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Dec 5 / BARD CEP

Sustainability Program Coordinator, Emory University – Georgia

Organization: Emory University

Position Title: Sustainability Program Coordinator

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Hours and Compensation: Full-time

Application Deadline: Position open until filled


  • Collaborates with the Director of the Office of Sustainability Initiatives, university committees, and campus groups in fulfilling Emory’s sustainability vision.
  • Develops and executes work plans in various areas of sustainability.
  • Assists with annual sustainability report cards and quarterly updates, oversees the Residence Hall Association Sustainability Chairs program, addresses behavior modifications in graduate and undergraduate students and staff to achieve Emory’s Sustainability Vision and Climate Action Plan goals, and organizes the Student Sustainability Forum.
  • Provides guidance and support to sustainability-related student groups, staff sustainability events, and supports coordination of annual student-focused events, such as Green Networking Night, New Student Orientation, Earth Day, Campus Sustainability Day, Commencement and Energy Competition.
  • Manages student internship program and leads students in finding ways to reduce environmental impacts from student life.
  • Manages Sustainability Incentives Fund and supports occasional grant writing and management.
  • Represents the sustainability initiative at school-wide forums and area sustainability committees, initiates and maintains relationships, and serves as a liaison with various campus groups.
  • Coordinates marketing needs and manages newsletter and web-based communication efforts. Helps maintain social media and website presence.
  • Plans and leads meetings, identifies priorities, delegates action items, manages campaigns and outcomes and communicates with team about campus-wide efforts.
  • Supports sustainable food initiatives by serving on Sustainable Food Committee, overseeing farmers market intern, implementing educational opportunities, coordinating volunteers at the Depot Educational Garden and collaborates on Dining waste-management efforts.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

How to Apply:  All interested applications should send a resume and cover letter to Ciannat Howett at [email protected].

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