Program Manager I - Director of Sustainability
Job Title Program Manager I - Director of Sustainability
Internal Title Director of Sustainability
Requisition Number 010789
Minimum Salary $55,915
Pay Basis 12 months
Department Housing Facility Management
Campus USC Columbia
Expected Fill Date
Job Posting Date 08-11-2016
Minimum Posting Period Ends 08-17-2016
Job Close Date 06-26-2017
Type of Position
Job Type Full-Time
Job Category Professional/Administrative
If Research Grant/Time Limited, indicate the benefits provided
The Director of Sustainability will advance the University of South Carolina's efforts to become a sustainability leader in higher education by working with senior officers, other administrators, faculty, and students to provide the knowledge, skills, and motivation that will integrate sustainability values and practices into the University's strategic planning processes; the management of its resources and operations; facilities planning and design; its research activities; the curriculum; and the extra-curricular life of the campus. The Director will develop a strategy to embed principles of sustainable prosperity in all of the University's roles as a place of learning and research, a business enterprise, and a member of the local community.
Master's degree in related field and 5 years relevant program experience, or bachelor's degree and 7 years relevant program experience. Experience in planning, project and team management, partnership building and idea marketing.
PhD and 3-5 years of experience preferred. Higher education experience preferred. Work requires experience in program administration and knowledge of the University community necessary to plan, coordinate and implement a variety of program activities and events across schools and departments. Experience building and establishing collaborative partnerships across diverse fields is encouraged. The position requires an ability to supervise and motivate staff and student workers. Work requires excellent analytical, communication and organization skills; an ability to self-motivate, multi-task and to work in a fast-paced environment; to work under deadlines; and the ability to work closely with students, faculty and administrators from various schools and central administration. Demonstrated experience and knowledge in sustainability best practices and proven leadership skills.
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