Reporting directly to the Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management, the incumbent facilitates the development and implementation of sustainable initiatives and practices for the campus community. Specific duties include: provides leadership and organizational strategy in collaboration with key facilities, administrative and academic leaders across the university to ensure UMBC achieves it sustainability goals; works with university leadership to develop and implement sustainability initiatives and programs that reduce environmental impacts, improve efficiency of the university's operations, preserve natural resources and promotes conservation-based behavior; increases environmental awareness; engages students in experiential learning opportunities; and performs other duties as assigned.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Requires a Bachelor's degree in a related field and a minimum of five years of progressive experience in planning and implementing sustainability programs for a large, complex organization.
Must have advanced skills in data analytics, assessing sustainability programs and cost benefit analysis.
Must be able to make sound decisions and apply professional knowledge and expertise in sustainability using original and innovative approaches and techniques to solve complex non-routine problems.
Valid class "C" driver's license
Master's degree is preferred
Higher education experience desired
ISSP Certified Sustainability Professional
LEED Accredited Professional
Background Screening Statement:
A background check will be required.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please include a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.
Screening of Applications Begins:
For best consideration, submit application materials by April 12, 2019. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities. Contingent II positions may include some benefits. To learn more about our benefits click here.
Equal Opportunity Statement:
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
Internal Number: 492892
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UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.