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Sustainability Engagement Manager, University of Calgary (Calgary, AB, Canada)

The Office of Sustainability is currently seeking a Full-time Regular Manager, Sustainability Engagement.

Reporting to the Chief Sustainability Officer, the Manager of Sustainability Engagement is responsible for leading the engagement arm of the Office of Sustainability. This includes planning of best-practice student, faculty and staff engagement programming, and oversight of program implementation, resources, and services to accelerate the establishment of sustainability as an institutional norm.

Job requirements here.

Sustainability Fellow, Skidmore College (Saratoga Springs, NY)

The office of Sustainable Skidmore at Skidmore College seeks a full-time Sustainability Fellow. The Fellow position is a full-time, regular appointment. The Fellow reports to the Sustainability Coordinator and works closely with the Coordinator for the Environmental Studies Program, faculty and staff in Student Affairs and Academic Affairs, managers within Facilities Services and Financial Services, Skidmore’s Campus Sustainability Committee, the Office of Student Diversity Programs, the student Environmental Action Club and Sustainability Committees, and other programs and constituencies on and off campus.

Job description.

Assistant Director of Sustainability at Earlham College (Richmond, IN)

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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Grounds Manager at Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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.

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Sustainability Manager at American University (Washington D.C.)

Job Description:

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.

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Sustainability Coach for Sustainability Academy at Lawrence Barnes School (Burlington, VT)

The Sustainability Academy is currently seeking a Sustainability Coach to help lead the students, faculty, staff, and community as we continue our evolution as the nation’s first public elementary school dedicated to Education for Sustainability. The SA Coach is a hands-on leader who is equal parts visionary, spokesperson, tactician, liaison, and catalyst whose main responsibility is to keep EfS at the core of the Sustainability Academy. Their duties include being a building leader with the Principal around professional development, curriculum and instruction; documenting the school’s progress around integrating EfS into all that it does; securing and maintaining partnerships and promoting collaboration with and among staff, families, partners and other outside organizations.

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Sustainability Planning Internship, City of Cambridge (MA)

The Sustainability Intern will assist the Environmental and Transportation Planning Division staff primarily on climate protection and preparedness projects, including local energy planning and development of a climate change preparedness plan. Contact: John Bolduc, Environmental Planner Address: Community Development Department, 344 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02139 Phone: (617) 349-4628, Fax: (617) 349-4633, Email: jbolduc@cambridgema.gov

Sustainability Program Manager, Temple University (Philadelphia, PA)

The Program Manager is responsible for managing sustainability programming throughout the University. The incumbent will be responsible for coordinating academic, research and technology initiatives and for LEED certification initiatives for campus buildings. The Program Manager will be responsible for moving capital projects through the LEED certification process, which includes working with project consultant teams and senior level management to ensure that the project design and construction meet LEED standards. In addition, he/she is responsible for the preparation of Temple University’s annual Greenhouse Gas Inventory.

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Various Positions, AASHE

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education seeks:

Conference and Events Planner

Programs Coordinator

Enter the Sustainable Campus Int’l Competition!

The second edition of the Sustainable Campus International Competition (SCIC) is open for free registration online. This is an opportunity for students worldwide to transform their academic learning into real world actions and impacts. They are invited to design and apply a tool, system or practise that addresses sustainability issues relevant to their campus.
SCIC is designed as an 18-month competition. Students are asked to develop a sustainability project they can implement within their campuses and communities within one academic year. The strongest projects will forecast tangible impacts by the end of the academic year, though the projects may and are encouraged to continue in the future. The student teams will be judged for their ability to improve sustainability impacts
based on specific metrics, the strength of their engagement strategy with stakeholders and the overall quality of the project presented.
The SCIC 2014 international jury panel will be presided by the CEO of the Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC) Iain Patton, and he declares that: “Revolution is in the air and the SCIC is at the heart of the new student-driven and staff-supported sustainability mandate that is empowering students to unleash their transformative potential”.
Students will receive online support and mentorship throughout the development of their project. The top three finalist teams will participate in an online final presentation and judging session. The SCIC will award $CAN 3,000 to the team that is selected by the judges as the strongest project. All teams are encouraged to implement their projects and submit a project assessment by July 2015 for a chance to gain further recognition.