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Sustainability Coordinator, University of New Brunswick (Canada)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 30, 2014

Under the direction of the Energy Manager and in concert with the UNBF Sustainability Advisory Committee the Sustainability Coordinator is accountable to the university community in advancing UNBF as a sustainability leader in higher education through research, education, program development and implementation, and reporting.

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Sustainability Manager, University of Virginia

DEADLINE: March 3, 2014

The Sustainability Program Manager is a core member of the University of Virginia’s Office for Sustainability and assists leading the Facilities Management department in providing, and advocating for, sustainable design and operations to support the educational, research, health care and public service mission of the University.

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Blittersdorf Professor of Sustainability Science and Policy, University of Vermont

Review of applications begins March 1, 2014.

The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources (RSENR) and the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (CEMS) at the University of Vermont (UVM) seek applicants for a n endowed professorship in sustainability science and policy at the Associate or Full Professor rank.We seek a creative individual with demonstrated leadership experience, a passion for teaching, strong quantitative skills, and  interdisciplinary interests in areas such as energy systems design, energy policy, renewable technology development, and community energy planning. The successful candidate will be expected to advance interdisciplinary research and educational collaborations bridging the environmental sciences and engineering, participate in State energy and greenhouse gas policy discussions, and build relationships between UVM and Vermont’s energy community.

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Energy and Resource Steward, U Texas Austin

Engage and educate building occupants on a daily basis to achieve new behaviors that result in conservation. Routinely audit and walk buildings to understand how resources are measured and consumed. Coordinate with building operations, maintenance operations, engineering, and utilities staff to identify and resolve resource conservation issues and implement building schedules and other conservation measures. Perform basic calculations to determine resource consumption, savings, and life cycle cost analysis of conservation measures. Assist in the development of campus wide conservation initatives. Organize and hold building events, such as building open house or orientation, to engage building occupants and promote the Energy and Resource Conservation program. Work collaboratively with academic, athletic, auxiliary, student and administrative organizations to further building- or department-specific conservation programs and develop building operation schedules and other sustainable building operations. Perform analysis and provide management level reports as required.

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Sustainability Coordinator, U Missouri (Columbia, MO)

BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY
To develop, promote, coordinate and integrate sustainability efforts across the campus to position the campus as a leader in sustainability thought, practice and education.  Communicate efforts and successes in incorporating sustainability principles into campus operations.

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Environmental Waste Coordinator, University of Florida

Application deadline: Feb. 5, 2014

This position is responsible for resource recovery and is integrally involved in accomplishing Zero Waste for the University. Works closely with the PPD Solid Waste and Recycling Coordinator and Solid Waste Vendor and the Department of Sustainability to conduct studies in order to identify waste streams that can be diverted into recyclable resources. Researches trends and develops innovative and advanced techniques in zero waste and resource recovery. Implements and monitors the operational processes for the reduction of waste.

Serves as the project manager or lead in projects designed to divert waste from the landfill, which might include programs such as composting, gasification, Bio digestion and others. It serves as the University’s technical expert for these matters, providing strategic direction and program suggestions for sustainable waste management. It is responsible for the progressive development and oversight of these sustainable programs.

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Assistant, PowerSave Campus Energy Program, Alliance to Save Energy (Oakland, CA)

The Alliance to Save Energy is seeking a full-time  Associate to assist with implementation of its PowerSave Campus Program.  The Associate will work in the Alliance’s Oakland, CA office.  Headquartered in Washington, DC, the nonprofit Alliance to Save Energy  promotes energy efficiency worldwide to achieve a healthier economy, a cleaner environment, and greater energy security.

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Sustainability Director, U Nebraska-Lincoln

Deadline: Feb. 4, 2014

Develop and coordinate campus-wide programs of environmental stewardship, energy conservation, sustainability policy, environmental literacy, and community outreach. Coordinate academic, research operations, and student sustainability activities to foster a culture of sustainability among students, faculty and staff. Responsibilities include development of grant funding, corporate partnership, and programs that promote sustainability efforts. Serve as the point-of-contact for all sustainability activities on campus, including annual reporting requirements and other University policies relating to sustainability. In consultation with the Facilities Management and Operations Executive Director, assist in the development and oversight of a budget for the sustainability program. Work with the University Communications and Marketing Departments to increase awareness of UNL’s sustainability initiatives through various media.

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Sustainability Specialist, Ohio University

Position: Sustainability Specialist

Location: Ohio University
Date of Availability: 12/02/13
Date Closing: 12/02/13
The Office of Sustainability for the Facilities division is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Sustainability Specialist.
Established in 1804, OHIO University is the oldest public institution of higher learning in the state of Ohio & the first in the Northwest Territory. Located in the scenic Appalachian foothills, its classic residential campus in Athens, Ohio, is one of the most attractive in the nation.
Job Description
•The Sustainability Specialist is the institutional research and implementation agent for sustainable design, construction, operations, maintenance and investment efforts at Ohio University.
•Collaborates with the Director of Energy Management and all Regional Campus Facilities Directors to update and maintain the University’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions inventory and House Bill 251 reporting
•Supports the Associate Vice President for Facilities and the Office of Energy Management in the development and implementation of physical plant-based projects which reduce resource consumption and address sustainability goals
•Assists the University Planner and the Associate Vice President for Facilities in the implementation of sustainable practices utilized in the Capital Improvement Plan utilizing Smart Growth Strategies
•Works directly with project managers, engineers and university planners to integrate sustainability principles into new construction, renovations, standards, plans and studies (with a special emphasis on both LEED and Green Globes design standards);
•Serves as a resource to the campus community in offering proposals that can advance the institution’s commitment to alternative energy options
•Co-Advises the Sustainable Investing Advisory Council;
•Advises various sub-committees of Sustainable Ohio University Leaders (SOUL);
•Promote and strengthen institutional advancements in sustainability research and academic program offerings;
•Builds partnerships and relationships with outside agencies, organizations, institutions and funders to support campus sustainability initiatives;
A competitive benefits package is offered including education benefits for employee benefits for employee and eligible dependents.
 
Minimum Qualifications
•A Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies, Engineering, Construction Management, Finance or related program is required
•Knowledge of LEED (or Green Globes) and willingness to become accredited within one year of hire date (university can assist with a portion of the cost associated with accreditation), understanding of socially responsible investing practices, experience with data collection and reporting.
•Minimum of 1 year experience in higher education or corporate sustainability
 
Preferred Qualifications
•LEED Accredited professional, experience managing sustainable portfolios, experience developing and reporting greenhouse gas reports.
•Minimum of 3 years in higher education or corporate sustainability preferred.
A Competitive Benefits Package is offered including education benefits for employee and eligible dependents.
To apply, please complete and submit the online comprehensive application and be prepared to attach 3 separate documents: Resume, Cover Letter, and a list of 3 professional references with current contact information.
This position will remain open until filled. For full consideration apply by December 2, 2013.

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