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Sustainability Operations Coordinator

College Station, TX - Posted on: Monday 06/20/16

Description

Position Information

Position Title Sustainability Operations Coordinator
Posting Title Sustainability Operations Coordinator
System Member Institution/Agency TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY (TAMU)
Department OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY / 02-120082
Posting Number S01145FY16
Salary Commensurate with experience
Pay Basis Annually
Job Close Date
Geographic Location College Station
Budget Type Budgeted/Benefits - Full-Time
Is this position restricted by the Patriot Act? No
Is this position D.O.T. regulated? No
EEO AA Statement

The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Position Summary Information

Job Summary

The Sustainability Operations Coordinator is responsible for fostering a culture of sustainability at Texas A&M University. This position will enhance sustainability public education and outreach initiatives through a variety of platforms including social media outlets, development and implementation of programs such as the Sustainable Office Certification, and coordination and management of the Aggie Green Fund. Assists with the Office of Sustainability’s institutional assessment and reporting goals, work with high-level campus stakeholders to accomplish sustainability objectives, and identify new programs for development that will increase the sustainability of practices such as recycling, energy and water use, transportation, food services, purchasing, and social justice.

Detailed Job Duties

Duties Performed

Design and implement programs to facilitate sustainability goals. Work on sustainability awareness issues within the local community and other universities. Education platforms include utilizing various forms of social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat. Engage all divisions and departments on campus in interdisciplinary conversation about Texas A&M’s role in responding to the challenge of becoming a sustainable university.

Duties Performed

Assist with the management and oversight of the University Advancement Fee (Aggie Green Fund) to distribute grant dollars to sustainability-related campus projects. This includes working with WizeHive, the grant management system, to manage the process for accepting, abstracts and applications, awarding grants, and monitoring reporting requirements for all grant recipients. Serve as advisor to the Aggie Green Fund Advisory Committee. Evaluate current program against goals and objectives.

Duties Performed

Assist with the management and guidance of operational activities that help create a culture of sustainability at Texas A&M by communicating and educating all parts of campus and broader community on issues of sustainability through public speaking, outreach events, the Sustainable Office Certification, and development of other behavior change programs.

Duties Performed

Coordinate and manage student intern program responsible for launching sustainability programs such as the Sustainable Office Certification. This includes hiring, offering clear direction, and creating a professional work environment. Work with campus department leaders to commit resources for the implementation of sustainability programs.

Duties Performed

Serve as office coordinator for reporting data for institutional assessment goals. This includes tracking and monitoring annual performance and making recommendations to enhance office operational performance.

Duties Performed

Effectively interacts with staff, students, and faculty of all genders, races, ethnicities, sexual identities, and backgrounds to build bridges and relationships while providing excellent customer service. Contributes to a safe working environment by reporting accidents and unsafe working conditions, uses proper protective equipment. Follows safety procedures and participates in safety training. Represent the Division to internal and external customers by actively supporting diversity.

Duties Performed

Completes all applicable Federal, State of Texas, System and University training requirements in a timely manner. Contributes to a safe working environment by reporting accidents and un-safe working conditions. Effectively interacts with staff, students and faculty of both genders, all races, ethnicities and backgrounds in conducting daily workplace duties and strives to provide excellent customer service. Represents the Division to internal and external customers by actively supporting diversity. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Three years experience working in higher education, administration, facilities setting, or similar work environment where program development and management can be demonstrated.

Preferred Education and Experience

Four years of experience working in higher education, administration, facilities setting, or similar work environment where program development and management can be demonstrated. Or Master’s degree in field applicable to elements of sustainability (social, environmental, and/or financial) with one or more years of experience.

Required Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse constituents and personalities. Ability to communicate with campus constituencies that include department heads and professional leadership team. Proficiency using Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Strong communication, analytic, and problem solving skills. Ability to produce high quality work. Exceptional customer service skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Preferred Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

Experience developing and implementing programs. Experience with development of outreach and communications programs to include graphic design skills, and social media management. Experience working with Texas A&M – College Station or other higher education programs.

To Apply:

Please visit https://jobpath.tamu.edu/postings/97521