Work Location Detail 2121 I Street, NW or nearby
Assigned Organizational Area: University
Campus Location: Foggy Bottom
Division/Vice President: Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (AA)
College/School/Department: Not Applicable
Internal Applicants Only? No
Position Type: Senior Management
Posting Number: Staff - 001110
Working Title: Executive Director for Sustainability
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; may include some evenings and weekends
Total Hours Per Week: 40
Pay Grade: 0
Recruitment Salary Range: Commensurates with experience
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, Sex Offender Registry Search, and Prior Employment Verification, Credit, Credit, Credit
If other was selected above, or there are special requirements, please explain.
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Job Open Date: 05/15/2012
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Applicant Review Will Commence On:
Job Vacancy Anouncement Information
Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 employees. The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication, respect, service and teamwork. As one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.
Job Description Summary:
Bachelor’s degree, or higher degree, in an appropriate area of specialization and a minimum of eight years of relevant experience. Degree requirements may be substituted for an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
A significant record of highly-respected scholarly publications is strongly desirable. Applicants should be visionary, with strong leadership, teaching, mentoring and administrative talents. Prior experience in leading multi-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary initiatives focused on complex problems is highly desirable, as it will guide GWs cross-cutting innovations in undergraduate and graduate sustainability education.
A proven record of institutional development, a background in public policy work, and international experience with sustainability issues is desired.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Guides the development of GWs university-wide sustainability initiative with the goal of building a premier university program on policy and governance for sustainable systems.
Leads the research, curricular, outreach, and operational components of the universitys sustainability initiative.
Works closely with the University President to attract leading faculty from a variety of disciplines to advance the universitys sustainability mission.
Collaborates with faculty and staff with sustainability expertise in developing academic programs and advancing grant-supported sustainability research.
Coordinates with GWs Office of Sustainability, to expand GWs successful sustainability outreach and practice initiatives.
Performs other work related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.