Friday, May 17, 2019

Sustainability Associate - University of Maryland

The Sustainability Associate will develop and manage programs that engage students, faculty, and staff in sustainable behaviors and create a culture of sustainability among all sectors of the diverse campus community. The Sustainability Associate will support Office of Sustainability initiatives including the management of existing programs, conduct of research into new program areas, development of program proposals, and implementation of new initiatives. The Associate will also work with the professional staff to support the sustainability programs of other campus departments as well as collaborative projects involving multiple campus units.


This is a one-year position designed to help launch recent college graduates into the sustainability profession.

Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Social Sciences, Education, Communications, Business, Engineering, Journalism, Life Sciences, or related field required.


Experience:
At least one year of experience as a full-time student in a higher education institution involved in one or more aspects of campus sustainability. This is an entry-level professional development position. No professional experience is required.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong communication skills including excellent writing skills and the ability to speak and present to small groups of people.
  • Demonstrated understanding of, and experience with, methods, practices and procedures associated with campus sustainability.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer software programs and basic Microsoft Office products including Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, working with diverse groups of individuals and building partnerships.
  • Ability to work independently, to be a team leader and to be a team member.
  • Ability to supervise and direct student interns.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and to work with shifting priorities and schedules.

Preferences:
  • Academic experience specific to sustainability preferred.
  • Development and/or implementation of environmental and/or sustainability programs, behavior-change programs, environmental planning or policy, or related area.
  • Experience in student or university-sponsored organizations involved in one or more aspects of sustainability environmental initiatives, resource management, and teaching/presenting complex information is desirable.
  • Academic experience specific to sustainability preferred.
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Apply by May 24, 2019
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