Knowledge and experience with policy and operations regarding: waste reduction, materials management, recycling, food waste, and composting.
Experience with project management with multiple subordinate staff.
Ability to initiate negotiations of contracts with public and private partners and organizations.
Ability to travel locally and nationally in support of program operations.
Possession of a valid State-issued driver’s license.
Master's with 1+ year of related experience.
1-3 years experience with waste audits or in materials management field.
Knowledge of natural resource issues and policies.
Experience managing program budget with multiple sources of revenue, setting and reconciling project budgets or able to learn quickly.
Proactive and enthusiastic to develop new partnerships.
Exceptionally detail oriented.
Knowledge of basic research study design.
Knowledge of or ability to learn basic website content management and social media communications.
Internal Number: 30951
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Located in Portland, Oregon, one of the nation's most livable cities, the University's innovative approach to education combines academic rigor in the classroom with field-based experiences through internships and classroom projects with community partners. The University's 49-acre downtown campus exhibits Portland State's commitment to sustainability with green buildings, while many of the 124 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees incorporate sustainability into the curriculum. PSU's motto, "Let Knowledge Serve the City," inspires the teaching and research of an accomplished faculty whose work and students span the globe. PSU seeks talented individuals who understand our values and strategic goals and enjoy sharing ideas and collaborating in an environment of mutual respect to achieve those values and goals. We are committed to leading through engagement and seek individuals who support this strategy. Engagement describes Portland State's collaborative approach to the exchange of knowledge and resources with local, regional, national, and global partners for mutual benefit of students, faculty, and the community. As a component of the Diversity Action Plan and the President's... Strategic Mission of achieving global excellence, Portland State University strives to become an institution that is recognized nationally and internationally for the accomplishments of its faculty, the reputation of its programs, and the preparation of it students as world citizens. For more information visit http://www.pdx.edu/about-portland-state