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17 Oct 2017

Part-Time Sustainability Coordinator (Part-time)

Shoreline Community College – Posted by ppetitt Seattle, Washington, United States

Job Description

Shoreline Community College is a comprehensive community college dedicated to inclusive excellence in teaching and learning, student success, and community engagement. Located on 83 acres just 10 miles north of downtown Seattle, Shoreline is situated among native evergreens with a campus full of brilliant colors during spring, summer, and fall seasons.

Shoreline Community College is a place of open inquiry and learning, with leadership that models ideals set out in our Community Standard. We are committed to upholding a culture of free expression, as well as maintaining a supportive and respectful learning and working environment for all.

The Facilities Department at Shoreline Community College is charged with developing and maintaining the campus’s 26 buildings and 83 acres.  The department’s primary functions include grounds maintenance, custodial services, operations and maintenance, and capital projects.   The Sustainability Coordinator will provide expertise and direction in the implementation of sustainable practices in plant operations and procurement.  This position will engage with campus constituencies and the public through education, events, and partnerships.  In addition, this position will provide direction and project management for sustainability projects and goals


  • Research, provide recommendations, and direct implementation for procedural guidelines regarding sustainable practices in plant operations, including landscape management and biodiversity, waste minimization, and water usage
  • Research/recommend criteria and procedural guidelines for sustainable procurement, including implementation of existing policies
  • Provide data collection, tracking, and reporting of climate metrics through STAR METRICS and other external reporting tools
  • Serve as a member of the Sustainable Commuter Options Fee Committee
  • Serve as a member to the Ecological Integrity Steering Committee and provide support towards implementation of the College’s Strategic Plan, including metrics
  • Project management and collaboration on jointly-approved sustainability projects, including those that are initiated by students
  • Support faculty who are incorporating sustainability into courses and  learning outcomes
  • Maintain a sustainability website with information for internal and external stakeholders
  • Attend regional sustainability conferences to further implementation of the 3 E’s (Ecological Integrity, Social Equity, and Economic Viability) within the College’s Strategic Plan
  • Lead planning and direct the work of others for projects such as Earth Week programming, Tree Campus USA, and Solar Fest
  • Provide expertise in the development of orientation modules for students and employees regarding sustainability practices
  • Other duties as assigned


·Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Sustainability, or a related field

·Two (2) years related experience, including project management, development and reporting of sustainability metrics, and event planning

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please submit the following online:
  • NEOGOV online application/profile
  • Letter of interest addressing each qualification
  • Current resume
  • Supplemental Questions (Required)
  • Unofficial Transcripts documenting highest degree (official required upon hire)

Job Categories: Sustainability. Job Types: Part-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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