Reporting to the Associate Director, Fleet Management and Sustainable Transportation, the Sustainable Transportation Specialist will lead the development and implementation of a campus-wide Sustainable Transportation Plan (STP). The STP will add detail to and formalize actions and strategies from directions articulated in the Campus Master Plan, Environmental Sustainability Strategy, and Climate Action Plan. Project examples include development of plans for improvement to commuting infrastructure, programs, policies, and incentives to encourage students and employees to walk, cycle, take transit, carpool, and use electric transportation. Responsibilities require engagement of a wide range of stakeholders including academic and operational units as well as government agencies and third-party vendors.
University of Waterloo infrastructure comprises of over eight million square feet of space, more than eighty major buildings, and three distinct campuses supporting state of the art teaching and ground-breaking research.
Responsibilities will align with the Plant Operations goal of contributing towards providing a safe and accessible, invitingly clean and comfortable, functionally-enriched and well-maintained campus environment through service excellence.
This position is contingent on funding.
Strategic Planning & Implementation
Commuter Support Services
Financial and Operational Analysis
Facilitation, Consultation, and Integration
The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is co-ordinated within our Office of Indigenous Relations.
The University values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. The University regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as First Nations, Métis and/or Inuk (Inuit), Black, racialized, a person with a disability, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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