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Sustainability Coordinator

Position Deleted on 2/28/2012. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Schenectady, NY
Admin - Facilities Management
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
included on Affirmative Action email
The basic responsibility of the Sustainability Coordinator is to advance Union College's efforts to become 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 of the College; 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).

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, B.S. in Environmental Science or related field desired. 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 committed to diversity and be able to work effectively with all constituencies within a diverse institution.

Union College is a highly selective liberal arts and engineering college of over 2000 students, founded in 1795 and located in Schenectady, NY. Union offers a competitive salary and an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous retirement plan and tuition remission.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Persons interested in applying should send their letter of application and current resume. Please submit all electronic application materials as a single pdf or doc file. Additional information about Union can be found at Send application or resume to (Walk in applications will also be accepted from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday):

Diversity at Union College

Union College's strategic plan highlights the role of diversity in providing an effective education for the 21st century at the heart of our mission and vision for the College. Diversifying the student body, the faculty, the administration, the staff and the curriculum requires a commitment to honor our mission and advance our goals. 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, ability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and national origin.

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Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity
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