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Required Qualifications

·      Education:

o   Bachelor’s degree and five years or relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience. Graduate degree is a plus.

o   Additional training and certifications are desired.

o   Industry waste management affiliations are a plus.

·      Work experience:

o   5 – 10 years of waste management related experience. 

o   Proven knowledge of university facilities management and utilities business processes including systems for the collection, storage, analysis, and reporting.

o   Proven knowledge of building and construction, design, construction, zero waste practices and goals.

·      Business/Project/Program Management:

o   Must possess strong organizational, time management and project management skills, with the ability to support multiple projects of various types at difference stages with emphasis on accuracy and meeting milestones and deadlines.

o   Demonstrated skill in the use of spreadsheets, database programs, and word processing programs.

o   Knowledge of basic software systems design and operating principles including business process mapping, system architecture.

·      Stanford team fit:

o   Ability to manage a complex and often competing set of priorities in a high-pressure, results-oriented environment.

o   Good balance of initiative and results, with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

o   Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, including effective negotiation skills.

o   Sound judgment in following policies and procedures, using creativity to solve problems.

o   Ability to articulate audience motivations, product/program benefits, and recommend key messages.

o   Sound project management to translate ideas into action and deliver results to stakeholders.

Physical Requirements Physical

  • Frequently sitting, perform desk-based computer tasks, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.

  • Occasionally stand/walk, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, use a telephone, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 11-20 pounds.

  • Rarely kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds or other), reach/work above shoulders, grasp forcefully, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds.


Working Conditions

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.

  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.

  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s Administrative Guide,  https://adminguide.stanford.edu/.


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