Monthly Archives: May 2014

A.J. Lewis Center Facilities Manager and Community Outreach Coordinator at Oberlin College (OH)

The Environmental Studies Program at Oberlin College invites applications for the position of A.J. Lewis Center Facilities Manager and Community Outreach Coordinator.  This is a full-time, 12-month Administrative and Professional Staff position reporting to the Director of Environmental Studies.  We seek applicants with a combination of strong technical and interpersonal skills who are interested in enhancing the environmental performance and educational value of a facility named the most important green building in the last 30 years by Architect magazine.  Primary responsibilities are: the management and upgrading of the Lewis Center for Environmental Studies, a unique ecologically designed and engineered facility; academic support; communications and community outreach.

Find out more about the position and how to apply here.

Grounds Manager at Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)

Reporting to the Director of Physical Plant, the Grounds Manager is responsible for the planning and management of Wesleyan University’s campus landscape of more than 300 acres.  Develops, plans, manages and implements environmental, ecological and economically sustainable practices and projects to maintain and improve the campus grounds utilizing best practices.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in landscape architecture, horticulture, turf management, or related field.
  • Five years experience maintaining high profile grounds in an institutional setting.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Customer service competencies and customer follow-up.
  • Desktop computer skills including the proficient use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet, and e-mail.
  • Must maintain a valid State of Connecticut driver’s license and safe driving skills and record or have the ability to obtain a CT license.

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Sustainability Manager at American University (Washington D.C.)

Job Description:

The incumbent coordinates the university’s sustainability efforts using STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System), LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), and ACUPCC (American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment) and tracks, benchmarks, and analyzes a wide range of sustainability metrics related to sustainability in facilities and operations.

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Program Manager at Environmental Leadership Program

The Program Manager’s primary responsibilities are to support the planning and execution of ELP’s Regional Fellowship Programs. This position reports to the National Program Director and assists in the execution of our Regional Fellowship Programs, including leading outreach and recruitment efforts, managing a volunteer-based selection committee, providing program development and logistics support. This job may also include facilitation opportunities at multi-day retreats and events around the country.

You’ll be expected to bring new ideas, strategies, revise your work on short timelines and bring an attitude of continuous improvement and a culture of innovation.  You’ll be expected to manage your own balanced workweek based on the demands of the job. While this job will take place in a virtual office it does require the ability to travel to multi-day trainings throughout the year.

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Transportation Coordinator at Champlain College (Burlington, VT)

Job Description:

Reporting to the Director of Sustainability, the Transportation Coordinator will implement the campus Transportation Plan which includes managing the parking system, coordinating the on-campus shuttle system, managing transportation budget, identifying and responding to transportation-related issues, conceptualizing strategy to produce and deliver marketing and outreach for internal and external audiences, facilitating the Champlain College Transportation Committee, overseeing city and state annual regulatory reporting requirements, serving as the primary contact person for outside agencies, participating in local, regional, and national transportation planning and development efforts.

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National Fellowship at Environmental Leadership Program

Environmental Leadership Program’s National Fellowship Program offers intensive leadership and skills training, national networking opportunities, and time for personal and professional reflection. Through immersive retreats, our curriculum helps emerging leaders hone their leadership styles, improve their strategy and organizational development, and strengthen their outreach to diverse constituencies. With the assistance of professional coaching and peer learning, each Fellow develops a Personal Leadership Plan.

More information and online application here.

Sustainability Coach for Sustainability Academy at Lawrence Barnes School (Burlington, VT)

The Sustainability Academy is currently seeking a Sustainability Coach to help lead the students, faculty, staff, and community as we continue our evolution as the nation’s first public elementary school dedicated to Education for Sustainability. The SA Coach is a hands-on leader who is equal parts visionary, spokesperson, tactician, liaison, and catalyst whose main responsibility is to keep EfS at the core of the Sustainability Academy. Their duties include being a building leader with the Principal around professional development, curriculum and instruction; documenting the school’s progress around integrating EfS into all that it does; securing and maintaining partnerships and promoting collaboration with and among staff, families, partners and other outside organizations.

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Planning Assistant to UEP Instructor, Tufts University (Medford, MA)

Neighborhood Transportation Planning Assistant for Tufts UEP Instructor Mark Chase. Assist in the development, implementation and evaluation of Somerville Neighborways. Ten hours per week/  $12 per hour through August 1st.  Please contact mark.chase@tufts.edu for more information.

Researcher, Writer, Program Intern – Our Water Commons (Jamaica Plain, MA)

Our Water Commons is a non-governmental organization with a broad mission to preserve water as a common good. Through research, learning exchange, documentation, public education and advocacy, we seek to highlight innovative cases of public and community water and watershed governance and management, ones in which the human right to water and nature’s right to water are preserved. For more information, email: danielmoss9@gmail.com

Sustainability Planning Internship, City of Cambridge (MA)

The Sustainability Intern will assist the Environmental and Transportation Planning Division staff primarily on climate protection and preparedness projects, including local energy planning and development of a climate change preparedness plan. Contact: John Bolduc, Environmental Planner Address: Community Development Department, 344 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02139 Phone: (617) 349-4628, Fax: (617) 349-4633, Email: jbolduc@cambridgema.gov