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Sustainability Coordinator - Part time (.50 FTE)

 
Institution: Portland Community College
Location:
Portland, Oregon
Category:
Admin-Admissions and Enrollment
Posted: 12/19/2013
Type: Part Time
Salary Range: $20.77 - $21.50  USD Per Hour
Application Due: Open until filled
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Skip to Main Content Job Details Return to Search Results View Printer Friendly Version Printer-Friendly Version As an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity institution, PCC is actively seeking qualified minorities, women, veterans, disabled veterans and individuals with disabilities to enhance its work force and to reflect the diversity of its student body. NOTE: Some Positions Will Require Applicants to Answer A Set of Required Essay Questions. Please make note of any required questions at the bottom of this page. If questions exist, copy and paste the questions into a Word or similar document and type in your answers. You will be given the ability to attach the document before the completion of the application process. Position Information Title Sustainability Coordinator - Part time (.50 FTE) Requisition Number 08036 Open Date 11-26-2013 Location Rock Creek Campus Address 17705 NW Springville Rd. Hours of Work 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday If Other, Please Specify Position Status Academic Professional; Salary Level 4, Part time, Exempt Starting Salary Range 2013/2014 Starting Salary Range: $20.77/hr to $21.50/hr. (see "Additional Posting Information" section for details) Job Close Date For Best Consideration Apply by December 27, 2013 Job Summary The Sustainability Coordinator is responsible for providing coordination and oversight of campus activities focusing on sustainability. Works independently in developing and implementing programs or activities for students and staff that advance sustainable practices and directs resources and activities related to program practices for the campus. This is a part-time (.5 FTE) position (Approximately 1040 hours per year). Schedule: 20 hours per week to be scheduled based on the needs of the office. To apply for this position you must submit: 1. Completed responses to the (3) Required Questions from the Committee - scroll to see questions below - (attach document)* 2. Completed online application 3. Cover Letter (attach document)* maximum of 1 page, how your background and experience relate to the preferred qualifications for the position 4. Current Resume (attach document)* * When you apply for the position, you will be given an opportunity to attach the above documents. They may be attached in either "Microsoft Word" or ".pdf" formats. Responsibilities/Duties 1. Initiates and coordinates campus-based sustainability programs (e.g., waste reduction and/or composting). 2. Coordinates and facilitates campus-based sustainability practices and activities. 3. Participates in committees, task forces and workshops to engage with students, faculty, staff and administration to develop strategies and goals related to sustainability. 4. Directs volunteers and may hire, train, evaluate and discharge student and casual workers, including processing all the appropriate paperwork. 5. Monitors assigned budget. Plans and reconciles expenditures; allocates and disburses funds and provides appropriate rationale for expenditures. 6. Supports grant seeking efforts of management and faculty. Minimum Qualifications The education and/or work history sections of your online application form must demonstrate that you meet all of the following Minimum Qualifications. The information on the resume/cover letter will not substitute for the completed application. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Sustainability, Life, Physical or Social Sciences or related field plus two years of professional level experience in an area of sustainable practices. Experience performing the duties of this job may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis. Demonstrated experience working in sustainability, environmental sciences, or renewable resources for at least one year. Demonstrated experience in program coordination or development. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge and understanding of sustainable practices. Knowledge of organic gardening. Knowledge of general college policies and procedures. Knowledge of student development and/or leadership development. Skill in operating a computer and various supporting software packages. Skill in designing, writing, and editing promotional materials. Skill in developing and facilitating effective training workshops. Skill in project management. Ability to work effectively ethnically and culturally diverse student populations and employee teams. Ability to effectively communicate in oral and written form. Ability to develop and implement both short term operational and long term strategic plans. Ability to manage a program budget. Ability to work independently. Ability to work collaboratively with others throughout the college to accomplish goals. Preferred Qualifications 1. Demonstrated ability to manage self and projects independently with minimal supervision. 2. Collaborative and effective developer of relationships between and across multiple groups (students, staff, faculty, other campuses, district, and external). 3. Strong communication skills: clear, concise and engaging in written, presentation, and one-to-one communications. 4. Effective advocate for sustainability. 5. Experience working with students (such as clubs or student leadership) to develop programs and practices supporting sustainability. 6. Experience with managing a learning garden and commercial scale food production, composting and loop systems. Additional Posting Information - Initial salary placement will normally be at Step 1. Advanced initial salary placement for directly relevant professional, business or industrial experience may be applied for new Academic Professionals. - Benefits will be pro-rated for part-time positions. - Upon hire candidate will be required to supply official copies of transcripts for all degrees earned. - Applicants selected for hire will be required to pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment. - This position is included in the bargaining agreement between Portland Community College and the Portland Community College Federation of Faculty/Academic Professional Employees. Employment in this position will require, as a condition of employment, payment of monthly union dues or a monthly fair share fee in lieu of dues through automatic payroll deduction. - Portland Community College will hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All new employees will be required to complete the designated Immigration Service Employers Verification I-9 form. - As an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity institution, PCC is actively seeking qualified minorities, women, disabled veterans, veterans and individuals with disabilities to enhance its work force and to reflect the diversity of its student body. Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need. Documents that must be associated with this posting Resume Cover Letter Responses to Required Questions Documents which can be associated with this posting Veterans Documents Full Time/Part Time Part Time PCC Employees Only? No Quick Link jobs.pcc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54313 Required Questions 1 Record Question Maximum one page per question 1. PCC is a complex, multi-campus institution. The person in this position will coordinate and build relationships among stakeholders at Rock Creek (faculty, staff and students), the college as a whole and external partners and community members. Describe your prior experience advancing sustainability for a large organization working closely with multiple and diverse stakeholders. What strategies would you use at PCC Rock Creek to develop effective and collaborative relationships to advance sustainability? 2. Describe a complex sustainability project for which you had primary responsibility. Include how you managed the project and critical elements of success. What were lessons learned, and how would this experience inform your approach to project management in this position at PCC Rock Creek? 3. Portland Community College values and supports the many forms of diversity found among its students and staff. Give two examples of working with staff and /or students from diverse backgrounds. How have these experiences influenced your work? Return to Search Results As an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity institution, PCC is actively seeking qualified minorities, women, veterans, disabled veterans and individuals with disabilities to enhance its work force and to reflect the diversity of its student body. NOTE: Some Positions Will Require Applicants to Answer A Set of Required Essay Questions. Please make note of any required questions at the bottom of this page. If questions exist, copy and paste the questions into a Word or similar document and type in your answers. You will be given the ability to attach the document before the completion of the application process.

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