Monthly Archives: July 2014

Sustainability and Engineering Director, University British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada)

Campus and Community Planning is responsible for a broad range of planning activities including the academic core of both UBCs Vancouver and Okanagan campuses, and the growing residential neighbourhoods unique to the Vancouver campus.   Planning activities include land use, operational sustainability, transportation planning, campus and urban design, heritage and public realm planning, community services planning, provision of general information, and other related activities.

Read the full job description here.

Permaculture Program Coordinator, Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI)

The Office for Sustainability at Western Michigan University is seeking a qualified and passionate individual to develop, plan, and deliver permaculture programming at the Gibbs House Permaculture Site. The Permaculture Program Coordinator is the eyes, ears, and hands on the ground for creating an educational experience for all students and community members who visit and interact with the Gibbs House Permaculture Site. The Site provides a supportive research and education space for developing, testing, and learning about sustainable land management practices, food production, and ecological living. Click here for more information.

Program Specialist, Western Washington University (Bellingham, Washington)

The Office of Sustainability is looking for a creative, energetic member to join their team as the Program Specialist for the Green Energy Fee (GEF) Grant Program at Western Washington University. This unique program is a highly collaborative effort with an extensive number of participants and stakeholders working to utilize funds gathered from the student Green Energy Fee to pilot sustainability initiatives for the campus community. This position interacts with all constituencies of the campus community, including students which this position mentors on project management skills.

 

To view the job details and apply, please click here.

Position closes 8/8/2014.

Sustainability Engagement Manager, University of Calgary (Calgary, AB, Canada)

The Office of Sustainability is currently seeking a Full-time Regular Manager, Sustainability Engagement.

Reporting to the Chief Sustainability Officer, the Manager of Sustainability Engagement is responsible for leading the engagement arm of the Office of Sustainability. This includes planning of best-practice student, faculty and staff engagement programming, and oversight of program implementation, resources, and services to accelerate the establishment of sustainability as an institutional norm.

Job requirements here.

Recycling Coordinator, Endicott College (Beverly, MA)

The Recycling Coordinator is responsible for recycling on the Endicott Campus.   He/she promotes awareness of waste reduction and environmental issues within the student body, staff and faculty, local community. The coordinator will work with Sustainable Endicott, a college-wide sustainability effort to:

1)  Ensure that collection of recycling is timely and efficient

2)  Identify and implement waste recycling reduction opportunities and track progress.

3)  Communicate recycling information to the college community and promote efforts where appropriate.

 

Successful candidates should have a Bachelor Degree and a demonstrated interest in environmental issues and sustainability as well as the ability to engage and motive students.

Interested applicants can send a letter of application, resume and names and phone numbers of three references to:

 

Endicott College

Human Resources

376 Hale Street, Beverly, MA 01915

FAX: (978) 927-0084

E-mail: humanresources@endicott.edu

Solid Waste & Recycling Program Associate, Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)

Solid Waste & Recycling Program Associate (Job ID 37568) This position will assist in the management of the campus recycling program and related initiatives at Florida State University. The Program Associate will serve as the primary contact for educational outreach and engagement initiatives related to the campus recycling program, assist in the ongoing development and implementation of solid waste and recycling initiatives, implement policies and procedures in order to maintain quality control of campus-wide recycling methods, and provides direct support to the Solid Waste & Recycling Facilities Specialist by coordinating special projects related to solid waste and recycling management.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and all education details even if attaching a resume. Positions will close on or around August 1, 2014.

 

Sustainable Campus Program Associate, Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)

Sustainable Campus Program Associate (Job ID 37537) This position will assist in the management and administration of sustainability programs and implementation new sustainability programs at Florida State University. The Program Associate will provide direct support to the Director of Campus Sustainability, serve as the primary contact for sustainability programs and engages students, faculty, and staff in sustainable behaviors in order to establish a culture of sustainability across the campus community, and provides educational outreach to the campus community regarding sustainability programs and initiatives.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and all education details even if attaching a resume. Positions will close on or around August 1, 2014.

Transportation Program Manager, Planning & Urban Development Department (Portland, ME)

Planning & Urban Development Department – The City of Portland seeks an experienced transportation planner to coordinate its transportation programs and policies. Portland is leading the state in multimodal transportation planning,including implementing a complete streets policy, proactive bicycle and pedestrian planning, place making through improvements to the transportation system, and progressive parking and travel demand management practices. To download the City’s application form, log on to the Job Opportunities page of the City’s website.

Job Description.

Transportation Planner/Systems Analyst, TranSystems (Boston, MA)

TranSystems, a national transportation engineering, design and planning firm, seeks a candidate to provide detailed technical support for intelligent transportation systems (ITS) and transportation planning projects.

The successful applicant must share a mixed passion for transportation systems and the application of technology in transportation.  Candidates should have a basic understanding of public transportation technology concepts such as location tracking, mapping and geographic information systems (GIS), vehicle dispatching, vehicle/driver scheduling, wireless communications, and enterprise software.

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Education Strategy and Planning Program Manager, Sustainable Communities Collaborative at Penn State (State College, PA)

Penn State’s Sustainability Institute seeks a highly motivated, organized, and action-oriented individual to manage program activities for the Sustainable Communities Collaborative (SCC). The Program Manager will oversee operational activities associated with the SCC, a large-scale, innovative university/community based collaboration that engages PSU faculty and students in existing courses from across the University through real world, community- and campus-identified sustainability projects. Serve as primary point of contact with faculty members and community partners for projects, monitor progress and address any issues that emerge, to ensure projects stay on track and, provide presentations to classes of students associated with projects.

Full job description.