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Requisition ID:  10021

Sustainability Coordinator

Job Summary

*Updated March 23, 2020*: All interview and hiring processes will be postponed until later specified. At this time, we are still accepting applications.


Reporting to the Assistant Director of Sustainability within the Campus Planning and Sustainability Group, the Sustainability Coordinator will work on, and in some cases manage, Purdue sustainability initiatives. This position will be very active in engaging with the campus community. This person will both advocate for, demonstrate, and present improved sustainability performance for Purdue University Physical Facilities.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in sustainability, environmental management, architecture, engineering, or other related field
  • Two years of successful sustainability program design and sustainability program implementation
  • Experience in developing presentation materials
  • Demonstrated ability to work on projects independently and solve poorly defined problems
  • Ability to communicate clearly - writing, speaking, graphics
  • Ability to analyze data and develop actionable findings
  • Self-directed, comfort in ambiguity and working through poorly defined problems
  • Attention to detail and follow-up
  • Willingness to engage a variety of stakeholders and change management
  • A valid US or Canadian Driver's license


  • Master's degree
  • Green building accreditation (LEED, WELL, LFA, Fitwel, etc.) 

Additional Information: 

  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position  
  • A Background Check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period 
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

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