Since 1878, Western University has been committed to serving our communities through the pursuit of academic excellence and by providing students, faculty, and community members with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social, and cultural growth. We seek excellent students, faculty, and staff to join us in what has become known as the "Western Experience" - an opportunity to contribute to a better world through the development of new knowledge, new abilities, new connections, and new ways to make a difference.
Facilities Management is responsible for the planning, development, engineering, construction, operation, maintenance and stewardship of all the buildings, infrastructure, sites and services within Western’s campus community.
The Director of Sustainability is accountable for providing strategic leadership for the development, implementation and management of plans and initiatives designed to incorporate and advance principles of sustainability across campus. As part of the Facilities Management senior leadership team, the Director will contribute to Western’s resiliency planning by developing strategies that advance the long-term survival of the institution. The incumbent will act as a centralized resource for sustainability information, and lead sustainability initiatives that are economically viable, environmentally sound and foster a sustainable and efficient living and working environment. The Director will provide education to staff, faculty and students regarding sustainability, waste reduction and energy conservation, and will work to ensure that Western becomes a recognized leader in environmental sustainability. The incumbent will lead the development and implementation of strategic sustainability plans, and manage the allocation of human and financial resources.