The Sustainability Coordinator for Operations reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities and supervises an Education Specialist position. The Sustainability Coordinator for Operations works closely with directors and unit leaders in the establishment of sustainability programs and goals at operational areas including: utilities, recycling and waste reduction, design and construction, housekeeping, maintenance, grounds, purchasing, transportation, campus access, dining, foundation investments, information technology, and environmental health and safety. This position works in collaboration with the Academic Sustainability Coordinator in programs that promote strengthening the campus sustainability culture. The Sustainability Coordinator for Operations monitors progress towards achievement of UNCG’s Climate Action Plan and prepares the university’s sustainability STARS report on a periodic basis. This position is a member of the university’s Sustainability Council and provides regular reports to the council. This position represents UNCG at sustainability related events and is required to make presentations to a variety of audiences.
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.