The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education seeks:
AASHE (Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education) is seeking a smart, focused, strategic and energetic thought and innovation leader for North America’s premier membership organization dedicated to advancing the modeling of sustainability principles and actions across higher education, and fostering a vibrant sustainability community. The review of applications will begin on Sept. 27, 2013.
Head to LA on October 14th for the 2012 Student Summit of the annual Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) conference.
At the summit, students have the opportunity to present their unique sustainability projects. They can each contribute their ideas, resources, and opinions on sustainability efforts, and will have the opportunity to network with other students from different schools after these student presentations. The summit will also include a variety of workshops that can guide students in starting sustainability efforts at their school.
The summit will also feature keynote speaker Billy Parish, the Co-Founder and President of Solar Mosaic, a solar investment marketplace. Among his many accomplishments, he founded the Energy Action Coalition, the largest youth advocacy organization in the world focused on climate crisis, and was honored as a “Climate Hero” by Rolling Stone magazine.
The Student Summit provides opportunities for information and resources to start initiatives on your campus. AASHE also provides students with the opportunity to submit their individual research, as well as apply for their two awards: the Student Sustainability Leadership Award and the Student Research on Campus Sustainability Award.
For a full schedule of events and to sign up, visit the AASHE website!
Apply by June 1 for full consideration. The assistant director will coordinate sustainability efforts with the university’s Campus Master Plan, Capital Campaign and Facilities Management priorities, engaging all campus sectors in broad, interdisciplinary conversations about sustainability. The position will also facilitate university leadership in community, regional and national networks including the Indiana Green Campus Network and AASHE. Successful applicants will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a sustainability-related field and at least six months of higher education sustainability experience. Apply online.
AASHE is seeking a part-time events assistant to help with the development of AASHE’s yearly conference and other events. Duties will include creating conference comparison reports; overseeing and formatting a contact database of multiple audiences; gathering and creating content for AASHE conference announcements, mass emails and website; and promoting and planning portions of the conference including the AASHE Student Summit. Successful candidates will have a minimum of two years of experience with event-planning, communications, hospitality and/or project management. This position will be based out of the AASHE office in Denver, Colo. Applications will be accepted through Feb. 24, 2012.
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