Primary responsibilities include fostering a culture of sustainability among faculty, staff, and students; identifying and prioritizing areas for institutional sustainability efforts; planning and developing long- and short-range programs; and engaging with institutional leaders to foster sustainability broadly across campus units. A main function of the position is to reduce the VCU carbon footprint. The Director of Sustainability also coordinates with the University’s academic community to integrate sustainability into the curriculum. The Director of Sustainability will guide the University toward fulfilling its obligations to the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) through the aforementioned responsibilities.

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