The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Sustainability Manager position within the Office of Sustainability Initiatives.
The Sustainability Manager will research, audit, coordinate, and promote new and current sustainability methods and programs on campus to support an integrated university-wide system and culture of sustainability. Sustainability Manager collects and analyzes sustainability related data from various sources to determine feasibility, project outcomes, and measure the overall effectiveness and progress of the University’s sustainability programs. The Sustainability Manager will also be responsible for seeking external grant funding for sustainability programs and organizing campus-wide events and forums related to sustainability.
This is a full-time, benefits eligible position. The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, long-term care, legal, and disability insurance coverages. Offerings also include retirement plans, flexible spending accounts, a health savings account, and an employee assistance program. The University provides tuition remission to its employees, spouses, and dependents. In addition, the University values a healthy work/life balance and has generous provisions for paid time off.
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in sustainability, environmental science, environmental studies, mathematics, engineering, or a related field and five (5) years of program administration/office management experience.
An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired may be substituted.
Preferred qualifications: a Master’s degree in environmental science, environmental studies, mathematics, sustainability, engineering, or a related field; experience in sustainability planning and/or management, and experience conducting research and performing statistical analysis.
Knowledge of: sustainability concepts, energy efficiency practices, and EPA and AASHE guidelines. Knowledge of sustainability theories and practices. The use of statistical tools and analysis. The use of data collection and assessment methodologies. Proficiency with Microsoft Office to include Excel, Access, Word, and other computer applications related to the work. Principles and practices related to conducting research, and data collection.
Skill in: Effectively communicating complex information verbally and in writing. Analyzing and summarizing data from a variety of sources. Skill in developing and presenting effective presentations for multiple audiences. Strong interpersonal professional, communication, and collaboration skills.
Abilities: Ability to organize his/her own workload and multi-task. Ability to identify trends within research and data collections. Ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels. Ability to work independently as well as collaborate well with other team members.
Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.
In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires successful completion of a background screening.
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The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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