Author Archives: Stina C. Stannik

Sustainability Coordinator, University of New Brunswick (Canada)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 30, 2014

Under the direction of the Energy Manager and in concert with the UNBF Sustainability Advisory Committee the Sustainability Coordinator is accountable to the university community in advancing UNBF as a sustainability leader in higher education through research, education, program development and implementation, and reporting.

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President, Second Nature (Boston, MA)

Second Nature, an organization instrumental in launching the Education for Sustainability (EFS) movement in higher education, seeks a strategic leader to serve as its next President. The successful candidate will lead an effective and agile organization that has a twenty-year record of pioneering work in developing and promoting healthy, vibrant, and sustainable communities, economies, and ecosystems.

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Eco-Rep Blog Post Double-Header!

Because it’s Earth Month, we actually have TWO Eco-Rep blog updates this week! Check it out:

 

 

Spring is here and it’s super busy for the Eco Reps! Recyclemania ended last Sunday (March 30) and the results of both the final round recycling scores and the overall winners of the competition can be found HERE. Remember the dorm and house  that receive the highest recycling grades overall get to hang out in an inflatable bouncy house, which is totally awesome!

Individual Eco-Reps have been busy hosting their individual events in their dorms. Last Monday I hosted a composting focused event where Houston Hall residents could grab a personal compost bin, eat chocolate “dirt” pudding and learn about composting in the dorm. I also know that a bunch of other Eco-Reps had their events this past week, like a pot a plant event in Carmichael, a clothing swap in Wilson House and a jeopardy event in Hogdgon.

One big upcoming event this week is Earthfest. This Friday April 11th from 11 am to 2pm on the Academic Quad Tufts Sustainability Collective (TSC) will be hosting its annual Earthfest. Activities include bike riding, a green photo booth and local (free!) food. This will be an amazing opportunity to celebrate spring and learn about sustainability at Tufts and in the surrounding community. Also, the Eco Reps will be hosting a clothing swap, so be sure to swing by our booth to find some cool new additions to your spring wardrobe!

-Rachael (Houston Eco Rep)

Sustainability Outreach Assistant, Bowdoin College

This position assists the Coordinator for a Sustainable Bowdoin in the Department of Facilities Management and is responsible for grant writing in the area of sustainability and energy efficiency. This position includes recruiting, coordinating, and training students in the student “EcoRep” program and the office “EcoRep” program; assisting the Coordinator in other student led-initiatives, assisting in communications of Bowdoin’s sustainability initiatives and Carbon Neutrality Plan, updating the College’s environmental/sustainability databases and the sustainability website as well as verifying and reporting the effectiveness of these programs in reducing carbon emissions and associated cost reductions. The Sustainability Outreach position also staffs the College’s Sustainability Implementation Committee.

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Sustainability Coordinator, Outreach and Engagement, University of Virginia

Application deadline: April 15, 2014

The Sustainability Coordinator – Outreach and Engagement, is a core member of the University of Virginia’s Office for Sustainability and will assist in leading the Facilities Management department in providing outreach and engagement for sustainability to support the educational, research, health care and public service mission of the University. This position engages students, faculty, and staff in University-wide sustainability initiatives through support of behavior change and educational programs, such as the Green Workplace Program and Sustainability Partners.

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Project Manager, Marine Information Analysis, Massachusetts Water Resource Authority (Boston)

The MWRA Environmental Quality Department is seeking an Intern to provide technical support for MWRA’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Compliance Program (NPDES). Tests and evaluates data reporting applications. Assemble data sets, track compliance paperwork, and assist with preparation of permit-required reports. Applications are available online at www.mwra.com or from the Human Resources Department. Please submit a completed application along with a cover letter and resume to: Susan Carter, Human Resources Specialist Massachusetts Water Resources Authority 100 First Avenue Boston, MA 02129

More information and other internships available here. Contact: douglas.hersh@mwra.com

Intern, The Pasture Project, Winrock Int’l (VA)

Application Deadline: April 14th, 2014

The Wallace Center has been a key organization in fostering a more sustainable food and agricultural system in the U.S. since 1983. Today, the Wallace Center is focused on expanding and accelerating the expansion of sustainable and community-based food systems throughout the U.S., with a vision to bring more good food—healthy, green, fair, affordable food—to more people. Wallace Center is doing this through business models and social networking that bridge the gaps between producers, consumers, non-profit organizations, government, and for-profit food companies; in order to “scale up” good food distribution beyond the direct marketing realm to wholesale and traditional food outlets (e.g., food service, institutions etc.)

See the full internship description here.

Director, Sustainability Education, Central College (Iowa)

This is a 12-month administrative appointment responsible to the Associate Dean for Curriculum and Faculty Development with responsibilities for the development, coordination and primary oversight of sustainability education at Central College.

Central College has been a decades-long regional leader in sustainability education, a value that is integrated into the fabric of student experience and includes a graduation requirement for all students in global sustainability with a developmental learning goal for all students to learn and foster habits of sustainability that is intentionally integrated across the campus and with  national recognition as a “green” campus and for multiple LEED-certified buildings that are also used as educational tools for students.  The commitment of faculty, students, and staff is deep and long standing. We are now in a position to move forward with this presidential initiative under the leadership of a newly created position of Director of Sustainability Education who will serve as a full-time, dedicated resource person, driver of systemic change, coordinator of campus efforts, and monitor (and therefore community educator) of consumption.

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Various Positions, AASHE

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education seeks:

Conference and Events Planner

Programs Coordinator

Multiple Openings, Center for Air Policy (various locations)

The Center for Air Policy currently has the following job openings:

Office Assistant/Intern

Int’l Policy Associate (ASIA)

Int’l Policy Intern (LATIN AMERICA)

Int’l Policy Summer Intern

Manager, Developing Country Projects

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