Position Number: 00102580
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The NC State University Sustainability Office was established to serve as a centralized resource of sustainability information and action for students, faculty and staff. The Sustainability Office equips the NC State community for a leaner, smarter, stronger future and works toward a vision of a culture that creates leaders and sustainable solutions for global challenges. See more at sustainability.ncsu.edu The primary purpose of the Capital Project Management (CPM) department is to support teaching, research, extension, and other activities of the University through timely and economical completion of design, construction, renovation and/or repair, and other improvements to the facilities. Accordingly, CPM administers all University, Endowment and Research Corporation design and construction for formal capital improvement projects. Formal projects are defined by General Statutes as being valued in excess of $500,000 and are subject to oversight by the Office of State Construction and governed by the State Building Commission via Legislative authority.
Essential Job Duties: The Sustainability Program Coordinator will work across NC State facilities and operational units to facilitate NC State's campus as a living laboratory and model for experiential education, research and outreach that creates sustainable solutions that are environmentally sound, socially just, and economically viable. This position will focus on enhancing the University's capacity for sustainability in the built environment. Activities include the planning and implementation of sustainability into building and site design, construction, and operations. The coordinator will provide leadership in furthering goals set forth in the University's Sustainability Strategic Plan, specifically the Operations, Planning and Design strategies. The Program Coordinator will co-report to the senior director for Capital Project Management and the director of the University Sustainability Office .
Department Required Skills: Ability to coordinate across multiple departments to meet strategies of the NC State Sustainability Strategic Plan Experience addressing stakeholder concerns and mediating issues. Ability to be persuasive and apply professional knowledge. Previous work with sustainable building programs Knowledge of state LEED Guidelines and the ability to explain and implement these guidelines Interest in sustainable solutions that are environmentally sound, socially just, and economically viable Proven self starter who can work both in a team environment and independently Ability to give and receive information across diverse communities Exceptional oral and written communication skills
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: LEED credentials (expectation of achieving credential within 12 months of start date) Understanding of mandates and state laws applicable to NC State building projects such as SB 668, a state law mandating energy and water reduction, and the appropriate application of this law. Previous work in a university or similar setting Experience in reviewing plans and specifications for building project Ability to interpret policy, guidelines and laws to diverse audiences
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: LEED credentials (expectation of achieving credential within 12 months of start date).
AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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