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Sustainability Manager (11381)

Date: May 9, 2019

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20016

Company: American University


This position manages campus sustainability outreach, communications, education, and behavior change initiatives. This position requires applied knowledge of sustainability principles; the ability to connect outreach and education efforts with university sustainability goals; extensive collaboration with students, faculty and staff; and supervision of student employees.

Work Environment

  • This position reports directly to the Director of Sustainability Programs and works closely with offices across campus
  • The position supervises student interns and requires functional knowledge of sustainability outreach principles

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • 35-Exempt
  • Senior Coordinator/Analyst B

Salary Range

  • $53,000 - $59,000

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies, business or related area
  • 3 years of related experience
  • Experience related to the practical application of sustainability principles
  • Experience working with students and student organizations
  • Experience developing and managing sustainability-related programs
  • Effective collaboration, interpersonal, and facilitation skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Effective education and outreach skills
  • Ability to effectively plan and coordinate multi-task requirements and meet self and imposed objectives and deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively in a service-oriented environment subject to changing priorities
  • Proficient in the use of personal computers in a Windows environment
  • Ability to learn and grasp new software applications as necessary to proficiently manage the area of responsibility

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Higher Education work experience

  • LEED accredited professional

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Offers for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check


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Contact Us:

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American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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