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Involves working with students, faculty, and staff, and students to develop, coordinate, and promote effective sustainability initiatives related to the University's academic, operational and outreach functions. Develops and / or implements a sustainability strategy and performance metrics for a department, campus or hospital by integrating sustainability into long-range planning and ongoing operations. Enables University stakeholders to improve sustainability outcomes; coordinating and project managing programming and activities related to sustainability and undertaking research on sustainability-related topics. Facilitates cross department collaboration across operational, academic, and clinical departments. Coordinates and tracks operational programs including energy, food service, waste management, recycling, resource efficiency, greenhouse gas reporting / reductions, transportation, supply chain, facilities, biodiversity and design for environment. Promotes connections and synergies between environmental protection, economic stability, and social equity in the University's activities.
Provides professional level analytical and technical support on a variety of projects related to the University sustainability efforts. Fully analyzes issues and problems, gathers data and information, finds and evaluates alternatives and makes sound recommendations.
Under general supervision of the Food Systems Education & Research Program Specialist and the Field Manager, coordinate CASFS Food System Working Group (FSWG or 'the Group') program activities & produce fulfillment.
Knowledge of sustainability concepts and practices, food service systems, and procurement.
Demonstrates ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
Proficient ability to build collaborative relationships across the organization.
Proficient in communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Demonstrates ability to analyze, research, and synthesize large amounts of data with strong attention to detail.
Position is open until filled. Initial Review Date: 06-04-2019
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site @https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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