Assistant Director, Campus Sustainability & Energy Management

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Assistant Director, Campus Sustainability & Energy Management School/Division:Department of Facilities & OperationsOffice:Sustainability & Energy Management Full-Time or Part-Time:Full-TimeAbout HofstraHofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.Description:Reporting to the Vice President of Facilities & Operations, the Assistant Director, Campus Sustainability & Energy Management is responsible for implementing sustainability polices and managing campus energy use and will operate across administrative and academic areas of the university.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

•Identify sustainability initiatives to enhance the University‘s environmental stewardship efforts, and act as a resource for others wishing to pursue sustainability initiatives that maximize the environmental and financial performance of the University.
•Work directly with facilities personnel, project managers and consultants to incorporate energy saving initiatives into new construction, renovations, and operating standards.
•Responsible for monitoring and verifying utility consumption across campus, and authorizing appropriate payment to outside utilities companies (water, natural gas, electric, and oil). Negotiate lowest rates possible from National Grid and PSEGLI on all natural gas and electric accounts. Responsible for the purchase of natural gas and green energy from energy suppliers.
•Monitor campus utility budget projections with the Vice President for Facilities, and allocate expenses across various university departments utilizing computer software.
•Serve as a full-time member on the University Senate Environmental Priorities Committee to champion community sustainability issues.
•Track Department compliance with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations, and NY State Department of Environmental Conversation (NYSDEC) regulations. Submit reports as necessary.
•Assist Operations, Dining, Athletics and Residential Life Managers with the integration of environmental practices into daily operations, solid waste removal, recycling efforts, and energy management.
•Serve as Project Manager for Capital Projects within the Facilities Department.
•Establish and maintain an effective communications strategy, including a web site, an electronic newsletter, and/or news articles with the objective of raising internal and external awareness for campus sustainability activities.
•Establish effective linkages with faculty, staff, students, departments, clubs, and other organizations across the campus, and help to coordinate their efforts to advance campus sustainability initiatives and related educational opportunities.
•Identify and pursue potential Grant and Rebate opportunities to support campus energy saving initiatives or Sustainability practices to benefit the community.
Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, environmental planning, or a related field required. Master’s Degree preferred. Minimum of five years of experience in engineering, project management, environmental technologies, or related fields is required. Prior work experience in Higher Education institutions is highly preferred.
Application Instructions:For consideration, please send letter of application and resume with salary requirements to:
[email protected]Voluntary Self-IdentificationAll applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification formsDeadline:Open Until FilledDate Posted: 06/12/2019Posting Number: 897506-19




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Posted: 6/15/2019
Application Due: 9/13/2019
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