missouri | Director of Sustainability in Excelsior Springs, MO

Director of Sustainability

  • University of Texas - San Antonio
  • $89,270.00 - 137,600.00 / Year *
  • 1325 Lake Maurer Rd
  • Excelsior Springs, MO 64024
  • Full-Time



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The employer is an educational institution.
  • Oversee and manage OS operations, serving as point of contact for all things sustainability related, reporting to the Dean, College of Architecture, Construction and Planning (CACP)
  • Lead sustainability strategic planning process for the University
  • Be an advocate for environmentally responsible behavior.
  • Oversee the Sustainability Council, serving as the Chair and preside over the Sustainability Council's recommendations for project and initiatives as it relates to utilization of sustainability funds.
  • Implement projects and initiatives as recommended by the Sustainability Council.
  • Oversee sustainability website currency and communication effectiveness
  • Manage the OS budget, and implement budget allocation processes for annual projects directed out of the OS. Expenditures process will be routed through Dean, CACP.
  • Support campus planning and design processes by introducing sustainability goals and ambitions in said designs
  • Pursue external funding for engagement, research and/or implementation of sustainable strategies and practices
  • Liaise with Office of Facilities regarding opportunities and implementation of projects and external funding pursuits. Develop and implement environmentally responsible cost savings initiatives
  • Develop collaborative relationships both within and external to the university in aims of accomplishing good works in an expanding scale of sustainability influence: university, city, county, state, etc.
  • With regard to sustainability, identify and understand issues, problems, and opportunities; compare data from different sources to draw conclusions; use effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; take action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.
  • Collaborate with educational programs across campus as sustainability related courses or instruction are further advanced throughout the curricula.
  • Other duties as specified by the Dean, CACP or the President, University.

  • At least five years of relevant experience in program administration or coordination.
  • At least three years of experience specifically related to sustainability programming
  • Familiarity with best practices and principles associated with sustainability and environmental conservation.
  • Excellent communication competencies, verbal and written including presentation and facilitation in a group setting.
  • Successful candidate must be self-directed, show initiative, be innovative, and dedicated to the cause, yet show balance in consideration of all perspectives contributing to the \"big picture\" of advancing sustainability.

Associated topics: administrative, administrative officer, administrative support, assistant, asso, associate, front desk, operation, records management, staff


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.