Sustainability Coordinator
Position Is Open Until Filled

Code: 18507 Posted: 06/27/2022

UW Parkside is a great place to start or enhance your career and is part of the UW Systems. The campus is nestled in 700 acres of woodland and prairie and two miles west of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, WI. At Parkside we offer good benefits and an opportunity to get involved in community projects and employee engagement activities. We are proud to have the most diverse student body in the UW System and work together to help our students, staff and faculty thrive. Find out why Parkside is where you belong.

UW Parkside has been a leader in Sustainable Landscape Management since its inception, starting with hundreds of acres of native plant community restoration and wildlife habitat integrated into the educational environment and managed as an extension of the more traditional indoor labs. Immediate access to these quality habitats has long given our students and faculty an unparalleled advantage in developing practical skills in ecology and environmental science. That tradition continues today with innovative partnerships with our neighbors and local conservation groups to enhance the existing habitats and increase their capacity to preserve water quality and promote biodiversity.

Position Title: Sustainability Coordinator

Employment Type: Full Time, Salaried

Reports To: The Sustainability Coordinator will report to the Director of Facilities Management

Pay Range: Starting at $51,700 

The Sustainability Coordinator leads and implements campus-wide sustainability initiatives in collaboration with University leadership, faculty, students, and community partners. This position is responsible for the development of partnerships, projects, programs, and training aimed at developing a culture of sustainability for the campus and the surrounding community. The work environment for this position is a blend of office work and work in the field.

Essential Job Functions

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Implements and executes established policies and procedures for a designated work unit to adhere to unit objectives and to align with established strategies
  • Schedules logistics and secures resources for a designated work unit to contribute to the day-to-day operational success
  • Analyzes data and trends, compiles progress reports, and provides appropriate recommendations or conclusions in support of the assigned operational work unit(s)
  • Assists, recommends, and advises staff on unit or program administrative issues, personnel matters, and budgetary problems
  • Serves on committees and attends meetings, representing the interests of the unit or program
  • Heavy calendar management, daily briefings, travel planning and arrangements.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least three years prior experience in an administrative support role of senior-level executive/leadership.
  • Proficient computer skills.

Although not required, the successful candidate for this position will possess familiarity with higher education institutions.

Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

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Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • The names and email addresses of three references

Review of Applications

Applications received by Monday, July 11th, 2022 will be given full consideration. Position is open until filled. 

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Amanda Joncas
Available Until: 08/03/2022

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