This position assists and is supervised by the Director of Administrative Services. Its role includes research, analysis, planning, development, implementation, administration and continuous improvement of Alternative Transportation programs and services at Rice University. This position also assists the Director of Administrative Services in overseeing the day-to-day operation of alternative transportation services such as car-share, campus shuttle service, emergency ride home program, car-pooling, van-pooling and bicycle programs.
Alternative Transportation Programs support the University’s high quality learning environment. The goals of the programs include reducing the number of employees and students driving alone to campus, reducing traffic congestion, and improving the quality of the campus environment. To achieve these goals the Director of Administrative Services, with assistance from the Transportation Department Management (TDM) Coordinator, Parking Manager and Transportation Manager identifies long-term planning strategies, develops and implements fiscal incentives, and promotes commuting alternatives to driving alone to campus. This position is a key member of the Parking and Transportation team within Rice University.
Develop and implement a comprehensive approach for the management of energy consumption at Smith College. Continually improve energy efficiency, reduce energy consumption, reduce the college’s greenhouse gas emissions, and align this program with available utility, state, federal, and regional utility incentive programs. Achieve results through cooperation and collaboration with other offices including Facilities Management and the Office of Campus Sustainability.
The Sustainability Engagement & Data Coordinator will develop and deliver outreach and communications for College-wide sustainability programs, projects, initiatives, and events. As a member of the Sustainability Office, the Coordinator works cooperatively with students, faculty, and staff to support and promote activities that build awareness and foster participation in personal and institutional sustainability. The Coordinator also tracks sustainability metrics for multiple analysis and reporting purposes. Both engagement and data management functions are intended to support continuous improvement in reaching the goals of the college Strategic Plan.
Application deadline: September 30, 2015
“Global warming is happening and we’re seeing the effects all around us — from dangerous heat waves and droughts to last winter’s snowstorms. And scientists warn it could get much worse unless we act soon.
“The good news: we have the solutions. Solar power is taking off, and we’re beginning to harvest energy from the winds off our shores.
“But powerful interests, including utility companies and the fossil fuel industry, are threatening to stop clean energy in its tracks.
“We’re looking for smart, hard-working students to build the people power it will take to repower Massachusetts with clean energy. Interns will work 4-7 hours per week from campus.”
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