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Sustainability Manager, American University

About the Department/Unit

American University is proud to be a leader in sustainability. Sustainability is a culture that’s visible the moment you step onto campus. Green buildings incorporate energy efficient technologies and a focus on human health. Environmentally conscious grounds management means we plant local and adaptive species. We use solar energy, strive for zero waste, and work with community partners to offer sustainable transportation. The culture of sustainability is evident through faculty research efforts, student involvement, and staff practices. These are just some of the elements that contribute to American University’s commitment to having a small footprint.


This position manages campus sustainability outreach, communications, education, and behavior change initiatives. This position requires applied knowledge of sustainability principles; the ability to connect outreach and education efforts with university sustainability goals; extensive collaboration with students, faculty and staff; and supervision of student employees.
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