Sustainability Program Manager

Location
Colorado Springs, El Paso County
Posted
Jun 04, 2014

Posting Description: Do you share the UCCS Values of Excellence that include: - Student Focus - Integration - Innovation - Collaboration - Inclusive Diversity - Dynamic Responsible Growth - Integrity Located at the foot of majestic Pikes Peak, UCCS offers: - 36 Bachelor's degrees, 19 Master's degrees, and five Doctoral programs. - Includes 7 academic colleges and schools on campus: Business; Education; Engineering and Applied Science; Letters, Arts and Sciences; Nursing and Health Sciences; Graduate School; School of Public Affairs. - Over 10,000 students enrolled in 2013. The City of Colorado Springs boasts a population of 426,388 and enjoys over 300 days of sunshine each year. The city has received national recognition for its quality of life. The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for prospective employees. The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and fosters equity in employment by promoting diversity and assuring inclusiveness. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.

Minimum Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university * At minimum, demonstrated two years of hands-on experience implementing environmental or sustainability programs is required. * At minimum, demonstrated two years of supervisory experience.

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: * Knowledge of sustainability methods and practices and appropriate university, state and federal laws, regulations, and policies. * The ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. * Creative and positive approach to change management; a key component of sustainability. * Strong leadership skills; including excellent analytical skills; the ability to collaborate effectively with others, both internally and externally; and the ability to build and motivate a sustainability team. * Effectiveness in working with individuals from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds, both campus wide, and in the delivery of student-focused sustainability programs. * Previous experience working in a sustainability office.

Desired Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree preferably in Industrial Engineering, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science and Engineering; Urban Planning, Geography or a related field. * Graduate degree in related field * LEED Credentials * Website design and marketing skills * Previous experience working in a sustainability office.

Campus: Colorado Springs