Advert ID: 20007823
University of Newcastle
Job Ref #4606
A unique opportunity to develop, lead and implement the Environment Sustainability, driving resource efficiency and creating a vibrant green campus.
Look to the future
The University of Newcastle stands as a global leader distinguished by a commitment to equity and excellence. Our vision is to be a world-leading University for our regions and creating a better future for our regions and the globe.
Our Looking Ahead Strategic Plan 2020-2025 outlines our commitment to providing exemplar leadership in sustainable resource management. As an aspiring leader in sustainability outcomes and practices in our regions and the higher education sector, we will deliver a clear action path for positive change that will improve the University's environmental sustainability performance, and result in lasting financial and social benefits.
Be challenged and imagine with us
We seek a Sustainability Manager that has a passion for collaborating and driving resource efficiency whilst focusing on building green campuses for our connected and vibrant local communities. We are looking for an experienced people leader that can deliver business improvement and sustainability initiatives.
You will lead a small team as well as support colleagues across the Infrastructure and Facilities Services (IFS) teams in delivering improvements to renewable energy, carbon neutrality, water reduction, resource recovery, biodiversity improvements and staff/student engagement and are managed to best practice standards.
You will also be the subject matter expert, providing advice, reviewing and assisting key stakeholders on environmental sustainability matters.
To be successful, you will possess:
This is a rare opportunity to work in a diverse organisation with a dedicated team where individual effort is part of something much bigger.
As part of the University’s commitment to increasing Indigenous employment within its workforce, we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants.
This role is offered as a full-time, permanent position and is based at Callaghan campus and is not a role that will be remotely located.
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Why commit to us?
The University of Newcastle is a Top 200 University in the world by QS World University Rankings 2021and a Top 10 University in Australia.
The remuneration for this position is from $100,654 + 17% superannuation and is commensurate with experience.
From a flexible working environment to discounts in private health insurance and gym memberships, we offer access to a wide range of employee benefits including salary packaging. You can learn more about these at https://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/jobs-at-uon/benefits-at-a-glance
We provide opportunities for all people regardless of their background and experience, and this philosophy is reflected across all that we do.
Let’s create this future together. Here’s how to join us, click on ‘Apply now’:
Applications for this position will only be accepted from those with Australian residency or a valid work permit.
Closing date: Sunday, 25 April 2021
We are excited to be Looking Ahead with you.