[NEES] Bard CEP Position in Sustainability Leadership Training


Another interesting job opportunity.

From: North East Environmental Studies Group [NEES@listserv.ursinus.edu] on behalf of Eban Goodstein [ebangood@BARD.EDU]
Sent: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 1:25 PM
To: NEES@listserv.ursinus.edu
Subject: [NEES] Bard CEP Position in Sustainability Leadership Training

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Bard Center for Environmental Policy

Workshop Facilitator

Bard College’s Center for Environmental Policy seeks applicants for a full time position as Workshop Facilitator for the C2C Fellows Project, which provides weekend training opportunities for undergraduates and recent graduates who aspire to sustainability leadership in business and politics. The Workshop Facilitator, working with the Project Director and Bard CEP graduate students, will organize, recruit for, and help lead C2C Fellows workshops around the country. Additional duties include oversight of the project webpage, management of communications and social media, and support for fund-raising.

The successful applicant will have a Bachelor?s Degree with experience in event organizing, preferably in green business or politics. Excellent public speaking skills and experience facilitating group discussions are particularly desired. The position is for one-year and may be renewable, depending on funding.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled. Please send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of at least three references by email only to hr12050@bard.edu. Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals who contribute to its diversity.


Automatic reply: [esopps] Position Announcement: Sustainability Fellows at Skidmore College

I am out of the office until August 3rd and in the interim it may take me up to a week to respond to your email. For urgent matters please contact Donna Plank (dplank@gettysburg.edu), Administrative Assistant of the Environmental Studies Department.

Position Announcement: Sustainability Fellows at Skidmore College

Alums, see below for a great opportunity.


From: North East Environmental Studies Group [mailto:NEES@listserv.ursinus.edu] On Behalf Of Michael Marx
Sent: Friday, July 13, 2012 2:13 PM
To: NEES@listserv.ursinus.edu
Subject: [NEES] Position Announcement: Sustainability Fellows at Skidmore College

Dear NEES Colleagues,

Our Office of Sustainability has two newly created two-year, full-time positions as Sustainability Fellows that may be ideal for your recent graduates or alumni.   I would appreciate your sharing the position announce below.   If you have any questions, please contact me or 

Riley Neugebauer, our Sustainability Coordinator (rneugeba@skidmore.edu

In peace,


 The office of Sustainable Skidmore at Skidmore College seeks two full-time Sustainability Fellows. Each position is a two year appointment, funded through the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation. The Fellows report to the Sustainability Coordinator and work closely with one another, the Coordinator for the Environmental Studies Program, managers within Facilities Services, Skidmore’s Campus Sustainability Committee, the student Sustainability Rep Program, the North Woods Stewards, the Environmental Action Club, and other constituencies on and off campus. 

The Sustainability Fellow for Communication and Outreach will assist in managing communication internally and externally for the Sustainable Skidmore office. He/She will create and implement programs related to sustainability for students and employees, aid in sustainability assessment, build alumni connections, and manage the Sustainability Rep Program. The Fellow will have an excellent opportunity to make an impact both on the ongoing operations of the College, and, through communication and outreach activities, on the development of future leaders. 

The Sustainability Fellow for Projects will assist in recruiting and managing student staff in the North Woods Stewards Program, the Skidmore Student Conservation Corps, composting, and other areas. He/she will create and carry out various educational events and programs related to sustainability, assist in planning related to land use management, and aid in sustainability assessment which includes collecting data for a greenhouse gas inventory and climate action plan. The Fellow will have an excellent opportunity to make an impact both on the ongoing operations of the College, and, through educational and planning activities, on the development of future leaders. 

Qualifications: BA or BS, strong written and verbal skills, a creative approach to problem-solving, and comfort in working with students, faculty, and staff from across the College. The successful candidate should have skills in organizing and compiling information across a broad range of topics. 

Experience with digital communication, online tools, and with designing and facilitating training programs, educational programs, and general event-planning in areas related to sustainability is desirable. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in sustainability programs in higher education, state or corporate sustainability offices, or nonprofit organizations, and to those candidates who have experience coordinating and facilitating meetings and programs with students. Candidates interested in the Sustainability Fellow for Projects should have experience with hands-on tasks such as composting and trail maintenance. 

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

To learn more about and apply for this position please visit us online at: 


Skidmore is a highly selective liberal arts college that fosters creative approaches to teaching and learning. With its relatively small size and student-faculty ratio, the College is a close-knit academic community. Skidmore’s faculty of teacher-scholars are devoted to the instruction and mentoring of approximately 2,400 talented undergraduate men and women from some 47 states and 46 countries. 

We encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations; women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. 

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, military or marital status, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or prior arrest or conviction record or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. 

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result. 


Michael Steven Marx, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English

Director, The Environmental Studies Program

Director, Expository Writing

Skidmore College

Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

(518) 580-5173

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