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Salary– DOE

The Manager of Energy and Sustainability will provide leadership to the campus energy program and utility systems to support and advance Carleton’s efforts to continue its leadership in sustainability in higher education consistent with the College’s Environmental Statement of Principles, and manage related capital projects. This role will develop strategies to embed principles of sustainability in the areas of energy management and conservation and the operation of the College, both in its role as a place of learning and research, and as a member of the local community.

The Manager of Energy and Sustainability will play a key role in implementation Carleton’s energy and sustainability goals such as collaborating with the campus community in the integration of energy management and practices into the operation of Facilities and the College, identify desirable sustainability initiatives and assessing their effectiveness, and develop, implement, and oversee the College’s numerous energy programs.

Carleton College is an AA/EEO employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.  

What Carleton College has for you: Carleton offers a generous benefits package, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plans with a 10% employer contribution with immediate vesting, a health savings account with college contribution, a generous paid time off, as well as access to many other campus amenities.

The successful candidate possesses a degree in mechanical or electrical engineering, along with five to ten years of proven accomplishment and experience with the planning, development, design, implementations, and management of complex capital projects and experience with facility management and operations. Must have five years experience with energy management principles and central utility systems serving multiple facilities. Preferred qualifications include a current Professional Engineering license, certified Energy Manager Accreditation, and experience working in a higher education environment.

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the hire is complete. We accept only online applications. To learn more visit:

Carleton is a private liberal arts residential campus with nearly 2000 students and 800 faculty & staff. Carleton is located in Northfield, Minnesota, approximately 40 miles south of the Twin Cities. Northfield is a short commute from the metro that offers an interesting alternative to working in corporate America. A place with small town charm with big city opportunity. If you are looking for a stimulating environment to work, take a closer look at this opportunity today.
Carleton College aspires to provide a liberal arts education that equips students with the skills to lead a fully realized life in a diverse and changing world. A Carleton education recognizes that the world’s people differ in their race and ethnicity, culture, political and social worldviews, religious and spiritual understandings, language and geographic characteristics, gender, gender identities and sexual orientations, learning and physical abilities, age, and social and economic classes.

It is essential to our high academic standards that we be committed to creating a diverse campus community.

A community that fosters diversity of thought and an open exchange of ideas can only emerge from the participation of individuals with different backgrounds and worldviews. Because creative and talented people come from many places and have many backgrounds, Carleton College is dedicated to attracting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff, student body, and Board of Trustees and sees this as among our highest priorities. Carleton’s commitment to diversity will sustain and enrich the learning and living environment that defines the institution and its place in the world.