The Sustainable Endowments Institute (SEI) is a nonprofit organization engaged in research and education to advance sustainability in campus operations and endowment practices. Founded in 2005, the Institute is a special project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors. Located in Harvard Square, Cambridge, our office is easily accessible by public transportation. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our project websites before applying: GreenBillion.org and GreenReportCard.org.
The Sustainable Endowments Institute seeks a highly motivated individual for a full-time Program Coordinator position. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in higher education and/or the healthcare sector, with proven leadership in project development and management.
Main responsibilities will include developing a Massachusetts-focused program, which will assist nonprofit institutions in implementing energy efficiency and resource-use reduction programs through establishing green revolving funds. Familiarity with the Massachusetts nonprofit sector is a plus, but not required.
The Program Coordinator's responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Conducting weekly communications with a network of college and healthcare administrators
Conducting and disseminating research on sustainability programs
Coordinating information and working with Institute staff on current and new research
Developing innovative outreach strategies to connect with new constituencies
Organizing and hosting a series of workshops across Massachusetts
Ability to succinctly summarize and communicate data
Ability to anticipate, identify, and creatively solve problems
Demonstrated ability and experience with advancing sustainability and environmental projects
Experience with data analysis and entry
Flexible and cooperative work ethic
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Proven work experience with college and/or healthcare administrators
Proven leadership ability
Strong oral and written communication
Compensation: Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
Application deadline: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, starting from the posting date.
Candidates should please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample as Microsoft Word or PDF file attachments to Mark Orlowski, Executive Director. Please address the following questions within the body of your cover letter:
How did you hear about the Program Coordinator position?
Why are you interested in working for the Sustainable Endowments Institute?
What experiences-work-related or otherwise-have you had on the topic of environmental sustainability in higher education and/or the healthcare sector?
What set of skills or experiences have you had working with non profit administrators?
What are you hoping to gain from a position at SEI?
SEI is an equal opportunity employer and seeks qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation. We strongly encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Deadline: Monday, July 23, 2012
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