Sustainability Analyst
at Indiana University

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

Job Description



Department Information

Sustain IU seeks to empower staff, faculty and students to ensure a lasting positive impact. Our mission is to identify and promote sustainable solutions that reduce environmental impacts while supporting an equitable and prosperous IU, now and into the future. As we do this work on the Bloomington campus and across the University, we also provide hands on learning opportunities for IU students in the areas of waste reduction, energy conservation, climate mitigation and adaptation, procurement, landscape and environmental quality, food, sustainable business, and more.

Learn more about Sustain IU: here

Job Summary

Analyzes, reports, and recommends university sustainability best practices across a variety of areas including waste and recycling, food, transportation, landscape, procurement, energy and the built environment. Supports key initiatives in sustainability and ensures progress that aligns with University goals and priorities. Facilitates and collaborates with campus partners to ensure progress of Sustain IU working groups. Mentors associated Sustain IU interns. Conducts data tracking and reporting related to the Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System (STARS), administered by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Ed. Collaborates on data tracking and reporting across Capital Planning and Facility (CPF) units and across campuses, ensuring alignment between sustainability analysis and CPF priorities. Supports the University Director on system-wide sustainability efforts as well as other duties as needed.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in environmental or sustainability sciences or a related field and three years of experience in campus sustainability, sustainability/environmental analysis, or project management in sustainability.

Combinations of education and related experience will be considered.

Possess a valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.

Strong understanding of sustainability theory, including issues of environmental integrity, economic vitality and social equity, as well as local, national and global sustainability initiatives and best practices. Understanding of the research process and research experience. Ability to collect, analyze, and produce concise, technical reports about complex data. Engaging, effective, and organized project manager with experience delivering results. Experience and professionalism in student mentorship. Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with management and analysis of large data sets, reporting findings both in writing and through presentations, and managing complex team projects. Experience using geographic information systems and statistics to summarize data.

Work Location

Bloomington, Indiana

Job Classification

Salary Plan: PAE

Salary Grade: 3AD

FLSA: Exempt

Job Function: General Admin

Posting Disclaimer

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but it will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Bloomington, IN
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 1/13/2020

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