RPA is seeking a creative and dynamic professional to direct the organization’s Community Planning and Design program. The program implements RPA principles and objectives in communities of all scales across the region, from dense urban centers to emerging exurban communities. We develop community design workshops, vision plans, project plans, regulations and guidelines as well as the economic development, housing and infrastructure strategies needed to implement these place-based projects.
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Bard College’s Center for Environmental Policy (CEP) and the Bard MBA in Sustainability seek applicants for a full-time position as Graduate Admissions Assistant. Responsibilities include representing Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability at graduate school fairs, career fairs, conferences, and other recruiting events, developing and running open houses and information sessions (on-site and online), establishing inquiry/ applicant communication plans, and maintaining contact with inquiries and applicants to assist with the admissions process. We anticipate 8-10 weeks of travel in the fall and 4-6 weeks in the spring representing both CEP and MBA programs. Working on select weekends and evenings is required.
The successful applicant will have a Bachelor¹s Degree, a valid driver¹s license, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and be highly proficient in Microsoft Office. Willingness to travel long distances is required. Experience with databases and/or graphic design software is a plus. Previous admissions or marketing experience is preferred. The ideal candidate will have a professional demeanor, strong organizational skills, and willingness to work in an innovative and flexible environment.
Applications will be reviewed until position is filled. Please send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of at least three references by email only to firstname.lastname@example.org. Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals who contribute to its diversity.
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With world attention focused on both the environment and the economy, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is where policymakers and business leaders turn for win-win solutions. This leading green group, with programs from Boston to Beijing, has tripled in size over the past decade by focusing on strong science, uncommon partnerships and market-based approaches. You can be part of a vibrant workplace that welcomes diverse perspectives, talents and contributions, where innovation and a focus on results are a way of life. Learn more.
Those candidates with skills in environmental justice, and/or Native American and Indigenous studies are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates with interdisciplinary experience in two or more of the following areas will be given the highest consideration; environmental literature and ecocriticism; eco-film and media studies; eco-aesthetics and design; eco-philosophy; eco-psychology; and digital humanities. Training and supervision of teaching assistants, supervising research/internships and academic advising experience. Curricular development, relevant research experience and publication record will also be evaluated.
Applicants with an interest in,or experience with environmental justice are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates with expertise in two or more of the following areas will be given the highest consideration: environmental and earth system science; global sustainability; resilience; risk and vulnerability; human-environment interactions; scenario analysis; sustainability policy and global politics; urban social-ecological systems; food and water use; ecological design; agricultural ecology; and transportation. Training and supervision of teaching assistants supervising research/internships and academic advising experience. Curricular development,relevant researchexperience and publication record will also be evaluated. A record of/or potential for successful research funding.