Director of Green Buildings & Systems and Assistant Professor
Chatham University’s Falk School of Sustainability & Environment has an opening for a Director of Green Buildings & Energy Systems and Assistant Professor at its groundbreaking Eden Hall Campus.
We are seeking someone who brings experience both in professional practice and in the classroom so they can bridge key functions within Eden Hall’s living, learning laboratory. Successful candidates will show how their training and experience prepare them to (1) oversee operations of state-of-the-art green buildings, on-site renewable energy systems, and a green wastewater treatment facility, (2) teach students within our interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate degree programs, and (3) help manage academic and community partnerships around green buildings and energy systems.
You will bring your passion for people, green buildings and renewable energy, your professional operations and teaching experience, and your excitement for working in a dynamic environment of students, other faculty, and professional staff. This position is a faculty appointment with an opportunity for advancement under Chatham’s faculty rank system.
Chatham University strives to promote a campus environment that understands and embraces multiculturalism while increasing individuals’ intercultural competence. We actively work to build and sustain a diverse and culturally vibrant campus, which promotes employee and student success and retention. Learn more at: https://www.chatham.edu/mission-and-values/diversity-and- inclusion/index.html.
This position will add to Chatham’s mission “to prepare students to build lives of purpose, value and fulfilling work…by preparing graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize and respect the diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably.” Building on this mission, Chatham is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive learning, living and working environment for all members of the campus community. Learn more at: www.chatham.edu.
The Falk School of Sustainability and the Environment (Falk School) seeks an innovative practitioner and educator with experience both in professional practice and teaching. The Director will oversee operations and research related to buildings, energy & wastewater systems, general facilities management, and related procurement at Eden Hall Campus. The Director will facilitate related work with partners, while also teaching in an interdisciplinary and applied environment.
The ideal candidate will have practical experience related to sustainable buildings, sustainable energy systems, and experiential education. They will bring specialized training and skills in an area such as green building operations, renewable energy engineering, sustainable design, or related fields.
This is a 12-month administrative faculty appointment with responsibility for 6-9 credits of teaching per academic year plus additional support for Falk School faculty in collaborative teaching and research. Renewal and promotion follow Chatham standards for administrative faculty.
Duties and Responsibilities
Management responsibilities include:
Educational responsibilities include:
Community coordination responsibilities include:
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Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Persons of color, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States