Associate Director of Sustain Coastal

South Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jul 07, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Associate Director of Sustain Coastal

Coastal Carolina University is currently accepting applications for the following position: Associate Director of Sustain Coastal (Program Coordinator II). 

Duties include, but are not limited to: directs, plans, and organizes the daily operations of Sustain Coastal; directs, supervises, and evaluates assigned staff and supervisors; directs the completion of Coastal Carolina University’s Climate Action Plan to set targets and interim milestones for becoming climate neutral; collect data for and complete sustainability assessments such as the AASHE STARS and a biennial greenhouse gas inventory; oversee collection and analysis of data on CCU’s energy use, material flows, transportation strategies, and purchasing policies from across campus as a part of the implementation process for the development of sustainability projects on campus; provide leadership and guidance in organizing events involving students, faculty, and staff to promote university-wide sustainability practices and an environmentally-mindful culture; inform the community of our progress, identify future opportunities, and motivate others to be actively involved in sustainability efforts; spearhead internal efforts toward more sustainable operations such as reducing waste, increase waste diversion efforts, reducing energy usage, and increasing solar energy projects on campus; directly tasking the Sustainability and Waste Diversion Coordinator’s with implementation of objectives outlined in climate action plans; models, promotes and ensures exceptional customer service delivery to all constituents, including but not limited to, faculty, staff, students, visitors and the community at large; represent CCU as a leader in the community regarding sustainability, both managing opportunities and initiating relationships; assists with formulation, allocation, and maintenance of departmental budget; and performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements: A bachelor's degree and relevant program experience are required.  A valid driver's license is also required. A master’s degree in Sustainability or Environmental Science and two (2) years project and/or team management experience is preferred.  Education and experience should combine a strong set of interrelated expertise in areas including, but not limited to, supervision, sustainability and environmental science.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.


Interested applicants may apply online at or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Coastal Carolina University, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Applicants should include a cover letter, resume and contact information for three (3) professional references. Deadline to apply:  July 13, 2021.


Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.


Program Coordinator II (AH40/148092), full-time position with benefits. SC State pay band: 06. Normal work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Must be flexible to meet special scheduling needs of the University.