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Director of Environmental Services (custodial services), Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)

Swarthmore College is hiring a Director of Environmental Services (custodial services), ideally one with a strong interest in sustainability. Please pass the advertisement below on to interested colleagues/friends. 

Director, Environmental Services 
Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices. As one of the nation’s finest institutions of higher learning, Swarthmore College offers more than 600 courses a year and more than 50 areas of study. Swarthmore’s 425‐acre campus is a designated arboretum, complete with gardens, rolling lawns, a creek, wooded hills, and hiking trails in the Crum Woods adjacent to the campus. 

The Department of Environmental Services is currently accepting applications for the position of Director. The Director will provide management in the supervision of Environmental Services Supervisors, crew leaders, and Environmental Technicians to ensure the timely and proper custodial care of all College buildings. Tasks include: developing and maintaining departmental policies and procedures, coordinating activities with other College departments, and managing all personnel issues; developing and maintaining schedules for cleaning and maintenance of equipment; recommending and requisitioning equipment, materials, and supplies. 

Qualified candidates must possess high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of ten years progressive supervisory and management experience, preferably in building maintenance or housekeeping services. Candidate must have demonstrated the ability to work well with people and diverse teams; familiarity with computer software including word processing, spread sheets, data management and electronic timecard systems; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and the physical ability to perform housekeeping work, including operating power equipment, hand equipment, and move material. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license. Preference will be given to candidates with a college level degree and/or higher education experience. 

To view the full position description and apply for this position, please visit our employment website at www.swarthmore.edu, under Human Resources and Employment Opportunities. All applicant packets must include an updated resume and cover letter. 

Swarthmore actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Senior Sustainability Planner, Greener-U (Watertown, MA)

GreenerU is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Senior Sustainability Planner. The Senior Sustainability Planner will lead all campus planning efforts which GreenerU is involved in, particularly the development of climate action plans, energy master plans,and strategic sustainability plans. Please submit resume and cover letter to careers@greeneru.com

Assistant, PowerSave Campus Energy Program, Alliance to Save Energy (Oakland, CA)

The Alliance to Save Energy is seeking a full-time  Associate to assist with implementation of its PowerSave Campus Program.  The Associate will work in the Alliance’s Oakland, CA office.  Headquartered in Washington, DC, the nonprofit Alliance to Save Energy  promotes energy efficiency worldwide to achieve a healthier economy, a cleaner environment, and greater energy security.

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Executive Director, AASHE

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.

 

Learn more/apply.

Sustainability Coordinator, Butler University (Indianapolis)

Deadline: June 1, 2013

The Center for Urban Ecology (CUE) at Butler University invites applications for Butler’s first Sustainability Coordinator. We seek applicants who share our passion for creative solutions to issues related to campus sustainability, urban ecology, and sustainable cities. Butler University is a recent signatory of the American Colleges and Universities Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) and is looking to build upon this signing to develop innovative and robust sustainability programming for Butler’s campus, viewing the campus as a living laboratory for these programs. Butler’s Sustainability Coordinator will develop and oversee sustainability programming for faculty, staff and students of Butler University and promote Butler’s campus sustainability to local, regional and national audiences. This position reports to the director of the Center for Urban Ecology and will work closely with Butler’s existing Sustainability Council, students, faculty and staff to help develop and execute the University’s sustainability program.

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