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ACUPCC Program Associate, Second Nature (Boston, MA)

Second Nature seeks the services of a Program Associate to join the ACUPCC Program Team and assist in recruitment, implementation, and outreach related to the ACUPCC network. This position places a strong emphasis on supporting the capacity of Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) and Under-Resourced Institutions (URIs), as well as other colleges and universities, to advance comprehensive sustainability education and climate initiatives on campus.

For a full job description and applications instructions, please visit the link.  This position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.

Program Coordinator, Lucid (Oakland, CA)

Lucid is hiring a Program Coordinator to us with our marketing and engagement programs, including Campus Conservation Nationals <http://www.competetoreduce.org/ccn> (an energy reduction competition program for colleges and universities that Lucid co-organizes with the USGBC, NWF, and the Alliance to Save Energy). This is a great position for a multi-talented individual who has a diverse and polished arsenal of skills at his/her disposal, and is excited to jump into a role that involves planning, creating, writing, organizing, and problem-solving at a fast-growing sustainability and education-oriented start-up.

Learn more at their website.

Director of Environmental Services (custodial services), Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)

Swarthmore College is hiring a Director of Environmental Services (custodial services), ideally one with a strong interest in sustainability. Please pass the advertisement below on to interested colleagues/friends. 

Director, Environmental Services 
Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices. As one of the nation’s finest institutions of higher learning, Swarthmore College offers more than 600 courses a year and more than 50 areas of study. Swarthmore’s 425‐acre campus is a designated arboretum, complete with gardens, rolling lawns, a creek, wooded hills, and hiking trails in the Crum Woods adjacent to the campus. 

The Department of Environmental Services is currently accepting applications for the position of Director. The Director will provide management in the supervision of Environmental Services Supervisors, crew leaders, and Environmental Technicians to ensure the timely and proper custodial care of all College buildings. Tasks include: developing and maintaining departmental policies and procedures, coordinating activities with other College departments, and managing all personnel issues; developing and maintaining schedules for cleaning and maintenance of equipment; recommending and requisitioning equipment, materials, and supplies. 

Qualified candidates must possess high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of ten years progressive supervisory and management experience, preferably in building maintenance or housekeeping services. Candidate must have demonstrated the ability to work well with people and diverse teams; familiarity with computer software including word processing, spread sheets, data management and electronic timecard systems; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and the physical ability to perform housekeeping work, including operating power equipment, hand equipment, and move material. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license. Preference will be given to candidates with a college level degree and/or higher education experience. 

To view the full position description and apply for this position, please visit our employment website at www.swarthmore.edu, under Human Resources and Employment Opportunities. All applicant packets must include an updated resume and cover letter. 

Swarthmore actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Fall Intern, Office of Energy and Environment (Medford, MA)

Hello,

I am the director of the Office of Energy and Environment in Medford, and I am looking to advertise an opening for a paid internship position that I have available this fall. I am hoping to hire a Tufts student who is interested in issues surrounding energy and the environment to help me with various projects. These include project management of 5 small energy efficiency projects as well as preparing for our annual energy efficiency reporting to the State and Federal government on Medford’s buildings. The intern is needed for 10 hours a week during the Fall semester, but the availability to start in August is a plus. Distribution of the hours can fit your schedule, but must fit within City Hall’s open business hours (Mon, Tues, Thurs 8:30-4:30, Wed 8:30-7:30, Fri 8:30-12:30).

Tasks include oversight of grant paperwork and bills, visiting the work locations, data entry and general office help. Possibility to continue on other projects in the Spring semester. Compensation is $10 per hour. A good candidate is a self-starter who can work independently, use common sense and take initiative. The City of Medford is also a Federal Work-Study site and students eligible for work-study are encouraged to apply.

Thank you for your help,

Alicia Hunt

ahunt@medford.org

Energy Management Coordinator, University of Mississippi (Oxford, MS)

The University of Mississippi seeks a full-time Energy Management Coordinator, a first-time position to be filled on the Oxford, MS campus.

“This is a professional position in which the incumbent is responsible for the conservation and management of energy resources used by the university. The incumbent manages energy conservation efforts, provides conservation education and training to the university community, manages utility contracts, and serves as a resource to administration as it relates to energy conservation and management while exercising independent judgment and a high degree of discretionary authority.”

Though housed in the Physical Plant Department, this person will work closely with the Office of Sustainability in implementing energy conservation projects and programs on campus.  We’re looking for someone who can think outside the boiler! 

For complete job description, visit the website.

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