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
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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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.
- 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.
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.
The Program Manager’s primary responsibilities are to support the planning and execution of ELP’s Regional Fellowship Programs. This position reports to the National Program Director and assists in the execution of our Regional Fellowship Programs, including leading outreach and recruitment efforts, managing a volunteer-based selection committee, providing program development and logistics support. This job may also include facilitation opportunities at multi-day retreats and events around the country.
You’ll be expected to bring new ideas, strategies, revise your work on short timelines and bring an attitude of continuous improvement and a culture of innovation. You’ll be expected to manage your own balanced workweek based on the demands of the job. While this job will take place in a virtual office it does require the ability to travel to multi-day trainings throughout the year.