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Assistant Director of Sustainability

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Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: UMBC Campus
Categories: Facilities/Grounds/Skilled Trades


 Facilities Management


Reporting directly to the Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management, the incumbent facilitates the development and implementation of sustainable initiatives and practices for the campus community.  Specific duties include:  provides leadership and organizational strategy in collaboration with key facilities, administrative and academic leaders across the university to ensure UMBC achieves its sustainability goals; works with university leadership to develop and implement sustainability initiatives and programs that reduce environmental impacts, improve efficiency of the university's operations, preserve natural resources and promotes conservation-based behavior; increases environmental awareness; engages students in experiential learning opportunities; and performs other duties as assigned. 

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a Bachelor's degree in a related field and a minimum of five years of progressive experience in planning and implementing sustainability programs for a large, complex organization.

Must have advanced skills in data analytics, assessing sustainability programs and cost benefit analysis.

Must be able to make sound decisions and apply professional knowledge and expertise in sustainability using original and innovative approaches and techniques to solve complex non-routine problems.

Valid class "C" driver's license

Preferred Qualifications: 

Master's degree is preferred

Higher education experience desired

ISSP Certified Sustainability Professional 

LEED Accredited Professional 

Background Screening Statement:

A background check will be required.  

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please include a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.

Screening of Applications Begins: For best consideration, submit application materials by April 12, 2019.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Hours: Full-time 
Type: Regular
FLSA Status: Exempt
Benefits: UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities. Contingent II positions may include some benefits. To learn more about our benefits click here.
 Equal Opportunity Statement: UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Work Authorization  As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.

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Applications close: Open Until Filled

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