Jobs

Please see below for sustainability-related job openings at Yale University.

Staff Positions

Sustainability Data Analyst

The Sustainability Data Analyst is responsible for identifying appropriate methodologies for and evaluating sustainability metrics related to the institution’s sustainability goals and reporting initiatives, both internally and externally. The primary responsibility of this position is to plan, direct, and oversee the development of quantitative and qualitative data to support and measure progress of sustainability initiatives at Yale. The person in this role must be able to communicate strategically and effectively through data, and will be responsible for interpreting results and ensuring data accuracy. The deliverables produced in this position will contribute to the coverage Yale receives around its sustainability efforts, and affects whether Yale upholds its reputation as an industry leader in higher education sustainability. This position is responsible for assessing the quantitative and qualitative outcomes of sustainability reporting and making recommendations for 1) key points to communicate and 2) how to potentially improve programming. This position requires discretion around sensitive data intended to stay internal within Yale.

Only applications that are submitted through the Yale HR website will be considered. This position will be open until it is filled, but candidates should apply through the Yale HR website by June 30 for priority consideration.

Sustainability Engagement Manager

The Sustainability Engagement Manager is responsible for leading efforts to increase visibility across the student population and engage students in advancing the institution’s sustainability goals. This position enhances collaboration across Yale’s residential colleges and professional schools and contributes to the planning and management of key visibility events such as Celebrate Sustainability and Earth Day. This position may require some evening/weekend hours. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
 
Undergraduate Programming: Manage Yale College Sustainability Liaisons in 14 residential colleges to execute Yale College Sustainability Action Plans. Train incoming students annually, act as a liaison to college Operations Managers and Facilities Superintendents, and coordinate regular reporting on plan goals. Support programming and communications with student interest groups, including management of social media campaigns, student newsletters and related materials. Manage relationships with Yale College Council, Yale Student Environmental Coalition, and other strategic partnerships.
 
Bulldog Sustainability: Direct student engagement in sustainability with members of Bulldog Sustainability. Train incoming students annually to facilitate programming that engages Yale Athletic teams, act as a liaison to Facilities Superintendents, and support programming and communications.
 
Professional School Programming: Direct student engagement in sustainability across Yale’s graduate and professional schools. Update and support implementation of sustainability action plans. Facilitate communications across organizations; track and support progress on goals.
 
Spring Salvage: Manage Yale’s end of the year move-out program, including planning, communications, liaising with residential college leadership, coordination with external donation partners, hiring and management of 30 student workers, and reporting.
 
Event Management: Support organization and execution of high-profile campus-wide events, including Celebrate Sustainability week in October and Earth Week April. Manage student activities with undergraduate and graduate & professional school students. The following Essential Duties are generic in nature; the information contained in this Position Focus are most relevant to this position.
 

Only applications that are submitted through the Yale HR website will be considered. This position will be open until it is filled, but candidates should apply through the Yale HR website by June 30 for priority consideration.

Student Positions

Bulldog Sustainability Project Coordinator

Bulldog Sustainability is a group of students that works jointly with the Office of Sustainability and the Department of Athletics to make athletics at Yale more sustainable. We are looking for motivated, task-oriented, and innovative students who enjoy teamwork and who are excited about sustainability and athletics at Yale.
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Develop and implement sustainability initiatives with fellow Bulldog Sustainability Project Coordinators
  • Attend and participate actively in bi-weekly Bulldog Sustainability meetings
  • Represent and promote the work of Bulldog Sustainability at occasional athletic events (upon the return to normal athletic competition)
  • Provide content for Bulldog Sustainability newsletters
  • Serve as a resource on sustainability issues related to athletics at Yale
  • Assist with social media, communication, and virtual community-building initiatives as needed

Position open only to Yale College student athletes who are enrolled in courses. Students can be remote or living on campus.

Find more details on the position and application instructions on Yale Student Employment.

Sustainability Liaison

The Residential College Sustainability Liaisons are a group of 14 undergraduates that assist in the implementation of the Sustainability Action Plan for their college. Reporting to their Operations Manager, the liaisons are expected to work 3 to 7 hours per week. The Office of Sustainability provides secondary supervision and facilitates on-going communication between the residential colleges and the Office. The position is for a Liaison at the following colleges: Timothy Dwight. It is a paid position (13.75/hour).
 
Find more details on the position and application instructions on Yale Student Employment.