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Senior Sustainability & Effectiveness Specialist

Employer
University of Maryland Baltimore
Location
Baltimore, MD
Closing date
Jul 1, 2021

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Job Description
University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is currently seeking a Senior Sustainability and Effectiveness Specialist to join the Office of Operations & Planning. UMB was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers by Forbes Magazine (Feb 2021). In the Fall of 2021, UMB will require all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be processed through Human Resources.   PRIMARY DUTIES:• Oversee aspects of the sustainability educational and campus engagement programs to foster a campus culture of environmental sustainability, including day to day operations and project management.• Compile and analyze university data for the ongoing Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System (STARS) self-assessment program.
• Chair of the Sustainability Logistics Subcommittee meetings and track progress toward University strategic goals
• Develop content and prepare documents for presentations, workshops, articles, and sustainability marketing campaigns
• Research and identify grant-writing and other funding opportunities in support of expanded campus sustainability efforts
• Monitor best practices related to sustainability at the University's benchmark peer institutions and other select institutions and make recommendations for new sustainability programming and modifications to existing programs.
• Develop and facilitate workshops, meetings, and conferences. Coordinate logistics, scheduling, communications and assessments.
• Support the overall success of the University's sustainability efforts by performing all other duties as assigned.• Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Education: Bachelor’s degree requiredExperience: Three (3) years of experience with teaching, research, programs, or operations focused on sustainability or operational effectiveness. Prior experience in energy reduction initiatives, and effective behavior change programs preferred.Supervisory Experience: N/ACertification/Licensure: N/AOther: N/A KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of position requirements. Knowledge of all applicable requirements, regulations, and laws. Skill in effective use of applicable technology/systems. Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Ability to work cooperatively with others and independently. Ability to demonstrate, understand, apply, and adhere to the UMB Core Values of Accountability, Civility, Collaboration, Diversity, Excellence, Leadership, and Knowledge.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at [email protected]. If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request. You may also contact [email protected]. Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff
Shift: Day Job
Organization: Office of Operations & Planning
Job Posting: Jun 15, 2021
Unposting Date: Jun 30, 2021, 11:59:00 PM

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Welcome to the Baltimore campus of the University of Maryland, founded in 1807 along a ridge in what was then called Baltimore Town. Today, this 61-acre research and technology complex encompasses 65 buildings in West Baltimore near the Inner Harbor.

The University is Maryland's only public academic health, human services, and law center. Seven professional and graduate schools train the majority of the state's physicians, nurses, dentists, lawyers, social workers, and pharmacists.

Under the leadership of President Jay A. Perman, MD, the University is a leading partner in the redevelopment of the west side of Baltimore. The University of Maryland BioPark, which opened in October 2005, promotes collaborative research opportunities and bioscience innovation.

Sponsored research totaled $567.1 million in Fiscal Year 2010. With 6,349 students and 6,717 faculty members and staff, the University is an economic engine that returns more than $15 in economic activity for every $1 of state general funds appropriation. The University community gives more than 2 million hours a year in service to the public.

Mission


The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State¹s public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.

 

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Go to the Office of Institutional Research and Accountability for complete campus facts. 

 

Equal Opportunity


The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital status or veteran's status to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote employees and applicants for employment in all job levels with regard to their qualifications and without consideration to the aforementioned categories. Exceptions to this policy will be made only as allowed by law for example, due to bona fide occupational qualifications or lack of reasonable accommodations for disabilities.

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