Program Manager I - Director of Sustainability

Columbia, SC
Jun 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Title Program Manager I - Director of Sustainability

Internal Title Director of Sustainability


Band 7

Requisition Number 010789

Minimum Salary $55,915

Salary Range

Pay Basis 12 months

Department Housing Facility Management

Campus USC Columbia

Expected Fill Date

Job Posting Date 08-11-2016

Reopen Date

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

Job Description
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.

Minimum Qualifications
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.

Preferred Qualifications
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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