Second Nature seeks the services of a Program Associate to join the ACUPCC Program Team and assist in recruitment, implementation, and outreach related to the ACUPCC network. This position places a strong emphasis on supporting the capacity of Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) and Under-Resourced Institutions (URIs), as well as other colleges and universities, to advance comprehensive sustainability education and climate initiatives on campus.
For a full job description and applications instructions, please visit the link. This position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.
Second Nature, an organization instrumental in launching the Education for Sustainability (EFS) movement in higher education, seeks a strategic leader to serve as its next President. The successful candidate will lead an effective and agile organization that has a twenty-year record of pioneering work in developing and promoting healthy, vibrant, and sustainable communities, economies, and ecosystems.
The Director of ACUPCC Initiatives will lead outreach, implementation, and fundraising for the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) as well as oversee the strategic capacity-building efforts supporting minority-serving and under-resourced institutions. In collaboration with the ACUPCC Steering Committee and the Director of Presidential Fellows Program, the Director will lead the strategic planning process for expanding the impact and success of these programs and establishing new opportunities to support climate action at signatory institutions. The Director will participate in organizational strategic planning and development to strengthen cross-program synergies along with other Second Nature program directors. In addition, the Director will lead the partnership activities with external organizations supporting ACUPCC reporting, marketing, and resource development functions.
Second Nature seeks the services of two Implementation Fellows to support colleges and universities in successfully fulfilling their reporting requirements of the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC). The Implementation Fellows will work as part of the ACUPCC Support Team on the Second Nature staff to help current signatory institutions fulfill the reporting requirements of the ACUPCC, with an emphasis on supporting Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) and Under-Resourced Institutions (URIs) that are signatories of the ACUPCC. Reporting requirements include the development of greenhouse gas inventories, writing and implementing campus-wide climate action plans, developing sustainability research and curricular initiatives, energy and financing analysis, and engagement of senior leadership and community partnerships. For more information and to apply, visit: http://secondnature.org/about/employment/implementation-fellow.html
Second Nature invites you to attend the New England Campus Sustainability Forum, organized by the New England Board of Higher Education, Clean Air/Cool Planet, Second Nature, Greener U, Colleges of the Fenway and the Northeast Campus Sustainability Consortium. The Forum will explore Organization and Coalition Building, Financial Strategies and the Campus as a Living Laboratory. This event is designed to foster conversation and linkages between all stakeholders: administrators, staff, faculty and students in order to provide new insights on ways to think about and initiate campus sustainability programs.
Confirmed keynote speakers include:
Among the agenda topics:
- Behavior Change – Tactics
- Sustainable Sustainability Financing
- Effectively Harnessing Student Interest and Activism
- Living Learning Communities
- Enhancing Endowment Returns
- Harnessing the Link Between Student Projects & Campus Operations
- Strategies for Bringing Together the Diverse Campus Stakeholders
- Effective Marketing & Communications
- Presidents’ Panel
Registration Fee: $110 per registrant.
Early Bird Registration Deadline: August 17, 2012
*$180 after August 17, 2012.
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