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Urban Sustainability Program Manager
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Yale University | New Haven, CT
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Job Description

Essential Duties

1. Works closely with leadership, internal and external colleagues, and community residents to develop and implement collaborative urban sustainability programs and events. Initial priorities will include transportation and land use. Others will be added as the city embarks on its 10-year greening strategy, New Haven 2025. 2. Develops and implements a strategy to engage members of the Yale community on programs related to New Haven and CT sustainability both online and in-person. This will include events and programming and promotion of various employee benefits related to sustainability - particularly transportation. It will also include oversight of the development and analysis of a biannual survey, creating and maintaining website content, and maintaining a vibrant social media presence. 3. Manages a portfolio of transportation-related university programs, including on-campus bike-sharing and car-sharing initiatives as well as resources for Yale employee and student commuters. 4. Develops metrics to identify and measure the success of various programs related to sustainability - particularly transportation. Recommends programmatic or communications adjustments based on knowledge of Yale and New Haven sustainability priorities. 5. Identifies, solicits, and cultivates community partnerships and collaborations to assist in the development and growth of Yale and New Haven sustainability initiatives. 6. Represents Yale University in meetings and at events with officials in the City of New Haven, the State of CT, and other institutions in the region to address various urban infrastructure challenges and enhance the ecological, social, and economic vitality of the region. 7. Offers presentations about Yale Sustainability programs at orientations for students, staff, and faculty, and at other events and meetings as-needed, both on and off campus. 8. Identifies outreach potential and promotes philanthropic and collaborative support of the specific projects and programs. 9. As-needed, oversees student employees. 10. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in a related field and two years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Background Check Requirements

All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Position Focus:

The Urban Sustainability Program Manager is responsible for leading key efforts to enhance collaboration between Yale and area partners on transportation, community engagement, land use, and biodiversity.This position promotes sustainability both within Yale and the New Haven community, in-person and through the use of online platforms, and partners with managers from various city departments and non-governmental organizations as part of Yale's effort to enhance collaboration between Yale, New Haven, and the surrounding region.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

Master's degree and experience in higher education or environment or with municipal sustainability / urban planning.

Posting Disclaimer

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

Affirmative Action Statement:

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual's sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University's Title IX Coordinator, at TitleIX@yale.edu, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: ocr.boston@ed.gov.