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.
Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/leave/annualsum/univstaff.pdf
Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
HOW TO APPLY:
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
- 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.
Legal Notices and Important Information
Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. (see TC1 - App. 4 and p. 12)
Note: Criminal Background Check – The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applications should relate to the duties of the job.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
UW-Parkside is committed to providing an environment in which our diverse community of students, faculty, and staff can thrive. We aspire to foster a more equitable and inclusive climate and culture between and among students, faculty, and staff, and to improve justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in every aspect of campus life. Please visit The Office of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for additional information.
It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available here. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.
Transcripts will be required upon hire.
Available Until: 08/03/2022