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Chapter Organizing Fellow, Scholars Strategy Network (Cambridge, MA)

The Scholars Strategy Network is looking for a Chapter Organizing Fellow. The Fellow will be responsible for helping the Chapters & Membership Team in supporting SSN’s almost 40 chapters build communities of engaged scholars and inform local policy. Contact Danielle Mulligan to apply.

Energy and Sustainability Engineer (Worcester, MA)

Under the general direction of the Associate Director of Sustainability & Campus Services or designee, the Energy and Sustainability Engineer is responsible for managing the UMass Medical School energy and sustainability program.  The Energy and Sustainability Engineer will play a key role in advising the University on how to create and implement strategies to reduce energy and carbon emissions in its operations and capital programs to meet voluntary and mandatory goals established through institutional commitments. The position will include policy development, project identification and implementation, public relations, employee and contractor education, and data development and analysis.  The UMass Medical School energy and sustainability programs aligns with the UMass Board of Trustees Policy focusing on strategic planning, greenhouse gas reduction and clean energy, green building and operations, water conservation and efficiency, sustainable purchasing, and sustainable food systems.

Assistant Professor in Human Geography (Northampton, MA)

Smith College’s Environmental Studies and Policy Program is currently searching for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Human Geography to start on July 1st, 2021. Responsibilities include teaching two courses per semester and additional honors and major advising.

Corporate Social Responsibility Associate, Thermo Fisher Scientific (Waltham, MA)

The Associate will be a key member of the CSR team, developing and driving the processes to support corporate reporting, disclosure and communication on environmental, social and governance (ESG) topics. The Associate’s role will help strengthen strategic initiatives, processes and culture to champion and coordinate companywide commitments to CSR, thereby enhancing Thermo Fisher’s reporting capabilities to meet requirements by global investors, customers and other stakeholders.

Biodiversity Conservation Assistant, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) (Brussels, Belgium)

Under direct supervision of the European Biodiversity Conservation Coordinator and in collaboration with other staff of the IUCN European Regional Office, the Biodiversity Conservation Assistant will support the work and projects of the IUCN Global Species Programme in Europe. This will include providing support to certain tasks within the project portfolio, as needed. The workload is expected to be 60% administrative support and 40% technical support, although this proportion could change depending on the real project needs during the time period of this contract. Administrative support includes assistance with project development, contract administration, and event planning and organisation. Specifically, the position will entail:

• Assist in the implementation of the European Red Lists Initiative, currently encompassing Hoverflies but could be expanded, including: liaising with experts and monitoring their progress in delivering high quality assessments, coordinating all administrative tasks inherent to the organization of assessment workshops, compiling species photos and uploading them to the Red List Species Information System, and contributing to drafting project reports. Providing support to this task will require some training in Red List assessments that will be provided by the team.

• Support the implementation of new projects in the portfolio related to pollinator conservation and invasive alien species management that entail the organization of stakeholder meetings and workshops

• Support the organization of project meetings and events

• Support the development of new project proposals

• Provide a range of administrative support functions on a day-to-day basis transversal to several projects (e.g. processing of invoices, issuing consultancy contracts, etc);

• Will be required to provide support on a range of tasks as delegated by their Line Manager.

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