Sunday, January 11, 2009

Job opening at the new NUS Office of Environmental Sustainability

The Office of Environmental Sustainability was recently set up to help NUS monitor and improve its environmental performance. The office is now looking for a resourceful Sustainability Executive with a passion and relevant skill sets to join the young dynamic team.

The position shall maintain close liaison with NUS stakeholders to achieve NUS sustainability goals. Reporting to the department head, the Sustainability Executive is responsible for developing physical implementation programs related to energy management and sustainable development. This includes monitoring and evaluating program effectiveness, documenting environmental performance trends, and recommending/implementing modifications to improve program effectiveness. Through interactions with the NUS community, the position shall foster and coordinate new ideas and concepts for sustainability programming themes and identify materials and resources to supplement, expand or replace existing sustainability programming. Part of the work scope requires coordinating and implementing activities including, but not limited to, seminars, workshops, and campaigns at NUS.

The manner in which these programs and activities are organized and the nature of their content should be geared towards achieving buy-in and habit transformation from student, faculty and staff community members. The Sustainability Executive shall also be responsible for representing NUS’ sustainability programs to the public; attend professional meetings as appropriate; and interface with external organizations to ensure cooperative efforts are enhanced and available resources are utilized.


  • Bachelor degree, preferably in environmental, facilities management or related discipline
  • Highly motivated, adaptable, flexible and resourceful
  • Cheerful disposition
  • Team player
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Excellent CCA record
Monkey says, "The position is available immediately as they are looking for people to start work urgently. Interested applicants can contact Mr Loo Deliang at oesld at nus dot edu dot sg, Tel: 6516 1983"

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