Work with faculty, staff, administration and students on campus sustainability-related projects. Manages the FreeStore; Donate, Don't Dumpster; and the Weigh the Waste campaigns
Work with those on campus involved with operations (energy, waste, landscaping, water, etc) to gather and analyze data related to sustainable operating goals (as stated in the Sustainability Plan). Identifies methods, technologies and potential funding sources for projects to improve waste reduction, energy efficiency, renewable energy generation, greenhouse gas reductions, native landscaping and water conservation. Manages the Second Nature annual greenhouse gas inventory and associated goals.
Educate the campus about environmental responsibility. Consistently promote campus environmental responsibility through various methods such as presentations and university publications, including managing of a campus sustainability website.
Represent and share Bemidji State University's environmental, conservation, education, and sustainable campus efforts to larger society through means such as presentations at conferences and other gatherings, internet resources, by serving on local, statewide, regional or national committees and by actively participating in related networks outside the university.
Contribute to activities that support Bemidji State University's shared fundamental values: Environmental Stewardship, Civic Engagement and Leadership, International and Multicultural Understanding, and Belief in the Power of the Liberal Arts.
The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to a collegial and supportive environment that advances the goals of the department.
One year of sustainability-related work experience.
A strong working knowledge and passion for the concept of sustainability.
Demonstrated commitment to educating and mentoring others.
Master's degree, preferably in an environmentally-related field.
Two years of sustainability-related work experience.
Experience working in higher education.
The applicant should demonstrate a knowledge of and interest in diverse cultures and populations.
Persons providing a reference should be advised of Minnesota's open record law which can make such information available to applicants upon request.
Official transcript(s) must be provided to Human Resources upon hire.
Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Minnesota State University Association of Administrative and Service Faculty (MSUAASF) which can be found HERE
Applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States at the time of an offer of employment.
In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnState) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, faculty and staff driving on college/university business, who use a rental or state vehicle, shall be required to complete a Vehicle Use Agreement form and conform to MnState's vehicle use criteria and consent to a motor vehicle records check.
This is a Minnesota State University Associate of Administrative and Service Faculty (MSUAASF) Range B position with a salary range of $34,690 (minimum) to $60,367 (maximum). Salary is commensurate with education and experience, and is determined by the collective bargaining agreement between Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) and the MSUAASF organization.
UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY: Bemidji State University, located in northern Minnesota's lakes district, occupies a beautiful campus along the shore of Lake Bemidji. The University enrolls more than 4,700 students annually. Offerings include more than 50 undergraduate majors and ten graduate programs encompassing the liberal arts, interdisciplinary studies and applied fields. The University is a member of the Minnesota State College and Universities System. The University has a faculty of 250. University distinctive themes include civic engagement, multiculturalism, and environmental stewardship. Faculty members with those interests or research areas are desired. The greater Bemidji area numbers 25,000 and serves as a regional commerce and health center. For further information about the University, see our website at: http://www.bemidjistate.edu
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About Bemidji State University
Bemidji State University is the place to be...bold, real, innovative, creative, global, aware, successful, and so much more! Through our signature themes, BSU and its nearly 5,000 students are committed to environmental stewardship, community service, and global understanding. You'll see that commitment in what we teach and in what we do.Located on the western shore of Lake Bemidji, our north woods campus environment reminds us daily of the need to be in tune with our world. Similarly, the American Indian culture of our region beckons us to begin our global journey by understanding our past as we prepare for the future. See for yourself by visiting us soon.