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Director of Campus Sustainability Programs and Facilities Project Manager

Company: Siena College
Location: Rensselaer
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description Located in Loudonville, New York - just 10 minutes from the state capital of Albany - Siena empowers more than 3,400 students each year through a transformative journey we call the Education for a Lifetime. All members of the Siena College community work together to advance the College's mission to graduate leaders intent on making the world more just, peaceful, and humane. That spirit reverberates across our 174-acre campus ranked among the 50 most beautiful college campuses in the country by Cond-- Nast. Job Description Responsible for leading the ongoing strategy, development, and implementation of the College's energy management and sustainability policies, programs, and operational practices. Monitors and analyzes energy consumption and costs. Analyzes and identifies technical and procedural ways to improve the efficiency of energy consumption on campus. Generates, oversees, develops, and promotes Siena College's energy conservation and sustainability-related activities involving both the operational and academic functions of the College. Engages all facets of the campus community in reducing the environmental footprint of the college, with the goal of working toward becoming a carbon neutral campus. Assists with the coordination of sustainability efforts among various campus entities and programs and assists our faculty by providing educational opportunities to students within the field of sustainability. Explores all avenues for grants that may be available from NYS, local utility companies and the private sector. Prepares sustainability supporting capital project budget requests and assigned briefs for senior management. Develops projections and forecasts, prepares reports, and serves as the key advisor to the Assistant Vice-President for Facilities on energy and sustainability matters. Perform facilities project management duties as assigned. These duties will include: project design assistance, drafting of consultant and contractor contracts, job site inspections, coordination with Facilities shops, assistance to the College Architect, assistance to the Director of Operations, cost estimating, submittal review and management of project close-out documents. Job Requirements A 4-year college degree. Certifications in the sustainability field are desired. Five plus years of experience working in the sustainability field. Five plus years of experience managing facilities maintenance and/or capital improvement projects. Candidates must possess a valid driver's license and insurability at the time of appointment and must maintain such license and insurability throughout the tenure of employment. A background screening will be required. Benefits: Siena College offers a generous benefit package to eligible full-time employees. The benefit package currently includes a retirement plan contribution equal to 10% of an eligible participant's compensation (as defined under the plan) after meeting the plan's eligibility requirements, and tuition reimbursement and exchange opportunities for eligible employees, spouses, and dependents. Eligible college employees currently enjoy a work schedule that includes half-day Fridays in the summer and an expansive holiday schedule, including up to two weeks off during winter break. Other perks currently include complimentary breakfast Thursdays in the dining hall, access to College community lectures and productions, complimentary College gym and library memberships, discounted and complimentary tickets to Siena Division I sporting events, and more. Opportunities for remote work may be available as well. Siena cares for and values each member of its workforce and actively supports upward mobility. We are a community of Siena Saints, and as we often say, the world needs more Saints. Eligibility for individual employee benefits is determined at the time of hire and is subject to the terms and condition of the individual benefit. Additional Information Siena College is a Franciscan and Catholic institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission. Siena College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. A COVID-19 vaccination is required for employees pursuant to the COVID-19 policy. Application Instructions Please submit cover letter, resume and contact information for 3 professional references:

Keywords: Siena College, Albany , Director of Campus Sustainability Programs and Facilities Project Manager, Executive , Rensselaer, New York

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