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: P roject Specialist
Job Category: Grant
Post Date: July 17, 2023
Close Date: N/A
Salary Range: $45,000 - $65,000
The Office Sustainability Institute is seeking candidates for
Program Coordinator role.
Working closely with the Manager of Policy and Planning the Program
coordinator is responsible for researching best practices related
to sustainable development for municipalities and schools and
support the implementation of them in the Sustainable Jersey
programs with particular emphasis on local land use planning and
- Respond to inquiries from program participants such as
municipal and school staff and green team members related to
assigned topics and project areas. Review submissions to
certification programs on assigned policy areas.
- Conduct research on sustainability policies, best practices and
emerging models; contribute to the creation of models, guides and
tools to support local governments to implement recommended best
practices; write reports with analysis and recommendations.
- Work with program partners and stakeholder groups to identify
emerging sustainability policy issues, to develop solutions and
implement outreach and assistance programs.
- Provide technical assistance and coordinate local pilot
projects in municipalities and schools to assist them in completing
Sustainable Jersey actions.
- Contribute to the completion of grant/contract deliverables and
the preparation of reports for external government and foundation
clients. Support efforts to identify funding opportunities and
prepare grant proposals.
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
- Minimum of one year experience working in land-use planning,
public policy, local municipal government or similar
- Bachelor degree in urban planning, public policy, or
- Graduate degree in planning or related field.
- A preference for local municipal experience in New Jersey with
an understanding of climate change, its impacts at the local level
and policies and activities municipalities can undertake to be more
- American Institute of Certified Planner (AICP) certification
an/or certified licensed New Jersey Professional Planner
- Preference for demonstrated skills in ArcGIS.
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, including the
fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the
Qualified candidates should apply online at: email@example.com
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
references by the closing date listed above to: firstname.lastname@example.org
. 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.