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Assistant Program Officer, Local Initiatives Support Corporation (Boston, MA)

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), widely recognized as the nation’s premier nonprofit community development intermediary, has a 35-year history of investing in community-based organizations focused on rebuilding urban neighborhoods and rural communities. Boston LISC has a thirty year history of supporting successful community development efforts in Boston and surrounding communities.

Boston LISC accomplishes our mission by deploying a variety of financial tools including loans, grants, and equity investments to support community development efforts. We also provide technical and management assistance to bring a business discipline to implement successful community revitalization efforts.

Responsibilities:

We are looking for a dynamic Assistant Program Officer (APO) that will fill a variety of roles at Boston LISC, including working with the Senior Program Officer for the Green Retrofit Initiative to help affordable housing owners understand energy use in their buildings and work toward implementing energy-saving retrofits. The APO will organize Green Retrofit Initiative network meetings, workshops and forums, work closely with the Initiative’s consultants and partners, and support participating organizations to ensure program goals are met.

Application Deadline: July 17th

To apply: Send a cover letter and resume via email to msanchez[at]lisc.org. Please include “Assistant Program Officer – MA Green Retrofit Initiative” in the subject line of your email. Click here for more information about the position.

Associate Vice President of Energy & Sustainability, University of California (Oakland, CA)

The University of California, Office of the President invites qualified candidates to apply for a newly created leadership opportunity: Associate Vice President- Energy & Sustainability.   The University of California is the state’s premier public research university and one of its largest employers.  Our campuses are routinely ranked among the best in the world. The Office of the President is the systemwide headquarters of the University of California, managing its fiscal and business operations, supporting the academic and research missions across its ten campuses, labs and five medical centers.

Reporting to the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, the successful individual serves as a visionary leader and executive-level ambassador who will continue and expand the University of California’s leadership role in energy and sustainability. The AVP creates collaborative opportunities among UC campus and medical center representatives from capital programs, sustainability offices, real estate, planning, facilities services, transportation, procurement, finance and other constituencies, including representatives and experts among the University’s faculty and researchers, to engage in cross-functional planning, problem-solving and innovation.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Director of Sustainability, Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)

Swarthmore College invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of Sustainability. Reporting directly to the President of the College, the Director will lead the College’s sustainability efforts, developing and implementing policies and programs to mitigate the College’s environmental impact and to build awareness of the connection between issues of sustainability and social justice. This includes helping to establish Swarthmore as a recognized leader in integrating sustainability into all aspects of the educational mission, operations, and institutional and community life/culture. The Director of Sustainability provides leadership to the many distinct sustainability efforts on campus and fosters a culture of sustainability among students, faculty, staff, alumni, community members, and the Board of Managers.

The successful candidate will be innovative and collaborative with excellent strategic, leadership, and team-building skills and will have broad knowledge of sustainability principles, best practices, and their application in the higher education/institutional environment. The new Director will be able to engage effectively with the academic and scholarly research work of the faculty and with the policies, practices, and goals of campus operations and student sustainability activities. Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to the values and goals of Swarthmore’s private, residential liberal arts education and a desire to be an active and engaged member of the community.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Campus Sustainability Coordinator, EcoMotion Campus Services (Cambridge, MA)

EcoMotion designs and implements sustainability programs for cities, corporations and campuses. Both of EcoMotion’s offices, one located in Los Angeles, California and one located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, work with K-12 schools and higher education institutions. We provide a suite of services ranging from comprehensive sustainability coordination, sustainability planning and policy implementation, operational efficiency and renewable energy expertise, to behavior change programs and community engagement. EcoMotion’s Campus Services is looking for a skilled, entrepreneurial, and passionate individual to join the New England team in managing existing accounts (in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Maine) and expanding the business. As the business continues to develop, this position will evolve with the Campus Sustainability Coordinator aptitude and capabilities.

The Campus Sustainability Coordinator will report to the Director and the Associate Director of Campus Services in dealing with all business related activity including: project management and coordination, client relations, campus outreach and engagement, administrative tasks, scheduling, delivering presentations, writing reports and proposals. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in campus sustainability and project management and is highly motivated by their passions.

Application Deadline: N/A
Apply by:  Send a resume and a cover letter via email to Sierra Flanigan, Director of Campus Services (sflanigan[@]ecomotion.us) and copy Ted Flanigan, President (tflanigan[@]ecomotion.us) and Talia Arnow, Associate Director of Campus Services (tarnow[@]ecomotion.us ). Cover letters should answer the following questions:

  • Why are you interested in EcoMotion’s Campus Sustainability Coordinator position?
  • What past experiences have you had working with or outside of the campus sustainability sector that make you a qualified candidate for this job?
  • What skills and qualifications do you bring to the table that set you apart from other candidates?
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Waste Diversion Manager, UCSD (San Diego, CA)

The Waste Diversion Manager will draft and implement a campus plan for accomplishing diversion of solid waste from landfill according to UC Office of the President requirements and taking into account campus stakeholder needs and desires. Diversion methods may include but are not limited to reuse, recycling, composting, and other diversion and disposal technology. Of special interest are methodologies that accomplish closed loop use of resources and energy recovery.

The Waste Diversion Manager will:

  • Manage all aspects of Campus-wide Integrated Waste Management Program. Plan, organize, and coordinate all waste disposal and recycling activities and resources at UC San Diego. Establish annual goals for waste minimization and recycling, and serve as advisor and consultant to campus departments and organizations engaged in recycling programs. Supervise, direct and provide guidance to recycling staff members.
  • Provide counsel and discipline to staff, when necessary. Administer contracts made with waste management and recycling vendors. Work closely with Local, State and Federal government agencies to monitor and analyze changes in waste disposal and recycling industries. Lead, including providing administrative and technical support to campus Waste Minimization Advisory Committee.
Application Deadline:  July 13th

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