To enrich education through diversity, The College of New
Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is dedicated to the
goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to teaching
and working in a diverse environment, and strongly encourages
applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities
Job Title: Project Specialist-Sustainability
Job Category: Grant
Post Date: April 25, 2023
Close Date: N/A
Salary: $45,000 - $65,000
For non-unit positions, salary commensurate with experience and
is accompanied by a competitive benefits package.
The Office Sustainability Institute is seeking candidates for
Research and Project Specialist role.The Sustainability Institute
at the College of New Jersey seeks a creative and motivated person
to join our team working on a portfolio of emerging energy and
sustainable development issues. Candidates should be able to work
effectively in a fast-paced and creative team environment and also
complete policy research projects with minimal supervision.
- Respond to inquiries from program participants such as
municipal and school staff and green team members; work with
stakeholder groups to identify issues and case studies.
- Conduct research on policies and best practices; write reports
with analysis and recommendations.
- Assess projects and documentation of municipal and school
- Provide technical assistance to municipalities and schools to
assist them in completing Sustainable Jersey actions.
- Assist with outreach activity, workshops, and
- Assist Program Manager with gathering internal data for
periodic grant reporting and other data needs.
Persons with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations
in order to perform the essential functions of the position. If the
requested accommodation(s) cannot be made because it would cause
the employer undue hardship, the applicant may not be eligible for
- Two to five years of experience
- Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field such as public policy,
urban planning, engineering, public or business
- Associate’s degree in a related field plus a minimum of three
to five years of full-time work experience in a relevant
- Master’s degree in policy-related field preferred.
- Experience working with local governments or community
organizations on sustainability issues preferred.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently.
- Demonstrated ability to learn quickly and work well in a
fast-paced team environment.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills, including
ability to communicate complex policy issues for non-specialist
audiences in presentations and reports.
- Ability to conduct public policy research and synthesize
findings for non-specialist audiences in presentations and written
- Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to
organize meetings, maintain diverse contact networks, and manage
multiple priorities on schedule within deadline.
Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful
completion of a background check and reference checks.
TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national
recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ
has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and
is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive
colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75
"Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of
American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the
northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report.
TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the
Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa
chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and
universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the
foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts
& Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social
Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and
Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a
commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by
train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is
set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known
for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings.
Qualified candidates should apply online at: firstname.lastname@example.org
and submit a
letter of interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact
information for three professional references. Applications will be
considered until a viable candidate is selected.
If you are applying under the New Jersey "SAME" program, your
supporting documents (Schedule A or B letter), resume (CV), as well
as the names and contact information for three professional
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. For more information on
the SAME program visit their website at: https://nj.gov/csc/same/overview/index.shtml
, email: SAME@csc.nj.gov, or call CSC at: 833-691-0404.
In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70,
effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain
positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey
residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet
the requirements listed.