Employment Opportunities

The Office of Sustainability is now accepting applications for the Assistant Director of Sustainability and Associate Director of Sustainability positions.

Questions about either posting can be directed to Director of Sustainability Bill Brown at brownwm(AT)indiana.edu.

Associate Director of Sustainability

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Applications are due June 5, 2014. To apply, visit Jobs@IU OnLineApplication (OLA) site (jobs.iu.edu) and enter position #11037. Questions can be directed to Bill Brown at brownwm(AT)indiana.edu or sustain(AT)indiana.edu

  • Job Summary

    Supports the Director of Sustainability in the creation of the Living Learning Lab (LLL)*; and directs and manages both the LLL program as well as associated co-curricular programs including the Sustainability Internship Program and the Sustainability Peer Educator Program. With the LLL program the Associate Director will interact with academic and operational programs, external stakeholders (in collaboration with the Office of Engagement), faculty, staff, students and student organizations, and community members. Additionally, engages in long-range planning efforts; and co-facilitates connections and collaborations with departments, schools and offices to support new LLL project development. The Sustainability Internship Program duties will include: planning and intern project development; program development and evaluation; direct mentorship, management, and scheduling of 6 out of 18 interns; and curriculum development for seminar, hiring, evaluation, time management, and symposia. The Sustainability Peer Educator Program duties will include: recruitment, hiring, training, and managing of a coordinator; and evaluation and program improvement. Additionally, the Associate Director will direct and manage two other employees in the office including the SPEA Service Corps Fellow and the Advocate for Community Engagement Cox Scholar.

  • Qualifications

    Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required.

    • REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in environmental or sustainability sciences, education, policy or related field and three years of experience implementing sustainability programs, or programs in a related field such as environmental education or environmental resource management with relevant leadership expertise.Possess an understanding of sustainability theory, including issues of environmental integrity, economic vitality and social equity, as well as local, national, and global sustainability initiatives and best practices. Proven ability to develop and execute new programs within an institutional setting and an understanding of how to institutionalize new sustainability efforts. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills necessary to interact with a wide variety of individuals; and adept at presentations and public speaking. Skill in application of principles and practices of effective leadership, organizational change management, and supervision. Demonstrated team building, relationship building, and networking skills; and superior problem solving and analytical skills.
    • PREFERRED: Masters or PhD and five years of experience in one or more of the above areas.
    • Other: *The Living Learning Lab (LLL) engages external (local, regional, state and national) and campus stakeholders (students, faculty and staff) in innovative research and teaching partnerships focused on complex global sustainability issues in local contexts. An LLL partnership utilizes world-class faculty researchers, engages Indiana University students in hands-on, career-applicable learning activities, and directly supports the work of external stakeholders and operational staff in solving some of the most pressing sustainability issues facing Indiana.