Campus Energy & Sustainability Manager Classification - Administrator I Time base - Full-Time
This recruitment will remain open until filled. A review of applications will begin Monday, April 30, 2018 and the review period may end at any time thereafter.
ABOUT THE CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY MARITIME ACADEMY: Established in 1929, California State University Maritime Academy, a campus of the California State University, is the only degree-granting maritime academy on the West Coast. Located on a scenic waterfront site in Vallejo, the campus serves a student population of approximately 1100 undergraduates and 50 graduate students. The campus currently offers undergraduate degrees in Mechanical Engineering, Facilities Engineering Technology, Marine Engineering Technology, Marine Transportation, Global and Maritime Studies, and Business Administration. A master's degree in Transportation and Engineering Management is offered as well as a number of extended learning programs and courses.
POSITION SUMMARY: Under the general direction of the President, the Campus Energy & Sustainability Manager (CESM) provides leadership, teamwork, direction, and stewardship for the entire campus in the area of sustainability and energy; which includes coordination of operations, installations, and improvements of the campus utility infrastructure and environmental systems, and will be proactive in identifying and securing funds made available through external agencies, grants, and other relevant industry partners. The CESM will research, coordinate, identify and implement environmental stewardship best practices and programs to support student learning and faculty sustainability research and teaching, and will develop operational implementation guidelines and manage the process for sustainability practices and the communication of results, guiding the campus toward establishing California State University Maritime Academy as a leader in sustainability and energy innovation within the CSU system and at the state, regional, and national levels.
A background check (including a criminal records check and fingerprinting) must be satisfactorily completed before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.
Duties may involve the use of a state vehicle, which would necessitate possession of a valid California driver's license and the successful completion of the campus Defensive Driving examination.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Education: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, Energy Management, sustainability related disciplines, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field(s).
Experience: Minimum of two years' experience in Sustainability/Environmental related programs, or progressively responsible experience in managing complex or technical Environmental programs.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Principles of Sustainability and Energy conservation practices and measures that would apply to commercial, industrial, residential and public customers; principles of heat and heat transfer; general industrial processes involving heating, cooling and process heat; construction and building lighting and HVAC systems; alternative energy sources.
Higher education sustainability community measures of effectiveness.
Knowledge of ASHEE - STARS sustainability system.
Relevant Federal, State and local rules, regulations and codes related to energy consumption and conservation.
Automated facility management systems and supporting equipment.
Energy management methods and practical energy efficiency principles.
Principles of project management.
Strategies for improving utility usage efficiency and concepts related to high performance buildings.
Previous experience in the development and support of Sustainability Programs.
Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to interact with a variety of groups, including local government or civic organizations, private citizens, and University employees.
Critical thinking skills essential for developing and implementing sustainability initiatives.
Ability to collaborate, and coordinate efforts among internal departments or external agencies.
Experience in program management, particularly with planning methods and coordinating programs, as well as budget preparation and monitoring.
Ability to effectively analyze and monitor natural resource usage and recycling.
Ability to educate people on the importance of sustainability initiatives.
Ability to obtain funding for projects through rebate applications, grants, and project proposals.
Ability to create marketing materials, such as websites or online media, to generate awareness of sustainability issues.
Ability to stay abreast of new federal and state legislation affecting the field.
Ability to gather data on eco-friendly building practices or waste stream management to provide recommendations to management.
Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, blueprints and directions.
Ability to interpret plans and specifications.
Ability to set up, maintain, and evaluate detailed records, graphs, bar charts, etc.
Ability to manage projects efficiently and provide status updates.
Ability to develop short and long-range plans.
Possession of a Certified Professional Engineering (PE), and/or Energy Manager or related license is preferred.
Possession of a LEED Green Associate (GA) or Accredited Professional (AP) certification from the US Green Building Council is preferred.
ISSP Sustainability Associate (ISSP-SA) or ISSP Certified Sustainability Professional (ISSP-CSP) or equivalent certification is preferred.
Ability to facilitate energy audits, interpret and apply regulations and standards related to energy conservation measures.
Work experience in an academic setting, ideally higher education
Previous general working knowledge of energy conservation practices.
Bachelor's Degree in Environmental engineering or closely associated degree with sustainability community of interest
ISSP Sustainability Associate (ISSP-SA) or ISSP Certified Sustainability Professional (ISSP-CSP) or equivalent certification
Working Knowledge of ISO 20121 and 21929/30 standards
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with education and experience.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested parties must submit the Cal Maritime Employment Application, a cover letter and resume. Apply on-line at http://www.csum.edu/web/hr/careers. Based upon a review of applications and accompanying documents, only those persons whose qualifications best match job requirements will be interviewed. Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of interview appointments by telephone or email.
BENEFITS: The California State University Maritime Academy offers a premium benefit package for qualifying positions that includes outstanding vacation, health, and dental plans; life and disability insurances; pension (CalPERS); tuition fee waiver; and 14 paid holidays per year.
ELIGIBILITY TO WORK: Applicants must provide proof of U.S. citizenship or authorization to work in the United States within three days of the date of hire.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with a Disability
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Located in Vallejo, California, The California Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime) is a unique and specialized campus of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system. We are one of only seven degree-granting maritime academies in the United States ? and the only one on the West Coast.