USGBC Students Regional Chairs

USGBC Students Regional Chairs work as integral leaders of the program with a focus on overseeing the development, implementation, management, and growth of USGBC Students groups regionally. Regional Chairs help shape and build a program that works toward large-scale sustainability projects on college campuses and communities as well as impact a large number of students pursuing careers in the green building and sustainability industry.

Primary responsibilities of this volunteer position include recruiting, training, and facilitating the activities of current and new student groups. To apply to become a USGBC Students Regional Chair, please complete our online form found on the right.

Benefits:

  • Direct training and support from USGBC National Chair
  • The access and ability to shape and build a program that will result in large-scale sustainability projects on college campuses and communities in your area as well as impact a large number of students to pursue careers in the green building and sustainability industry
  • Free online trainings and additional support from National Chairs
  • Earn continuing education hours to satisfy GBCI's LEED Professional Credential maintenance requirements
  • An opportunity to support the mission of the Center for Green Schools

Specific Responsibilities of Regional Chairs Include

  • Work with USGBC Students National to design and implement a regional growth plan and implement programmatic activities
  • Serve as a liaison between USGBC Students National, USGBC Chapters and USGBC student groups
  • Identify and recruit USGBC student group leaders and faculty advisors
  • Train and support USGBC Students in growth and educational programmatic pursuits
  • Develop and deliver targeted tools and resources for the program within a designated region
  • Work with USGBC National to actively promote the program within a designated region

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Able to maintain involvement with program for at least one year, committing 2-3 hours per week
  • Experience working on sustainability initiatives in higher education
  • Experience in grassroots initiatives, and/or community engagement
  • Strong organizational, leadership and project management skills
  • LEED Green Associate preferred, but not required
Apply now

To express interest in the program please complete the above application. You will be contacted within a week of your application submittal.

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