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Date: May 30, 2014 (page 1 of 2)

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.

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