The UCOP Sustainability Reporting and Outreach Coordinator will work closely with the Associate Directors and the Director of Sustainability to advance the University of California’s progress towards meeting its aggressive Carbon Neutrality and sustainability goals. This Fellow will oversee communications and outreach activities, analyze sustainability data and report on progress toward system wide goals, support UC student Fellows, and help advance sustainability programs within UCOP’s internal operations.
Projects and tasks will include some of the following:
• Collect, analyze, and compile data and qualitative information for UC’s Annual Sustainability Report and federal reports
• Produce the department’s bi-weekly newsletter, manage the Twitter account, update website content
• Support and help coordinate the activities of the campus Carbon Neutrality Fellows
• Develop other projects and support system-wide sustainability work groups (topics TBD depending on interest and experience).
• Assist with sustainability projects in the Office of the President’s internal operations (e.g., the recommendations outlined in the waste and water action plans and transportation best practices guide)
• Help organize Sustainability Steering Committee and Global Climate Leadership Council meetings
• Advise on the development of programs around climate resiliency and diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The position will provide significant opportunities to develop professionally, including:
• Understanding how a sustainability program is managed within a large organization
• Tracking, analyzing, and reporting on sustainability metrics
• Developing and implementing communications and outreach strategies across multiple sites and multiple stakeholder groups within a large organization
• Gaining experience in project management
• Understanding best practices across a range of sustainability operations topics (e.g., waste, water, food, transportation, energy, purchasing, etc.)
SEI is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to reflect the diverse communities we serve, especially those most impacted by climate change and other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustices. Persons of color, persons with disabilities, older adults, and members of the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply.