Director of Campus Sustainability Program

Salisbury University   Salisbury, MD   Full-time     Education
Posted on September 7, 2022
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Director of Campus Sustainability Program


Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 62 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.


Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of Campus Sustainability Program.


Primary Job Duties: Serve as the Program Director and Chair of the University Sustainability Committee. Foster a culture of sustainability across all divisions of the University and among students, faculty, and staff. Identify, prioritize, and manage institutional sustainability initiatives including the use of student Green Fund resources. Plan and develop short- and long-range sustainability programs and provide annual progress reports. Collaborate and network with local jurisdictions and peer USM institutions to support local and regional sustainability initiatives and maintain knowledge of sustainability best practices on college campuses. Advise Physical Plant and Architectural & Engineering Services on sustainability best practices for operations and maintenance and design and construction.


Minimum Qualifications: At least five years’ job related experience.  Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies, Engineering, Urban Planning, or Construction Management or related field. Proficient with sustainability standards such as LEED and Green Globes.


Must be detail oriented and have excellent interpersonal, customer service, organization and planning, prioritization, problem solving, follow through, time management, and oral and written communication skills.  Also, must be flexible and possess the ability to successfully manage multiple tasks in a high energy, fast paced setting and work well under pressure, work independently and in a team-oriented environment.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite is required. 


Preferred Qualifications:  LEED AP or WELL AP certification


This is a full-time, exempt State position with a full benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.


Visit our website to apply online and submit a resume by September 30, 2022 to be given full consideration.  The position will remain open until filled. Only applications submitted through Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System will be considered. Any other documents, including a cover letter, must be uploaded with your online application. No documents will be accepted via e-mail. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted.


Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our institution, today and in the future.  To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit  


Salisbury University (SU) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunities to all qualified people.  To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics.  Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President, Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, 100 Holloway Hall, Tel. (410) 548-3508.