The Human Service Chamber of Franklin County (HSC) is a nonprofit chamber of commerce that provides advocacy and professional services to 165 health and human services agencies (“members”) in Franklin County.
The Sustainability Manager educates and consults on embracing environmentally sustainable practices for the Human Service Chamber of Franklin County (HSC) members, health and human service nonprofit organizations. The position seeks out appropriate programs, educates members, and assists in identifying funding opportunities in helping member organizations develop and achieve sustainability goals in their organizations.
Note: this job listing will close at 5pm on February 8, 2023.
Job Title, Status, Salary and Benefits
Title: Sustainability Manager
Status: Full-Time Employee
Salary: $55,000 to $65,000, commensurate with experience
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The essential functions include but are not limited to the following:
- Conduct research, analysis, and public process to identify and develop innovative and effective programs to improve the overall sustainability of the member organization including reviewing initiatives, challenges, costs, benefits, funding sources and results.
- Develop relationships with sustainability program providers, government resources and other area partners.
- Develop relationships with HSC members to share sustainability strategies, best practices, resources, and build public awareness in accessing sustainability services.
- Assist members to analyze their programs and practices to evaluate and assess their environmental sustainability status and impacts.
- Assist members in researching and developing grant opportunities and other programs to improve or implement environmentally sustainable practices.
- Conduct training and educational sessions to promote sustainable practices in agency operations.
- Create materials that will be sent to and shared with members and the public.
- Track engagement across various platforms and make data-driven decisions.
- Establish a presence at meetings, events, conferences, and community roundtables.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Education & Work Experience
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Three to five years related professional experience including research and implementation of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and general sustainability programs
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
- Knowledge and experience in environmental management, climate change, energy efficiency, renewable energy and environmental sustainability principles.
- Ability to research, analyze and synthesize complex information, develop and present recommendations and prepare concise written reports, correspondence and recommendations.
- Excellent verbal & written communication and presentation skills
- Self-motivated to meet goals
- Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
- Effective in working autonomously and managing timelines, multiple projects and project budgets
- Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with business contacts, the general public, boards, consultants, and nonprofit employees at all levels of the organization
- Some local travel to other locations for meetings and other business-related needs and attendance at evening meetings and occasional weekend work
- Nonprofit or health and human service experience is a plus
- Ability to promote and adheres to HSC’s mission, vision and values, policies and applicable laws in a fair and equitable manner
- Capable of learning or using Google Workspace (equivalent of Microsoft Office)
Employees are expected to embrace certain shared values including:
- Kindness, Compassion, and Empathy
- Diversity, Inclusion, and Justice
- Honesty and Integrity
- Openness and Transparency
Work Environment & Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.
Work is typically performed in an indoor office. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit or stand, walk, talk, and listen; the employee may occasionally have to stoop, bend, reach, and lift up to 20 pounds. Employees need manual dexterity to operate standard office equipment and a personal computer, clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities to discern verbal instructions and to communicate effectively with others and visual acuity to comprehend written work instructions and review, evaluate, and prepare a variety of written materials and documents.
The Human Service Chamber of Franklin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug-free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.
To apply, please submit the following materials to HumanServiceChamber@gmail.com:
- Cover letter (strongly encouraged)
- Any other materials you would like to consider as part of your application.
If you find it easier, you can use this Google Form.
This job listing will close at 5pm on February 8, 2023.
To apply for this job email your details to HumanServiceChamber@gmail.com