Project Manager for Living Lab Design & Strategic Engagement

Cambridge, MA - Posted on: Monday 05/16/16

Description

SUSTAINABILITY PROJECT MANAGER, LIVING LAB DESIGN AND STRATEGIC ENGAGEMENT, Office of Sustainability, to design, cultivate, and implement a Living Lab platform that activates and engages the MIT community in developing and testing campus-based sustainability solutions, and manage a robust strategy that creatively educates and engages the MIT community in its commitment to becoming a state-of-the-art sustainable campus.  Responsibilities include convening campus stakeholders to identify opportunities/mechanisms for piloting new technology, designs, or processes that advance MIT’s commitment to sustainability; investigating and identifying MIT research that may be applicable to addressing campus sustainability challenges; partnering with faculty/students/staff to seek opportunities to apply an experiential design approach to leverage the campus as a lab; developing metrics; liaising between the Office of Sustainability and related student clubs; developing strategic innovative platforms for learning; and leveraging the Living Lab as a bridge between academics and student life at MIT.

Qualifications

REQUIRED:  master’s degree in sustainability, environmental science, environmental engineering, sustainability communication, or related field; at least five years’ professional experience; demonstrated experience in sustainability programs in universities or similar institutions, particularly project management, community engagement, performance analysis, communications development, report writing, and website content management; ability to network, be conversant across disciplines, and build coalitions with diverse populations; ability to develop research via an experiential design approach; familiarity with organizational behavior; excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, and public speaking skills; familiarity with applied sustainability research; strong analytic and strategic planning skills; advanced understanding of energy, environmental, and sustainability issues; team orientation; familiarity with web content development; and ability to act decisively and independently resolve issues.  Doctorate and experience dealing with research and pedagogy a plus.  Job #13557-P

To Apply:

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