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Sustainability Coordinator Program Coordinator/Manager, Lehigh University (PA)

The Sustainability Program Coordinator/Manager supports the university’s advancement of sustainability strategies and goals by aligning communications, outreach, education, and behavior change with sustainability commitments.   This position designs, implements, modifies and manages aforementioned areas and tracks/analyzes impact of efforts for use in assessments, reports and improvement of programs.

The position serves a critical role in Lehigh’s Office of Sustainability. The Office of Sustainability was established in 2012 to identify transformative leverage points that support long-term culture change by aligning environmentally responsible solutions with socially just practices.  Through policies and programs that integrate sustainability into the workplace, research & learning, and campus-community partnerships, the Office of Sustainability seeks and embraces new solutions that contribute to a more sustainable campus.

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Director of Sustainability, Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)

Swarthmore College invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of Sustainability. Reporting directly to the President of the College, the Director will lead the College’s sustainability efforts, developing and implementing policies and programs to mitigate the College’s environmental impact and to build awareness of the connection between issues of sustainability and social justice. This includes helping to establish Swarthmore as a recognized leader in integrating sustainability into all aspects of the educational mission, operations, and institutional and community life/culture. The Director of Sustainability provides leadership to the many distinct sustainability efforts on campus and fosters a culture of sustainability among students, faculty, staff, alumni, community members, and the Board of Managers.

The successful candidate will be innovative and collaborative with excellent strategic, leadership, and team-building skills and will have broad knowledge of sustainability principles, best practices, and their application in the higher education/institutional environment. The new Director will be able to engage effectively with the academic and scholarly research work of the faculty and with the policies, practices, and goals of campus operations and student sustainability activities. Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to the values and goals of Swarthmore’s private, residential liberal arts education and a desire to be an active and engaged member of the community.

Application Deadline: N/A

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