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Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.  Newly hired individuals will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination.  There is an opportunity to request an exemption from the vaccine requirements for medical reasons, sincerely held reasons of conscience, or religious beliefs.

Sustainability Coordinator

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL

 

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati puts education into action, ranking among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

 

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.

 

At UC, today’s possibilities spark tomorrow’s reality.

 

Job Overview

Assist with directing and leading the coordination of all activities, initiatives, and efforts to enhance the University of Cincinnati's institutional mission related to creating and enhancing a campus culture of sustainability through academic excellence, urban impact, and innovation.

Essential Functions

  • Provide support for the university’s sustainability initiatives and work with students, faculty, and staff. Work with all campus units, offices, and divisions to integrate sustainability into all campus operations, including regional campuses. 
  • Serve as the university’s representative for sustainability including membership and participation, administrative support, and reporting for the City of Cincinnati Environmental Advisory Council, the university’s sustainability reporting to the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) and Second Nature, and related sustainable programs and initiatives.
  • Coordinate the President’s Advisory Council on Environmental Sustainability (PACES).
  • Lead the planning and execution of sustainability related engagement and outreach events.
  • Oversee the university’s waste diversion program.
  • Direct the operations of the UC Bike Kitchen.
  • Direct the operations of the UC Soiled Hands Learning Garden and educational partnership with the Early Childhood Learning Center.
  • Serve as a possibility cartographer, responsible for mapping out the most pragmatic course for enhancing UC’s culture of sustainability and working to achieve climate action.
  • May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.). 
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Sustainability or similar field.
  • Seven (7) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

  • Three (3) years of related experience. 
  • Proficiency in computer project management software and standard office programs such as Word and Excel.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Sitting - Often
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Often
  • Hearing, listening - Often
  • Talking - Often
  • Standing - Often
  • Walking - Often
  • Bending - Seldom
  • Stooping - Seldom
  • Climbing stairs/ladders - Seldom
  • Kneeling, squatting - Seldom
  • Crouching - Seldom
  • Reaching overhead - Seldom
  • Pulling, pushing - Seldom
  • Shoveling - Seldom
  • Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Seldom
  • Lifting - up to 50 pounds - Seldom

 

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

 

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

 

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

 

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

 

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Sustainability Coordinator

Date:  Jun 24, 2022
Location: 

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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