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Conference Intern, National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE)

NCSE is a not-for-profit organization that improves the scientific basis for environmental decision-making. NCSE brings together individuals, institutions and communities to advance environmental and sustainability science, education.

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Program Assistant, National Council for Science and the Environment (Washington, DC)

The CEER Program Assistant will support all activities of the Center for Environmental Education Research, which includes developing national and international research reports and performing academic consulting services.

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Communications Specialist, Office of Sustainability, Tufts University (Medford, MA)

The Tufts University Office of Sustainability is seeking a highly creative and enthusiastic full-time Communications Specialist to promote Tufts’ sustainability efforts to the university community and build a culture of environmental sustainability on campus.  This individual will manage the Office’s internal and external communications on all three Massachusetts campuses, including the website, social media channels, print publications and other outreach materials.  S/he will be responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating the Office’s communications and marketing strategies, from designing posters to creating community-based social marketing plans.  S/he will work with student interns, sustainability staff and other stakeholders at the University to report on Tufts’ progress towards its sustainability goals, create behavior change campaigns, disseminate sustainability news, run effective outreach and engagement programs and events, and support the Office’s many sustainability programs.

We are seeking candidates with 3-5 years of direct experience in communications, marketing, community engagement campaigns, and campus sustainability with a BS/BA in communications, marketing, public relations, business or a related field and training in community-based social marketing, market research, and/or behavior change.

For the full job description and to apply, please click here.

**UPDATE: POSITION WILL BE OPEN UNTIL FILLED**

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Farm to School Coordinator (White River Junction, VT)

The Farm to School Coordinator is a new position at Vital Communities. The Upper Valley Farm to School Network has merged into our Valley Food & Farm program, and this position will be responsible for coordinating farm to school activities, with support and collaboration from fellow staff. The position will work toward these long-term goals: Students enjoy and understand their connection to local food and farms, and make healthy choices based on that connection; Communities actively support their local FTS program; FTS leaders are growing in number and connectedness; FTS programs are growing in number and effectiveness; Farmers benefit from a greater connection to schools in their community
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Outreach Coordinator (Somerville, MA)

Groundwork Somerville is looking for an energetic and creative individual to contribute to the growth and reach of our organization. Groundwork Somerville strives for the sustained regeneration, improvement and management of the physical environment through the development of community-based partnerships, which empower people, businesses and organizations to promote environmental, social and economic well-being. We serve youth aged 16-24 in green jobs and leadership training, provide environmental education in School Garden Classrooms and create and restore green and growing spaces throughout the city and region.

AmeriCorps VISTA has a quick application process so learn more about the position here.

 

Student Activities Coordinator at MIT Energy Initiative Education Office (Cambridge, MA)

Responsible for the timely planning and implementation of activities and programs to sustain and expand opportunities for students in energy at MIT.  Primary activities include strategic planning and organization of events engaging undergraduate and graduate students throughout the academic year; managing Freshman Pre-Orientation Program (FPOP); coordinating MITEI’s participation in campus-wide activities such as Independent Activities Period (IAP), the Energy Club Conference, Campus Preview Weekend (CPW), Earth Day, and orientation; and potentially assisting with energy-related internships. Will also assist with continuous improvement for student networking and engagement on energy and related environmental challenges, increase awareness of energy education opportunities among prospective and current students, maintain and strengthen relationships with student groups, support lasting relationships with MITEI alumni, foster student leadership and engagement through collaboration with key MIT units, and provide content for and assist with the design of informational materials and news items (social media/web/print). Job #11176

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Assistant Director of Sustainability at Earlham College (Richmond, IN)

The Assistant Director of Sustainability works collaboratively with the Director of the Integrated Program in Sustainability to enact the College’s Comprehensive Sustainability Plan. The Assistant Director will also help develop programming related to sustainable agriculture, coordinate the Student Sustainability Corps internship program, and manage all sustainability tracking and data systems for the College. This position is supervised directly by the Director of the Integrated Program in Sustainability and is housed within the Center for Integrated Learning.

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A.J. Lewis Center Facilities Manager and Community Outreach Coordinator at Oberlin College (OH)

The Environmental Studies Program at Oberlin College invites applications for the position of A.J. Lewis Center Facilities Manager and Community Outreach Coordinator.  This is a full-time, 12-month Administrative and Professional Staff position reporting to the Director of Environmental Studies.  We seek applicants with a combination of strong technical and interpersonal skills who are interested in enhancing the environmental performance and educational value of a facility named the most important green building in the last 30 years by Architect magazine.  Primary responsibilities are: the management and upgrading of the Lewis Center for Environmental Studies, a unique ecologically designed and engineered facility; academic support; communications and community outreach.

Find out more about the position and how to apply here.

Grounds Manager at Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)

Reporting to the Director of Physical Plant, the Grounds Manager is responsible for the planning and management of Wesleyan University’s campus landscape of more than 300 acres.  Develops, plans, manages and implements environmental, ecological and economically sustainable practices and projects to maintain and improve the campus grounds utilizing best practices.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in landscape architecture, horticulture, turf management, or related field.
  • Five years experience maintaining high profile grounds in an institutional setting.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Customer service competencies and customer follow-up.
  • Desktop computer skills including the proficient use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet, and e-mail.
  • Must maintain a valid State of Connecticut driver’s license and safe driving skills and record or have the ability to obtain a CT license.

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Sustainability Manager at American University (Washington D.C.)

Job Description:

The incumbent coordinates the university’s sustainability efforts using STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System), LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), and ACUPCC (American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment) and tracks, benchmarks, and analyzes a wide range of sustainability metrics related to sustainability in facilities and operations.

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