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.
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.
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.
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.
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.