C3 is an inter-institutional collaboration between the City of Vancouver and Vancouver’s six public post-secondary institutions (BCIT, ECUAD, Langara College, SFU, UBC and Vancouver Community College).
CityStudio is an innovative program designed to help Vancouver reach its goal to be the Greenest City in the world by 2020. The project and course work emphasize sustainability leadership, social enterprise, education of change managers and the development of green business. Beginning in September 2011, the CityStudio pilot will operate as a program with a number of faculty and courses to implement long-term real world projects.
This inter-institutional pilot program emphasizes integration of students and projects across the learning institutions and will connect to the City of Vancouver and to one another in a collaborative model of learning.
Reporting to the project leads, the program coordinator will facilitate this integration of courses, projects and research, and will facilitate and oversee connections between students, the City and the academic institutions. The project co-ordinate will also focus on the long term viability of the project.
There is additional focus on the experience of students and City of Vancouver staff, with measurable outcomes and results. Long term strategic planning and fundraising for the project are also required
We are looking for someone who is passionate about sustainable cities, motivated, organized, self-directed and creative. The ideal candidate has outstanding strategic skills, convening skills, interpersonal skills, initiative, project coordination as well as grant writing and fundraising experience.
For more information on this position and how to apply, please visit http://citystudiovancouver.blogspot.com/2011/05/ob-opportunity-project-coordinator-with.html