Sustainability Program Manager
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|Classification Title||Sustainability Program Manager|
|Department||Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability|
|FLSA Status||Exempt (Overtime exemption status is determined at the time of hire based on the rate of pay)|
|Work Schedule||Full Year|
|If Other, specify months|
|Full Time vs Part Time||Full Time|
|If Term, specify number of years|
To foster and support Sewanee’s sustainability initiatives through collaboration, leadership, and partnering throughout the campus community.
|Typical Duties & Responsibilities||
1. Provide leadership and vision to create, foster, lead and implement campus-wide initiatives that will promote and assist student led sustainability movements on campus, priorities of the University, and the OESS office.
|Judgment Required||Performance of the essential duties of this position is dependent upon independent ingenuity and developmental efforts.|
|Machines & Equipment Used||
Equipment used includes automobiles, vans
Job Specifications/Position Qualifications (minimum)
Bachelor’s degree. Masters preferred in appropriate specialization.
A minimum of three to five years’ experience with environmental/sustainability projects or equivalent with campus sustainability experience. Experience with sustainability programming for students and community members. Experience in educational programing, demonstrated leadership experience in higher education, and previous facilitation of group work. Previous experience with college-aged students is essential. Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, organizational abilities, flexibility, and must exercise good judgement and independent problem-solving ability.
|Job Related Skills||
Knowledge of MS operating system (Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, and PowerPoint), Sharepoint, and website content management system and social medial skills. Ability to contribute to the creation of a sustainable work environment.
This position will require extensive student contact from multiple backgrounds and interests.
This position will require developing relationships with faculty members, operational and administrative staff.
This position will likely require interaction with visitors, outside entities, non-governmental organizations, and other interested groups that interact with student projects.
|Supervision Received||This position works with considerable independence and self-direction. Only general direction and scope of the work to be accomplished are discussed with supervisor.|
|Positions Directly Supervised||
Student Sustainability Coordinator, work- study students
|Positions Indirectly Supervised|
Budgets, student information
Office, Domain, Farm
University Employment Information
The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau.
The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.
|Employment Prescreening||Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreening|
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Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter