ISTC currently has the following open positions:
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center. For over 25 years, the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) has been a leader at both the state and the national level in promoting industrial ecology, pollution prevention, natural resource conservation, and sustainability research, education and outreach. It was established by the Illinois General Assembly and is one of the five surveys comprising the Prairie Research Institute. By integrating environmental research, technical assistance, demonstrations, and communication, ISTC acts as a catalyst to improve economic vitality, encourage efficient use and conservation of resources, and achieve a healthier, sustainable future for the people of Illinois.
The Director will lead the Center in the execution of its mission and in maintaining and enhancing its tradition of excellence.
We seek candidates with national visibility, proven leadership and managerial skills and a commitment to promoting sustainability.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
The Director position is a benefits eligible, academic professional position appointed on a 12-month service basis. Salary range is $155,000 to $165,000 annually. The expected start date is as soon as possible.
TO APPLY: This posting will remain open until filled. To apply, all candidates must submit an online profile through https://jobs.illinois.edu by the close of the posting period. Qualified candidates must upload a letter which details qualifications noted above, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references. All requested information must be submitted for the application to be considered. Incomplete information will not be reviewed.
For further information regarding application requirements, please contact Susan Key, Human Resources, email@example.com.For technical questions, please contact: Dr. Nandakishore Rajagopalan, Search Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The administration, faculty, and staff embrace diversity and are committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu.
The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, a division of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois, is seeking a Business/Industrial Sustainability Specialist for our Technical Assistance Program. This position will be based at our Oak Brook, Illinois, offices and will work with Illinois companies, communities, and the manufacturing industry to identify and document their sustainability efforts, and to identify trends and drivers of sustainability within a corporate/community environment and gaps in resources, tools and technologies creating barriers and challenges to actual implementation of sustainability, waste minimization and recycling opportunities. This is a full-time, academic professional position. Generous vacation and sick leave. State Universities Retirement System. Group health, dental, vision and life insurance.
ISTC works as a change agent to help customers identify and implement practices that improve efficiency. Here are some ways that ISTC helps organizations become sustainable:
ISTC staff work closely with customers to help them identify opportunities to improve efficiency by reducing raw material utilization and waste, and to implement process modifications and new technologies that improve competitiveness.
ISTC staff possess training and instrumentation necessary to identify opportunities for improving energy efficiency in many industrial sectors.
Water Purification and Use Reduction
ISTC researchers are skilled at developing and applying the latest technologies to purify water and water-based chemistry in a wide variety of industrial and domestic applications.
Pilot Technology Laboratories
ISTC evaluates materials and material substitutes used in a specific process and analyze how they affect waste generation. ISTC also evaluates equipment or techniques for removal of hazards from processes or waste streams.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in business, economics, environmental, or related field is required with a minimum of 5 years’ experience working in business or industrial environment. Excellent communication skills; ability to work independently and as part of a team; public speaking skills and inter-personal skills; familiarity with Illinois businesses and industries; excellent computer and data management skills; attentive to detail; environmental/compliance experience a plus.
TO APPLY: Applications must be received by May 17, 2013. Applications may be reviewed prior to closing date, but all candidates will be reviewed. To apply, all candidates must submit an online profile by visiting https://jobs.illinois.edu and submitting requested information. Qualified candidates must submit a cover letter detailing qualifications, curriculum vitae or resume’, working e-mail address, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Incomplete information will not be reviewed.
For further information on hiring process, please contact Erica Hanson, Human Resources, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 217-333-6897, email@example.com. For technical questions regarding job duties, please contact: Deb Jacobson, Search Committee, firstname.lastname@example.org.The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The administration, faculty, and staff embrace diversity and are committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu