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Sustainability Director (Inst)

Job Group: Administration
Job Subgroup: Administrative Services
Salary Range (Annual): 28: $97,600-199,320
Employee Category: Limited
Job Code: AD030
  • Job Summary:
    Serves as the key facilitator and organizational strategist to lead the university's efforts to achieve its vision of instilling a culture of sustainability. Promotes broader awareness of the university's environmental, social, and financial sustainability successes and accomplishments. Develops a comprehensive long-term strategy for an environmentally sustainable future by working directly with faculty, students, and staff across schools, colleges, divisions, departments, auxiliaries, and the community to incorporate sustainable principles and practices in daily operations, research, and academic enterprises.
  • Job Responsibilities:
    • Develops strategic planning initiatives with input from campus leaders, faculty, students, constituents, and stakeholder groups to establish overall sustainability direction and goals
    • Identifies initiatives, goals, and objectives to guide sustainability efforts across campus
    • Identifies, assembles, and leads sustainability advisory bodies
    • Creates detailed implementation plans with related departments, presents to university administration, works with related departments to implement approved plans, and analyzes and reports the effectiveness and the results of implemented projects
    • Identifies and pursues grant funding, rebate, or other savings programs
    • Facilitates programs with local, state, and national organizations in the areas of sustainability
    • Participates, advises, and speaks internally and publicly about the institution's sustainability efforts and culture
    • Exercises supervisory authority, including hiring, transferring, suspending, promoting, managing conduct and performance, discharging, assigning, rewarding, disciplining, and/or approving hours worked of at least 2.0 full-time equivalent (FTE) employees
    • Ensures that campus commitments are reported on and met
    • Leads and oversees all recommendations as they relate to the resource management including, but not limited to, energy, waste, water, surplus, materials, and procurement
    • Leads and oversees all recommendations as they relate to campus emissions from on-site, off-site use, and transportation
  • Education:
    Bachelor's Degree Preferred Minimum
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  • Salary Range (Annual):
    28: $97,600-199,320
  • Job Code:
    AD030: Sustainability Director (Inst)
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