Sustainability at Tufts

Author: Stina C. Stannik (page 2 of 12)

Senior Program Officer — Environment, Kresge Foundation (Troy, Michigan)

The Kresge Foundation, based in Metropolitan Detroit, is seeking to recruit a Senior Program Officer – Environment. The Senior Program Officer will work as part of a dynamic team charged with implementing strategies aimed to build communities’ resilience in the face of climate change. The ideal Senior Program Officer candidate is an individual with expertise in urban climate-change adaptation and experience in community engagement and equity.

Ocean Conservancy Program Development Director, California Environmental Associates (Washington, D.C.)

The Director, Program Development serves as a hub for Ocean Conservancy’s programs, responsible for developing, implementing, and enhancing strategies to support ongoing, annual and long-range planning across all of Ocean Conservancy’s core program areas. The Director will be responsible for orchestrating all of the organization’s major planning processes, including annual work planning and budgeting, development of large grant proposals, and monthly board reporting. This position will be the program liaison with the Development and Finance departments and will support both the Executive and Program Director teams on an on-going basis with the goal of facilitating strong internal communication and alignment, as well as identifying opportunities for streamlining internal processes. This is a fantastic opportunity for a non-profit professional looking to deepen his or her understanding of non-profit management and ocean conservation. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of relevant experience working in the non-profit or conservation field; success in this role will require impeccable interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills, as well as resourcefulness and independent initiative. This position will report to the President.

Application Deadline: This position will remain open until filled.
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Climate Smart Cities Program Manager, The Trust for Public Land (Los Angeles, CA)

This position is responsible for helping The Trust for Public Land’s California Program and Climate-Smart Cities Program advance the organization’s Climate-Smart Cities strategy in California.  The Program Manager will play a leadership role in coordinating an existing Climate-Smart Cities partnership with the City of Los Angeles, helping to establish new partnerships with other California cities, and providing support for state-level government relations on related issues.

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Transportation Program Manager, Smart Growth America (Washington, D.C.)

Smart Growth America is seeking a Transportation Program Manager to help communities across the country better coordinate land use and transportation policies. This person will deliver technical assistance to state agency staff, work with town and city leaders across the country, and advocate on transportation policy and program issues with members of Congress.

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Application will be accepted immediately on a rolling basis.

Sustainable Neighborhoods Program Coordinator, City of Somerville (Somerville, MA)

The employee is responsible for coordinating multiple aspects of the Sustainable Neighborhood Initiative managed by the Housing Division of the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development under the director of the Assistant Director of Housing.

  • Researches housing issues to inform development of housing policy in the context of the Sustainable Neighborhoods Initiative (SNI).
  • Assists in implementing housing strategies developed through SNI.
  • Work with various staff and volunteer members of Mayor’s Sustainable Neighborhood Advisory Group (SNWG) to coordinate work of SNWG membership and committees.

Under general direction, employee plans and prioritizes the majority of work independently, in accordance with standard practices and previous training. Employee is expected to solve most problems of detail or unusual situations by adapting methods or interpreting instructions accordingly. Instructions for new assignments or special projects usually consist of statements of desired objectives, deadlines and priorities. Technical and policy problems or changes in procedures are discussed with supervisor. Work is generally reviewed only for technical adequacy, appropriateness of actions or decisions, and conformance with policy or other requirements; the methods used in arriving at the end result are not usually reviewed in detail.

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