East Bay, California - Posted on: Tuesday 03/04/14
Reporting to the Provost, the Director of Sustainability will be responsible for managing campus sustainability efforts, developing a comprehensive sustainability plan and oversee the establishment of and then direct a Center for Sustainability for the California State University East Bay. The assignment includes, but is not limited to the following: develop short and long-term goals for the campus that comply with existing and future policy directives from the Chancellor's Office; maintain a formal Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Climate Action Plan; coordinate activities associated with the campus' membership with the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). The incumbent will also be responsible for coordination and tracking of data related to the program; provide workshops and individual support to faculty seeking to integrate sustainability into course curriculum as well as provide outreach and guidance to academic programs, administrative units and Associated Students on integrating initiatives designed to fulfill the shared strategic commitment on sustainability.
Requires A Master's degree, two years minimum experience working on sustainability issues in higher education. The ideal candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with teams; strong oral and written communication skills; strong project management skills with experience coordinating, organizing and implement programs and events. Experience in resource conservation and sustainability practices. Experience in training, education outreach, and organizational change. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with diverse student, faculty, staff and community is essential.
Preferred Skills & Knowledge A master's degree in field related to sustainability. Four to ten years experience working on sustainability issues in higher education. Familiarity with the California State University System and university campus dynamics.