PROGRAM COORD, SENIOR

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Jun 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

diversity employer



PROGRAM COORD, SENIOR
Duke Sustainability Program

Occupational Summary

Manage the day-to-day operations of the Duke Carbon Offsets Initiative operations to help Duke University achieve Climate Neutrality by 2024 through the acquisition and generation of innovative carbon offsets.

Work Performed

DCOI Leadership and Strategic Planning Develop and define goals, performance metrics and long-range plans for DCOI at Duke. Evaluate and monitor progress and effectiveness. Work with the Sustainability Director to implement Duke's Climate Action Plan and continually evaluate how offsets and other carbon reduction strategies can be combined to meet campus sustainability goals. Coordinate the Offsets Subcommittee of the Campus Sustainability Committee and report on subcommittee findings and recommendations. Manage the work of the committee to solicit feedback and guidance on DCOI's current and future work. Project Identification and Management Coordinate existing and potential carbon offset project opportunities, building on offset scaling opportunities in areas such as forestry, energy efficiency, distributed solar, swine waste-to- energy, and peatland restoration. Provide day-to-day project management for DCOI projects in addition to annual reporting for project partners and preparing budgetary recommendations. Monitor expenditure of funds. Oversee publication of DCOI's annual report to highlight project progress. Academic Integration Pursue an offset strategy that provides educational opportunities for students, faculty, and staff. Collaborate with faculty and staff on initiatives such as Bass Connections, NSOE master's projects, independent studies and other courses that enhance DCOI efforts. Promote and guide student experiential learning by advising and supporting faculty and student research projects. Partnership Building and Offset Catalysis Represent Duke's climate neutrality and offset efforts to the University and the public. Act as a resource and convener for others outside of Duke interested in pursuing offset projects, thereby serving to facilitate and catalyze high-integrity offset projects. Lead efforts on OffsetNetwork.org, to connect with other institutions of higher education to share best practices and lead efforts on catalyzing innovative offsets. Act as a liaison to internal and external project partners including HR, Counsel's office, NI, NSOE & Pratt Faculty, Duke Energy, Ivy+ Schools, Second Nature Schools, etc. Present at professional meetings and conferences. Personnel Oversight Manage Program Coordinator and provide guidance on projects. Develop DCOI priorities and oversee Program Coordinator executing these priorities with student assistants, interns, and external consultants. Financial Oversight, Budget Planning, and Reconciliation (10%) Overseeannual reporting for project partners and preparing budgetary recommendations. Monitor expenditure of funds and financial reconciliation. Seek additional funding opportunities such as external grants, oversee grant application process and reporting.

Requisition Number
401266478

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
CENTRAL ADMIN MANAGEMENT CTR

Job Code
2901 PROGRAM COORD, SENIOR

Job Family Level
11

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires analytical, communications and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.

Experience

Work requires three years of experience in program administration or involving academic, instructional or counseling activities to acquire skills necessary to plan, coordinate and implement a variety of program activities and events. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Auto req ID

90234BR

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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