Monday, May 12, 2014

Assistant Director of Sustainability

Now accepting applications for the

Assistant Director of Sustainability 

Indiana University Bloomington 

To Apply: Visit the OnLine Application System (OLA) ( and enter job number # 10981


10981 - Assistant Director of Sustainability, Capital Planning and Facilities


Job Summary: Supports the Director of Sustainability in campus-wide strategic planning and coordination for the Campus Sustainability Advisory Board’s working groups; sustainability data acquisition and tracking; and program documentation and evaluation. Co-facilitates connections and collaboration with departments, schools and offices across campus to foster a culture of campus sustainability. Directs and manages: office functions, including budget tracking and compliance, procurement and travel, web development, event planning and implementation, and communication and design; professional development for all office staff; operational initiatives relating to behavior change and the expansion and improvement of sustainability infrastructure; and office including the Projects Coordinator, two Cox Exploratory Scholars, six sustainability interns placed with the working groups, and additional project based interns. 


Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required. 

  • REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences, engineering, architecture, urban planning, sustainability, public policy, or related field and three years of experience implementing sustainability programs, or programs in a related field such as planning, environmental or resource management, facilities, or architecture with relevant leadership expertise. Understanding of sustainability theory, including issues of environmental integrity, economic vitality and social equity, as well as local, national, and global sustainability initiatives and best practices. Must have skills in application of principles and practices of effective leadership, organizational change management and supervision; and proven ability to develop and execute new programs within an institutional setting and an understanding of how to institutionalize new sustainability efforts. 
  • Preferred: Master’s degree and four or more years of experience implementing sustainability programs. Professional accreditation in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), background in campus systems (e.g., food, energy, transportation), and experience working within a large institution. 

Applications accepted until May 15, 2014, or until position is filled. 


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