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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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.
- 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.
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.
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org