• Sustainability Data Assessment and Reporting Officer (Temporary)

  • Job Description

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    Employee Group: Support Staff
    Faculty/Department: Office for Sustainability
    Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)
    Reference Number: 18/S/64
    Payband: I
    Hourly Range: $33.67 - $39.02
    Hours/Week: 37.5
    Hours: 8:30 AM – 5:00PM
    Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
    Application Details: This is a temporary position that may continue up to August 20, 2019.


    Reporting to the Manager, Sustainable Energy Systems, the Officer is responsible for the management, tracking, assessment, reporting and effective communication of sustainability data for Sheridan College to allow the institution to make informed financial, environmental and socially responsible decisions. The Officer will encourage the integration of the institution’s sustainability, Zero Waste (ZW) and energy policies, strategies, management, performance and communication by creating and maintaining the conditions for credible information exchange between Sheridan stakeholders. The Officer plays a central role in consolidating data for use in mandatory provincial reporting, voluntary and institutional reporting for the purposes of communicating the institution’s sustainability progress. The Officer is also responsible for capturing and providing insights into the institution’s sustainability performance as well as acting on insights, providing structural internal and external reports and rankings, to allow for better management of risks and for seizing new opportunities.



    Specific Responsibilities Include:


    • Planning, resourcing and capturing institutional data for reporting to AASHE, developing a yearly Greenhouse Gas inventory and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) reporting;
    • Developing project scope and clearly communicating the rationale for the project across business units and Faculties;
    • Integrating and analysing Sheridan’s monthly utility data, ensuring accuracy of its electricity, natural gas and water consumption;
    • Producing mandated provincial reporting such as Greenhouse Gas Data & Reporting, Energy Conservation & Demand Management Reporting, Stewardship Ontario Reporting,
    • Working closely with their Manager to develop key metrics and yearly reporting for Integrated Energy & Climate Master Plan (IECMP) sub-projects and ZW sub-projects;
    • Establishing a formal reporting format which will be communicated internally to Sheridan’s Board of Governors
    • Completing assessment of institutional impacts, operational efficiencies, cost savings and tracking ROI across initiatives;
    • Establishing and maintaining a web-based data management and tracking system to manage monthly utility invoicing and annual reporting, tracking and reporting on IECMP sub-projects, tracking and reporting ZW sub-projects and tracking quantitative departmental/academic sustainability progress (AASHE);
    • Working with the Manager to develop the framework, metrics and visualization of complex sustainability data and annual sustainability report;
    • Performing other duties as assigned.


    Please apply online: https://careers-sheridancollege.icims.com





    The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

    • 4-year degree in Business, Accounting, Engineering/Energy or related field along with a minimum of 5 years reporting and sustainability experience, including evaluating and reporting mandatory and voluntary sustainability data (or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience).
    • Strong understanding of processes, internal controls and information required to perform a sustainability assessment, provincially mandated report or greenhouse gas inventory as well as a strong understanding of relationships between sustainability, operational objectives and accounting to evaluate the quality of institutional data and sustainability performance.
    • Experience with Utility Tracking & Monitoring, Greenhouse Gas Auditing & Reporting, Sustainability Data Management, AASHE Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System, Waste Diversion and Reporting, General Sustainability Reporting with Annual Report and/or GRI Reporting will be considered an asset.
    • Must have Strong communication skills and must have the ability to: exercise sound judgement, flexibility and resourcefulness
    • Display a high level of professionalism, discretion, diplomacy & tact; calmly handle a demanding workload, with changing or conflicting priorities; prioritize, multi-task and track multiple projects.


    Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process.  At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.


    Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.



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