commitment to women’s education and leadership, global and intercultural education, and sustainability and the environment. It is home to the Rachel Carson Institute, named for one of its most famous alumnae, Rachel Carson ’29, author and icon in the environmental movement. In the last decade, programmatic innovation has spurred tremendous growth, making Chatham the fastest growing institution in Pittsburgh during this time.

Learn more/apply.

Energy Project Manager, West Chester University (PA)

Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University of Pennsylvania’s Facilities Division invites applicants for an Energy Project Manager (EPM).

The Energy Project Manager will manage all energy related projects along with some sustainability related projects, identify new energy savings and sustainability technologies, implement new projects which will reduce energy and resource usage, manage campus mechanical and/or electrical projects, continually monitor energy usage and the Facilities Department sustainability efforts; identify areas of high energy usage and its cause, malfunctioning equipment and ensure corrective action is taken; evaluate the energy efficiency of proposed construction, building expansions and/or renovations; set performance standards, develop and write guidelines, procedures and specifications for projects; assist Plant Operations in identifying problems with mechanical, HVAC, and utility systems; management of Campus Energy Management and Control Systems to ensure that they are kept in peak operating condition; manage West Chester University of Pennsylvania’s multi-million dollar utility budget; ensure energy is purchased and billed at the lowest rate; serve as technical consultant on new energy technology and an active member of the University’s Climate Action Planning Team; actively promote energy conservation measures; maintain historical records and train personnel in energy and resource savings.

Learn more/apply.

Director, Center for Environmental Initiatives, Williams College

The Zilkha Center for Environmental Initiatives is committed to protecting and enhancing the natural and built environment in which we learn, work, and live.  The Center is charged with raising campus engagement with local, regional, and global environmental issues; and serving as a knowledgeable resource for college operations. At the core of our approach is the belief that sustainability means meeting the needs of our current generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. The Zilkha Center, together with the Center for Environmental Studies, will soon be housed in a newly renovated and expanded Kellogg House, which is being designed to meet the exacting Living Building Challenge standards.

Learn more/apply.

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