Assistant Director of Sustainability and Energy Ma

Canton, NY

St. Lawrence University

St. Lawrence University invites applications for an Assistant Director of Sustainability and Energy Management position. Reporting to the Chief Facilities Officer, the assistant director of sustainability and energy management provides the expertise and leadership to articulate and assist St. Lawrence University in delivering on its sustainability commitment. This position requires development of near and longer-term strategies and implements approved projects and programs necessary for the university to successfully meet its Climate Action Plan (CAP). This plan calls for St. Lawrence University to work towards achieving climate neutrality by 2040. We seek an innovative person with excellent interpersonal and leadership skills who will collaborate with partners both on and off campus to ensure the university meets the goals outlined in the CAP. This position also must be available to provide on-call manager responsibilities during assigned times.

Required Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in Engineering (Energy, Environmental, Mechanical, Electrical, Civil), Environmental Science, Sustainability, or related field.
  • At least 5 years of experience in green/sustainability-related project management. A Master’s degree and three years experience may be considered.
  • Strong oral and writing skills, including formal and informal presentations, and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of stakeholders, including faculty, facilities, board members, and students
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills with a commitment to consensus building and collaboration
  • Demonstrated data management skills required.

Interested applicants must apply online at uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit

Posted: 11/20/2019