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Manager, Sustainability Initiatives

Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA
Closing date
Aug 4, 2021

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Manages and directs duties of assigned personnel, including recruitment, retention, onboarding, evaluations, development, and disciplinary actions. 

Develops coherent campus and community-wide sustainability programs by coordinating academic, research, operations, student, and community sustainability activities. Implements new programming to increase the institutional diversion rate. Read and comprehend blueprints and CAD Drawing.  

Coordinates and compiles data for various ongoing sustainability tracking programs and tracks performance metrics to assess program effectiveness. 

Facilitates relationship building with campus community; bridges and builds trust, partnership, community, and action. 10%

Oversees expenditures for various accounts, including state funds, revenue funds, student activity funds, and Foundation funds. Facilitates the sustainability fee committee. 

Writes grant proposals associated with new projects in sustainability and writes reports assessing the success of said grants. 

Advises Sr. Director on developing and implementing roadmap for energy, water, food, and grounds. Supports peers in development of waste impact areas. Keeps abreast of ongoing issues, trends, solutions, and best practices for projects in higher learning. Assists in defining sustainability goals. 

Excellent customer service. In addition to "other duties as assigned", this position may be required to be cross-trained for another position and/or responsibility in order to provide both back-up for a department as well as to supplement resources needed during certain times of the year.

Bachelor's' degree and two years of related experience; or a combination of education and related experience.

College/Business Unit
06/30/21, 10:59:00 PM

College/Business Unit: Facilities Management Services
Location: Atlanta Campus
Job Posting: 07/13/21, 12:44:14 PM


Founded in 1913 in Atlanta, Georgia State University is the second-largest and one of four research institutions in the University System of Georgia. The University serves one-fourth of the graduate students in the university system; it is within a one-hour commute of more than one-third of the state’s population. Approximately 80 percent of all Georgia State alumni live and work in Georgia.georgia_state_university1.jpg

Georgia State’s main campus is located on 34 acres in downtown Atlanta. University centers in Alpharetta, Brookhaven, Buckhead and Henry County offer students convenient suburban locations for graduate courses in business and education.

More than 50,000 students annually attend Georgia State University. While 90 percent of the students are from Georgia, students also come from all 50 states and 160 countries. More than 1,400 international students attend Georgia State and graduate students comprise 31 percent of the student population.

georgia_state_university2.jpgThe University offers more than 52 degree programs in more than 250 fields of study – from public policy and African-American studies to biology and health sciences. Degrees are offered at the bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels through six units: the College of Arts and Sciences, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, College of Education, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Law and Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. In addition to the numerous degree programs, Georgia State offers full- and part-time programs and day, evening and weekend classes.

Students have many choices in extracurricular activities including more than 22 fraternities and sororities; and some 250 chartered student groups, including 60 degree-related student groups, seven religious, 24 law-oriented and 22 multicultural/international groups; and 10 honor societies. There is also an active student government association which includes the student senate and the judicial board.

The Georgia State Panthers are members of the Colonial Athletic Association and compete in 16 NCAA Division I intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports, including basketball, baseball, softball, golf, tennis, track and volleyball. The university announced in April 2008 that is will begin Division I-AA football in 2010.

The university’s innovative Touch the Earth program brings outdoor recreation ranging from backpacking, rock climbing, sailing, kayaking, rafting and water-skiing to out-of-state snow-skiing and snorkeling trips. And WRAS, Georgia State’s popular 100,000-watt radio voice, is the most powerful student-run radio station in the United States.


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