Fields: sustainability, environment, statistics, math, data analysis
Location: PortlandOR, Oregon
About the Organization: At Portland Community College, we’re doing our part to shrink our carbon footprint and promote healthy, equitable systems. As leaders in sustainable purchasing and green building practices for institutions of higher education, PCC demonstrates its commitment to sustainability in the following ways: As the only community college in the nation to be a founding member of the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council; By practicing a closed loop system on the PCC Rock Creek Campus, producing cafeteria food in campus gardens and returning food waste to the soil in the form of compost; By achieving LEED Platinum and Gold certifications while striving for Silver as the minimum on PCC’s newest construction projects.
About the Position: Portland Community College is recruiting for an enthusiastic, analytically-minded individual to join the college’s district sustainability team and advance the department’s important work. Under the direction of the Sustainability Manager, the Sustainability Analyst collects data and performs statistical analysis of sustainability indicators for current programs to determine their effectiveness and progress toward stated objectives. The position supports department leadership in researching new and proposed programs, projecting sustainability outcomes and determining overall program feasibility. The Sustainability Analyst reports results to varied audiences and represents the college and program at events, conferences and meetings. This position also assists the Sustainability Manager with a variety of district-wide projects and programs and plays a leadership role in implementing future initiatives in line with the college’s Climate Action Plan and Strategic Plan. Location is at Sylvania Campus – 12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, OR.
Special Requirements/Qualifications: The ideal candidate should be passionate about the college’s mission of equitable student success and advancing diversity, equity and inclusion through all college programming.
Bachelor’s degree in an area of Sustainability, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Engineering or related field (relevant experience may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis).
Demonstrated related professional experience in conducting research, performing statistical analysis, and evaluating environmental issues; Skill in researching and supporting the implementation of state of the art sustainable practices.
Knowledge and understanding of sustainability concepts, energy efficiency practices, DEQ Greenhouse reporting protocols, and EPA guidelines; Skill in analyzing and summarizing data gleamed from a variety of sources and preparing benchmark reports.
Demonstrated knowledge in statistical tools and analysis; Knowledge in various data collection and assessment methodologies.
Ability to organize and maintain complex/technical activities and handle multiple tasks concurrently.
Ability to perform analytical-related activities of large amounts of data and identify trends; Strong skills in MS Excel, Access and Word to combine and analyze large amounts of data from various sources, and generate reports and graphics.
Ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels, within and outside the college district; Skill in effectively communicating complex information verbally and in writing.
Estimated Salary: Starting salary range is $44,448 – $47,615/yr based on qualifications, experience, and internal equity. Full 2017/18 Salary Range is $44,448 to $77,071. Benefits include: Health, Dental, and Vision options; Group Life, Auto and Home Insurance; Retirement and tax deferred 403B plans, tuition waivers for employee + family
Deadline: ASAP / Until filled
Portland Community College