Director of Sustainability

Endicott College - Beverly, MA (30+ days ago)4.3


Direct Sustainability Efforts to ensure sustainability actions are prioritized to meet college goals.Use STARS to track progress
Lead the formulation of the college’s long-term sustainability vision, mission and operating principles, and lead the development of a high level strategy to support them
Collaborate with campus departments to develop a coordinated sustainability plan.Build sustainability principles into short and long-range capital and operational improvements
Serve as an internal leader and “go to” expert for sustainability, monitoring emerging trends, programs and issues, while communicating and educating members of the campus community
Serve as the central point of contact for external groups and vendors
Evaluate energy, water, and waste data to determine savings.Research new initiatives and track progress.
Implement energy projects to reduce energy use, reduce carbon emissions, and save money through:efficiency in new and existing construction, renewable energy and energy markets, tracking & projections to verify results.
Assist in energy procurement strategies
Oversee Waste and Recycling systems to maximize recycling and ensure compliance.
Implement other campus sustainability efforts to save water, improve and maintain gardens, and implement sustainable dining initiatives.
Manage sustainability staff and/or work study students
Maintain a robust and informative web and social media presence.
Qualifications
Five to seven years of progressively responsible budget/financial experience or related experience in a college environment preferred
Bachelor’s degree in related field; Master in applicable field preferred
3-5+ years of experience working in higher education sustainability efforts
Knowledge of environmental issues and strategies
Demonstrated evidence of strategic, pragmatic, and analytical approaches to problems
Demonstrated ability to manage diverse project, work with students, and work independently
Team player who is willing to work hard