Friday, November 15, 2013

Graduating Soon? Job Opening!

Assistant Project Manager for Environmental Dashboard

The Environmental Studies Program at Oberlin College invites applications for “Assistant Project Manager for Environmental Dashboard”.

  This is a one-year grant funded position (potentially renewable based on grant support) intended for a recent college graduate.   The hire will assist in development, management, assessment and communication related to “Environmental Dashboard”.  This novel
 technology combines environmentally and socially contextualized real-time feedback on resource consumption and environmental conditions in buildings and cities with pro-environmental images and text drawn from community members (see www.oberlindashboard.org).

  The goal is to develop, test and disseminate this as a technology and approach that enhances “systems thinking” and pro-environmental identity and that can be adopted by communities throughout the Great Lakes and beyond.  The incumbent will assist in all aspects of project management including overseeing students workers, coordination among community partners (including public school teachers, city government, businesses and non-profits) managing the website, assisting in research, assisting in curriculum development (K-12 & college), representing the project and soliciting participation from other communities.  Important skills and experiences include excellent oral and written communication, project management, web management, strong computer aptitude, and a demonstrated interest in promoting environmental sustainability.  Exceptional organizational skills and a high level of responsibility are essential.  Review of applicants begins November 25, position starts 1/6/14.  A complete job description including instructions for applying is posted at:


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