Sustain IU seeks to empower staff, faculty and students to ensure a lasting positive impact. Our mission is to identify and promote sustainable solutions that reduce environmental impacts while supporting an equitable and prosperous IU, now and into the future. As we do this work on the Bloomington campus and across the University, we also provide hands on learning opportunities for IU students in the areas of waste reduction, energy conservation, climate mitigation and adaptation, procurement, landscape and environmental quality, food, sustainable business, and more.
Analyzes, reports, and recommends university sustainability best practices across a variety of areas including waste and recycling, food, transportation, landscape, procurement, energy and the built environment. Supports key initiatives in sustainability and ensures progress that aligns with University goals and priorities. Facilitates and collaborates with campus partners to ensure progress of Sustain IU working groups. Mentors associated Sustain IU interns. Conducts data tracking and reporting related to the Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System (STARS), administered by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Ed. Collaborates on data tracking and reporting across Capital Planning and Facility (CPF) units and across campuses, ensuring alignment between sustainability analysis and CPF priorities. Supports the University Director on system-wide sustainability efforts as well as other duties as needed.
Bachelor's degree in environmental or sustainability sciences or a related field and three years of experience in campus sustainability, sustainability/environmental analysis, or project management in sustainability.
Combinations of education and related experience will be considered.
Possess a valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.
Strong 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. Understanding of the research process and research experience. Ability to collect, analyze, and produce concise, technical reports about complex data. Engaging, effective, and organized project manager with experience delivering results. Experience and professionalism in student mentorship. Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels.
Experience with management and analysis of large data sets, reporting findings both in writing and through presentations, and managing complex team projects. Experience using geographic information systems and statistics to summarize data.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 3AD
Job Function: General Admin
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