Bard College's Graduate Programs in Sustainability (GPS) has an opening for a full-time Program Associate. Bard GPS includes MS Programs in Environmental Policy and Climate Science and Policy, an MEd in Environmental Education, and an MBA in Sustainability--rated the #1 Green MBA by Princeton Review in 2021. For more information about Bard GPS, visit http://www.bard.edu/gps.
The Program Associate will support GPS Student Services, Program Operations, Events, and Admissions and Enrollment. In addition, the Associate will serve as the Teaching Assistant for a global course in Social Entrepreneurship, and help support a climate education initiative involving several hundred universities worldwide. The successful candidate will be able to manage multiple projects and systems simultaneously, work in a cross-cutting function supporting numerous departmental needs, and learn new skills quickly.
Requirements include a Bachelor's degree with substantive internship or work experience, and a valid driver's license. Some weekend travel and evening work will be required. As a part of Bard's benefits, the Program Associate will be eligible, after vesting, to apply for a Bard Employee Scholarship to attend the Bard MBA in Sustainability program.
Bard GPS is committed to create a diverse, equitable, just and inclusive program that trains future leaders how to dismantle systemic racism. To do so, we recognize that Bard GPS must be an actively anti-racist program that supports racial, social, and gender equality and fosters an inclusive environment, for staff, faculty and students. As part of this commitment, we value transparency and want to ensure our community understands that we are on a journey to achieve this mission and emphasize continual learning (and unlearning) to fully build the program we aspire to run. We seek applicants who will join in this work and share our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.
Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.
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