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Campus Sustainability Coordinator, Marquette University, (Milwaukee, WI)

The Campus Sustainability Coordinator is responsible for providing the vision, organizational strategy, and focus for advancing operational sustainability efforts at Marquette University. This position provides senior administrators, faculty, staff and students with the knowledge, skills, and motivation to integrate sustainability values and practices into: strategic planning processes, on-going master planning efforts, operations and resource management, and overall University practices. This individual will collaborate with students, faculty, and staff and relevant committees to support and enhance current sustainability initiatives and will provide leadership in assisting the University to continue to enhance its efforts and reputation with regard to sustainability programs.

The Sustainability Coordinator will directly develop, coordinate, and execute projects and initiatives supporting Marquette’s sustainability goals in a broad range of areas. The Sustainability Coordinator manages a coherent, campus-wide sustainability program by coordinating operations, planning, academic, research, and student sustainability activities.


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Sustainability Analyst, University of Virginia, (Charlottesville, VA)

The Sustainability Analyst is a core member of the University of Virginia’s Office for Sustainability, which seeks to engage our communities, steward resources, and discover ways to improve Grounds and beyond for generations to come.

The Sustainability Analyst is responsible for:

  • maintaining and analyzing, with a high level of accuracy and integrity, the University’s greenhouse gas inventory, nitrogen footprint
  • developing annual reports and other communication tools
  • developing projections for the impact of potential strategies
  • supporting the development of new programs
  • benchmarking within U.Va. and with external sources

The ideal candidate must have knowledge of energy or emissions-related metrics, experience analyzing large data sets, and must demonstrate: the ability make independent decisions, a high level of initiative, and proactive approaches to problem-solving.  

Application Deadline: November 6, 2015
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Associate Vice President of Energy & Sustainability, University of California (Oakland, CA)

The University of California, Office of the President invites qualified candidates to apply for a newly created leadership opportunity: Associate Vice President- Energy & Sustainability.   The University of California is the state’s premier public research university and one of its largest employers.  Our campuses are routinely ranked among the best in the world. The Office of the President is the systemwide headquarters of the University of California, managing its fiscal and business operations, supporting the academic and research missions across its ten campuses, labs and five medical centers.

Reporting to the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, the successful individual serves as a visionary leader and executive-level ambassador who will continue and expand the University of California’s leadership role in energy and sustainability. The AVP creates collaborative opportunities among UC campus and medical center representatives from capital programs, sustainability offices, real estate, planning, facilities services, transportation, procurement, finance and other constituencies, including representatives and experts among the University’s faculty and researchers, to engage in cross-functional planning, problem-solving and innovation.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Sustainability Communications Coordinator, Appalachian State University (Boone, NC)

The Sustainability Communications Coordinator will serve in the leadership role for communications and associated outreach activities for Appalachian’s Office of Sustainability. Position promotes Sustainability on our campus through communication of and participation in various programs that connect to our Faculty, Staff, Students, Outside Partners and the Community. Duties include serving as communications lead, program/project manager, providing consultation, counseling, performing program/project administration, conducting information research and analysis, and marketing Sustainability programs; and supervising student workers as needed.

Application Deadline:  07/06/2015

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Sustainability Action Plan Coordinator, Western Washington University (Bellingham, WA)

Western’s Sustainability Action Plan (SAP) is intended to become the University’s guiding document for the incorporation of sustainable principles and practices into the broad areas of academics, operations, outreach, and administration.  The SAP will consist of several chapters related to the different areas of sustainability activity on Western’s campus including Western curricula, student life, campus engagement, management of resources and operations, facilities planning and design, research activities, community relations, business and finance, the extra-curricular life of Western and others.  Each chapter will contain content such as background information, long term goals, potential objectives and strategies, prioritized action steps relative to resource need, and key performance indicators.

With oversight from the Sustainability Manager, the SAP Coordinator will act as the primary organizing position and editor for the creation of Western’s Sustainability Action Plan.  This will be achieved through several mechanisms including meeting facilitation, public input, research, writing, and presentation.  This position will form a working relationship with Western’s Sustainability Advisory Committee (SAC), the body charged with completion of the SAP.  The SAP Coordinator will usher the SAP through the necessary approvals, aligning the document to Western’s mission and strategic plan.

Application Deadline:  6/30/2015

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