Duquesne University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic mission and enriches our campus community. As a charter member of the Ohio, Western PA and West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), we encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples. Motivated by its Catholic and Spiritan identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer. Founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Its Mission Statement commits the University to “serving God by serving students – through commitment to excellence in liberal and professional education, through profound concern for moral and spiritual values, through the maintenance of an ecumenical atmosphere open to diversity, and through service to the Church, the community, the nation and the world.” Applicants for this position should describe how they might support and contribute to this mission.
The successful applicant for this position will assist the School of Education in implementing a planned Ed.D. degree in Educational Sustainability. Candidates will also be expected to teach graduate courses in Educational Sustainability, co-lead the development of coursework for the doctoral degree in Educational Sustainability, and teach undergraduate courses as needed. Candidates will also support all aspects of the Ed.D. including recruitment, student support, advising and mentoring, and service on dissertation committees; and provide leadership in the area of sustainability.
Manages the Sustainability Internship Program by tracking intern accountability, maintaining program documentation, coordinating events, and developing an alumni network. Acts as liaison for Campus Sustainability Advisory Board by planning meetings and compiling documentation; assists with scheduling and coordination between regional IU campuses on their sustainability initiatives; and works on program specific tasks as directed by management.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: planning and coordinating logistics, researching and evaluating provided services, coordinating on-site event execution, participating in budget development and reporting, processing invoices and reimbursements, and serving as a resource for event participants. Maintains event timelines and other documentation to ensure planning efficiency; designs, develops, and implements office publications; drafts press releases, letters, emails and other communications support; takes pictures, reviews proofs, and checks final product; and maintains office publication timelines and other documentation.
This position assists and is supervised by the Director of Administrative Services. Its role includes research, analysis, planning, development, implementation, administration and continuous improvement of Alternative Transportation programs and services at Rice University. This position also assists the Director of Administrative Services in overseeing the day-to-day operation of alternative transportation services such as car-share, campus shuttle service, emergency ride home program, car-pooling, van-pooling and bicycle programs.
Alternative Transportation Programs support the University’s high quality learning environment. The goals of the programs include reducing the number of employees and students driving alone to campus, reducing traffic congestion, and improving the quality of the campus environment. To achieve these goals the Director of Administrative Services, with assistance from the Transportation Department Management (TDM) Coordinator, Parking Manager and Transportation Manager identifies long-term planning strategies, develops and implements fiscal incentives, and promotes commuting alternatives to driving alone to campus. This position is a key member of the Parking and Transportation team within Rice University.
The Marketing Communications team at the University of California’s systemwide headquarters is looking for a Communications Strategist to drive the university’s positioning and visibility as a leader in sustainability ? not only in how it operates, but also in how its researchers are identifying scalable solutions to help California and the world address the challenges of a changing climate.
This position is responsible for telling UC’s sustainability story broadly, drawing from a rich statewide network of campuses, medical centers, labs, agricultural extension centers and natural reserves. You’ll develop original content, tailoring the message and platform to audience needs. Depending on the day, this could range from reporting and writing stories, to reimagining an annual report for the web, to creating a series of bite-sized profiles for social media to support a high-profile symposium of climate experts. With last year’s launch of UC’s presidential initiative to become carbon-neutral by 2025, you’ll work closely with leadership to identify key themes and communications opportunities emerging from initiative working groups and related systemwide sustainability efforts. You’ll create and feed cross-platform campaigns and coordinate with internal and campus communications colleagues to spotlight progress, share research breakthroughs and convey the impact of UC’s efforts.