Job Number 1803003

Coordinator, Sustainability

This position is past the Close Date, no more applications will be accepted.
Position Information

Location Service Center
Hours 40 hours/week as assigned; Generally Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
Salary Coordinator 3/120 ($38,922.00 - $55,603.00)
FLSA Status Exempt
Reports To Director, Energy & Sustainability
Criminal Background Check Pre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department.
General Statement of Job

To support the Austin Community College (ACC) District's advancement of sustainability strategies and goals working with various stakeholders across the district; responsible for developing, implementing, maintaining, and tracking programs and performance metrics for the college's initiatives related to ACC's Climate Action Plan.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Under the direction of the director, develops long-range plans, implements, and maintains the college's sustainability initiatives related to ACC's Climate Action Plan including, but not limited to, Transportation Demand Management, Education and Outreach, Food Services, Recycling & Waste Management, Water & Energy Conservation, Renewable Energy, Sustainable Construction and Renovation, Sustainable Facility Operations, Greening the Workplace, and related programs.
  2. Oversees the day-to-day activities of the sustainability programs throughout the district.
  3. Develops and maintains program tracking databases, analyzes data, and communicates progress and results to stakeholders; tracks the progress of the college's carbon reduction goals; monitors and analyzes program effectiveness and makes suggestions for improvement.
  4. Promotes the college's sustainability programs to both internal and external constituencies including students and employees; serves as a guest speaker such as in weekly employee orientation programs or external conferences; represents the college in multi-agency committees and task forces as assigned; participates in the shared governance process as a sustainability liaison providing technical knowledge; participates in vendor and construction contractor selection committees as requested; leads and manages campus behavior change programs designed to engage the ACC community in sustainability initiatives.
  5. Coordinates the communication of the college's sustainability programs including website updates and e-Newsletter; coordinates information on initiatives with ACC Public Information and College Marketing; coordinates and manages sustainability-related events throughout the district including, but not limited to, Zero Waste events, Earth Week, Mobility Week, and Green Team activities; provides sustainability guidelines information  for vendors, committees, and other stakeholders.
  6. Researches sustainability "best practices" at peer and other institutions.
  7. Pursues other funding sources such as government grants when available including writing grant proposals, managing grant program implementation, tracking performance, submitting grant reports, and hosting representatives during funder site visits.


Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.


Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Technology Skills

Required Work Experience

Preferred Work Experience

Required Education

Preferred Education

Special Requirements

Licenses/Certifications; Other

Other Preferred Qualifications

Physical Requirements


ACC Benefits Overview

Full-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.


The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.