Jobs at the UC Office of the President, Energy and Sustainability Department

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Location: Oakland, CA

The University of California Office of the President’s Energy and Sustainability Department is hiring!

  1. Associate Director of Sustainability (green building/climate action/transportation): https://lnkd.in/giqvm5f

Under minimal general direction of the Director of Sustainability, the Associate Director for Sustainability is responsible for overall management of major elements of the system-wide sustainability program, including the development and implementation of actions plans for climate change, green building, sustainable transportation, and student engagement. The incumbent is also responsible for managing select programs and projects in support of the Carbon Neutrality Initiative, especially those related to climate action planning, green building, sustainable transportation, and student engagement. These assignments are expected to evolve as the sustainability program grows and develops. Sustainability by its nature cuts across divisions, departments, and disciplines. Management responsibilities are complex and variable depending on the topic and assignment and will range from having sole responsibility, to being the managing team leader, to being key support for departmental and division leadership. 

The Associate Director for Sustainability develops and implements system-wide strategies to achieve the University of California's system-wide sustainability goals in collaboration with other UC Office of the President (UCOP) staff and campus stakeholders. Working with the growing network of campus sustainability officers and with system-wide working groups focused on implementing UC sustainability goals, the incumbent develops business cases for programs, conducts financial analysis, collaboratively coordinates strategic planning efforts, develops and implements system-wide financing and grant programs, and develops strategic partnerships with private, public, and nonprofit stakeholders.

  1. Associate Director of Sustainability (hospitals/labs/zero waste/procurement): https://lnkd.in/gzZ4yjW

Under minimal general direction of the Director of Sustainability, the Associate Director for Sustainability is responsible for overall management of major elements of the system-wide sustainability program, including the development and implementation of actions plans for zero waste, sustainable water systems, environmentally preferable procurement, greening research laboratory operations, and greening UC's medical centers. The incumbent is also responsible for managing select programs and projects in support of the Carbon Neutrality Initiative, especially those related to medical centers and to procurement. These assignments are expected to evolve as the sustainability program grows and develops. Sustainability by its nature cuts across divisions, departments, and disciplines. Management responsibilities are complex and variable depending on the topic and assignment and will range from having sole responsibility, to being the managing team leader, to being key support for departmental and division leadership. 

The Associate Director for Sustainability develops and implements system-wide strategies to achieve the University of California's system-wide sustainability goals in collaboration with other UC Office of the President (UCOP) staff and campus stakeholders. Working with system-wide working groups focused on implementing UC sustainability goals, the incumbent develops business cases for programs, conducts financial analysis, collaboratively coordinates strategic planning efforts, develops and implements system-wide financing and grant programs, and develops strategic partnerships with private, public, and nonprofit stakeholders.

  1. Energy Financial Analyst: https://lnkd.in/gW6XGxx

This position is to become a member of the of the Research Grants Program Office (RGPO) team within the department of Research and Graduate Studies (RGS). The RGPO consists of a broad grant-making portfolio for the UC system and an additional three research programs administered on behalf of the State of California. 

The Statewide research programs are the California Breast Cancer Research Program, the Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program, and the California HIV/AIDS Research Program. The UC Research Initiatives programs include the Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives, The California Cancer Coordinating Committee, UC Innovation Initiatives, the Lab Fee Research Program, and the UC President's Research Catalyst Awards. The RGPO provides central administrative units to support grant review and administration, financial and budgetary services, database management, and other core administrative needs to all of the grant-making programs. These services are provided by the Grants Budget, Finance and Administration (GBFA) Unit and the Contract and Grants (C&G) Unit within RGPO.