Saturday , February 4 2023

Jobs at Community Colleges – Utility and Sustainability Specialist

Website California Community Colleges

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Energy and Sustainability Manager, the Utility and Sustainability Specialist performs support functions for District-wide conservation and sustainability initiatives. Public contact is extensive, and involves College and District staff, students and administration. The Utility and Sustainability Specialist will also participate in the District-wide Sustainability Committee and act as a liaison for the Facilities team with various community stakeholders. A moderate degree of independent judgement and creativity are required to resolve many minor and occasional major problems that arise. The Utility and Sustainability Specialist can train and lead the work of interns, student assistants, and other staff as assigned. A successful candidate will have a proven track record in sustainability program and project management, a propensity for effective team work and exceptional capacity to work with limited supervision on high visibility projects and efforts.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical support for activities and projects related to resource conservation and sustainability initiatives
  • Initiates, communicates and tracks a wide range of sustainability efforts in coordination with strategic objectives
  • Effectively communicates technical terms and complex programs in simple terms through various media
  • Generates reports, articles, presentations and other education and outreach materials
  • Conducts data analysis and thorough research to support sustainability initiatives
  • Regularly updates and maintains planning documents and program accomplishments
  • Develops transition plans and creates replicable systems across the District and to serve the wider Community College System
  • Assists in identifying energy, water and solid waste conservation opportunities and implementing appropriate projects
  • Supports Facilities Planning Maintenance and Operations’ commitment to continuous improvement, efficiency and providing premier learning environments

Job Requirements:

  • Graduation from high school and college courses in environmental studies, engineering, business administration, or a closely related field OR an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of one year of sustainability project/program management experience
  • Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff
  • Knowledge of energy, water, waste and other utility efficiency procedures
  • Skill in multitasking and workload prioritizing under deadline pressure, using independent judgment for decision-making
  • Experience in a matrix environment including exposure to complex office procedures
  • Experience collaborating with others, including students
  • Experience with the use of a variety of computer software to compose and prepare correspondence, reports, presentations, web content and other materials
  • Experience with research and compiling data for, formatting, and preparing statistical, financial and other reports
  • Demonstrated skill in multitasking, prioritizing workloads, and working independently
  • Demonstrated skill in working as part of a customer service team

Job Details:

Company: California Community Colleges

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Information Technology

Job Location: Raleigh, NC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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