Sustainability Coordinator

  • Creighton University
  • Omaha, NE 68178, United States
  • Mar 14, 2017
Full time Communication/Public Outreach Management Sustainability

Job Description

Position Summary:

The Sustainability Coordinator will provide leadership in organizing events involving students, faculty, and staff to promote university-wide sustainability practices and an environmentally-mindful culture, to inform the community of our progress, to identify future challenges, and to motivate others to be actively involved in sustainability efforts. Additionally, he or she will represent Creighton's voice in the community on sustainability issues, both managing opportunities and initiating relationships. The Sustainability Coordinator will manage internal efforts toward more sustainable practices with different organizations, which provide food services, reduce waste, lead composting efforts, and engage in campus planning. The Sustainability Coordinator will also manage and guide implementation of Creighton's climate action plan.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree
Master's preferred.
Education and experience should combine a strong set of interrelated expertise in areas possibly including, but not limited to, sustainability, environmental science, and/or engineering. Project and/or team management experience (minimum two years) required. Demonstration of successful project funding and grant-writing are preferred.
2-4 year's related experience
Strong interpersonal/human relations skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking
Organizational skills
Ability to operate personal computer with various software programs
Ability to maintain confidentiality   

Job Level

Mid-level

Sector

Academic Institution