Sustainability Analyst | Net Impact

Sustainability Analyst

University of Pennsylvania

Sustainability Analyst

Assist the Sustainability Director in implementation of the Climate Action Plan 3.0. As the primary data and metrics analyst, this individual will collect and report quarterly and annual sustainability performance metrics, contribute to Penn's sustainability communications efforts, and complete periodic updates of the Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System (STARS). Additional duties include management of the Penn Green Fund and Freezer Reimbursement programs, applying for awards, assistance with management of the Environmental Sustainability Advisory Committee, liaise with the School and Center Sustainability Coordinators, and serve as the point person for outside organizations such as the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment, AASHE, and the Sustainability Endowments Institute.


• Bachelor's degree in environmental studies, planning, engineering, design, or humanities and 3 to 5 years of experience coordinating/managing sustainability programs or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Masters degree preferred.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, and written and verbal communication skills.
• Quantitative reasoning skills and the ability to comprehend, synthesize, and analyze sustainability data including metrics on energy use, waste diversion, transportation, and purchasing.
• Knowledge of sustainability issues and best practices, including: Energy conservation, Waste minimization; Sustainable transportation; Design and planning strategies; Outreach strategies; Commitment to institutional and societal sustainability.
• Ability to work both as a team leader and member, and complete projects with minimal supervision.
• Commitment to diversity; ability to work effectively with all constituencies in a diverse institution.
• Basic financial skills to track transactions and budget expenditures.


• Experience in strategic planning, project management, team management, partnership building, and marketing;
• Knowledge of higher education administration and issues;
• Higher education experience

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Facilities and Real Estate Services

Pay Range
$42,953.00 - $77,315.00

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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