Missouri State University Posting Details in Springfield, Missouri

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Sustainability Coordinator

Work Location Springfield Campus

Department Environmental Health & Safety

HR Home Department 060111 ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY

Pay Grade 42

Proposed Salary $32,602 - $36,675 annually

Position only available to current, regular, full-time Missouri State University employees? No, Position is available to all applicants.

Appointment Type Full Time Regular

Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt

General Function

The Sustainability Coordinator works collaboratively with administration, faculty, staff, and students to develop, coordinate, and promote effective sustainability initiatives to reduce the University’s impact on the environment. Responsibilities include educating the University community about sustainability and coordinating campus programming and activities related to sustainability, performing research about sustainability, and annual reporting.

Description of Primary Duties

Works with students, faculty, and staff to promote awareness of campus sustainability activities and issues; tracks/compiles data for the University’s chosen sustainability self-assessment program; develops and implements internal programming and training; promotes cross-campus communication by coordinating with various campus entities, and through social media.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications

Education: A Bachelor’s degree is required. A Bachelor’s degree in an environmentally-related discipline, such as physical, biological, or health sciences, engineering, sustainability or an appropriately related field is preferred.

Experience: Three years of experience in coordinating projects and/or developing programming is required. Experience working with sustainability or environmental programs in higher education is preferred.

Skills: Effective verbal and written communication skills are required. The ability to work independently is required. Attention to detail is required. Initiative is required. The ability to work collaboratively with other individuals and volunteer groups is required. The ability to use Microsoft Office Suite to prepare Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, and reports is required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

Additional Qualifications

Link to Job Description http://www.missouristate.edu/human/jobdescriptions/167884.htm

Open Date 09/07/2018

Close Date (If Close Date is blank then the posting is considered open until filled)

Special Instructions to Applicants

The first date of consideration is October 5, 2018, and review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.

EO/AA and Diversity Statement

Non Discrimination Statement Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other subcategory of national origin recognized by applicable law), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other subcategory of sex recognized by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Sex discrimination encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, and is strictly prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

This policy shall not be interpreted in a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or military organizations associated with the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer. Inquiries concerning the complaint/grievance procedure related to sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, should be addressed to the Title IX Coordinator, Carrington Hall 205, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, Missouri 65897, TitleIX@missouristate.edu, 417-836-8506, or to the Office for Civil Rights. All other inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Affirmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to the Equal Opportunity Officer, Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance, Park Central Office Building, Suite 111, Springfield, Missouri 65897, equity@missouristate.edu, 417-836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights. (Res. Board Policies No. 70-11; Bd. Min. 10-28-11.)

Background Check Statement

Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

Posting Detail

Posting Number 20180181FTS

Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/41412

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).


  • How did you hear about this vacancy?

  • Missouri State University Website

  • Web Postings

  • Print Publications

  • Diversity website posting

  • INSIGHT into Diversity

  • HigherEdJobs.com

  • (HERC) Higher Education Recruitment Consortium

  • Job Board (CareerBuilder.com, Monster, etc.)

  • Other Professional Conferences or Meetings

  • Personal Contacts / Networking

  • Newspapers

  • Other


  • Please specify the recruitment source where you located this posting.

(Open Ended Question)


  • Are you a current full-time regular Missouri State University employee?

  • Yes, I am a current full-time faculty/staff University employee.

  • No, I am not currently employed by the University.

  • No, I am a current per course faculty member.

  • No, I am a current part-time staff University employee.

  • No, I am a current University graduate assistant or teaching assistant.

  • No, I am a current student University employee.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

  • Unofficial Transcripts - 1

  • Letter of Recommendation-1 (Non-confidential)

  • Letter of Recommendation-2 (Non-confidential)

  • Letter of Recommendation-3 (Non-confidential)

Optional Documents

  • Other Documents -1

  • Unofficial Transcripts -2