Sustainability Coordinator 7341

Facilities Services

Full Time - Benefit Eligible | Grade E1 - Salary Commensurate with Experience |


The Sustainability Coordinator is responsible for advancing Union College's efforts in becoming a leader in campus sustainability. The selected candidate will work with the entire campus community to develop a sustainability agenda for integrating sustainability values and practices into the College's planning processes, facilities operations and design, research activities, curriculum, and extracurricular life; will educate the campus community about sustainability issues and Union College's initiatives; will engage all facets of the campus community in reducing our environmental footprint and carbon emissions; and will report on Union's progress under the American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment (ACUPCC).


A Bachelor's degree is required with a B.S. in Environmental Science or related field and 2 years of successful management of sustainability programs and higher education experience preferred. Candidates should possess outstanding interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, excellent organizational, planning, analytical, problem solving, and leadership skills, plus an ability to work both independently and as a team member. Successful candidates must be safety conscious, be committed to diversity, and be able to work effectively with all constituencies within a diverse institution.


Please apply via email to: Application materials, including cover letter, resume and/or Employment Application should be submitted as a single pdf or doc file.

Please remember to include the Req. # 7341 and/or position title in the subject line.

For questions or if necessary to submit a paper application, contact:

Union College
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308
 (518) 388-6108
 (518) 388-6529

Union College, founded in 1795, is a highly-selective, independent college. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is known for its distinctive blend of the liberal arts and technology. Union College offers its full-time employees an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous retirement plan and tuition remission.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

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