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Sustainability Steward: Energy & Water Analytics (Hourly)

Austin Community College
United States, Texas, Austin
1218 West Avenue (Show on map)
October 01, 2022

Job Posting Closing Times: Job postings are removed from advertising at 12:00 A.M. on the closing date e.g., at midnight on the day before the closing date.


Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each Fall and Spring semester. We embrace our identity as a community college, as reflected in our mission statement. We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.

As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:

  • Reflects the diversity of our community

  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching

  • Is attracted by the college's mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities

  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for under-represented populations

  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others

  • Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC

Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and underrepresented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.

ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body as an open-access and low-cost institution. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to our students' diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty Values. This Statement affirms that ACC's faculty members value collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.

Job Posting Title:

Sustainability Steward: Energy & Water Analytics (Hourly)

Job Description Summary:

This job is for currently for enrolled ACC STUDENTS ONLY.

To support the development, implementation, maintenance, and daily functions of ACC's sustainability initiatives. These include, but are not limited to, energy and water conservation, renewable energy, alternative transportation, recycling and waste management, sustainable purchasing and operations, ACC gardens, Green Team engagement, education and outreach, communications and graphics, and related programs.

The Sustainability Steward: Energy & Water Analytics position focuses on energy, natural gas, water, and other resource conservation initiatives, while also gaining exposure to all ACC sustainability programs. This is a student position for full or part-time ACC students only. This is a semester-long position with the potential to continue for multiple semesters.

Job Description:

Description of Duties and Tasks
  • Assists in data tracking and analysis including electricity, renewable energy, gas, water, and other sustainability metrics under guidance of the Energy & Sustainability Office staff.
  • Assists in the coordination and data management of annual district-wide sustainability reports, such as greenhouse gas reporting.
  • Participates in office-wide functions and events.
  • Principles and concepts of sustainability.
  • Understanding of energy and water usage tracking and metrics.
  • Familiarity with Energy Star Portfolio Manager preferred.
  • Data entry, formula creation and editing, and analysis using Microsoft Excel.
  • Managing large datasets.
  • Maintaining files and performing other clerical duties.
  • Performing complex tasks and prioritizing multiple projects.
  • Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow through.
  • Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills with tact and diplomacy.
  • Contributing as a team member and assisting with other office initiatives, as needed.
  • Maintaining confidentiality of work related information and materials.
  • Maintaining an established work schedule, with flexibility around classes and job duty.
Technology Skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency at an intermediate level using standard office software applications, including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Google Forms.
  • Advanced knowledge in Excel preferred.
Required Work Experience
  • Experience in data entry and analysis and/or experience managing large datasets.
Preferred Work Experience
  • One year related work experience.
Required Education
  • Full or part-time ACC student.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
Preferred Education
  • Related coursework and/or major.
Special Requirements
Licenses/Certifications; Other
  • Valid Texas Driver's License and reliable transportation for travel in the Austin area as required.
Other Preferred Qualifications
  • Access to personal laptop with applicable software programs.
Physical Requirements
  • Work is performed in both an internal and external environment with occasional exposure to inclement weather and varying temperatures.
  • Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, climbing, stooping, kneeling, pushing, pulling, and manual dexterity.
  • Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.
  • Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Pay Rate

$15.60/Hour ($20/Hour effective 9/1/22)

Work Hours

19 Hours a week as assigned; Monday - Friday

The future incumbent of this position must be prepared to work a hybrid schedule. Employees will primarily work in the office; however, remote work may periodically be required in effort to maintain COVID safety protocols. Remote work must be initiated and approved by the supervisor.

Number of Openings:


Job Posting Close Date:

October 7, 2022 Clery Act

As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.


The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC at its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the job.

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