Wednesday, June 3rd 2015

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05a6a1aFounded in 1972 and headquartered outside Philadelphia, Liberty develops, acquires, leases and manages properties with the mission to enhance people’s lives through extraordinary work environments. As passionate as we are about the real estate that we develop, lease and manage, we are just as committed to our most valuable asset – our employees. Employment with Liberty is an experience where you’ll experience engaging work, mutual respect and people-first values. We are currently in search of a Director of Sustainability to join our team and enable Liberty to further reach our goals!

Position Objectives:

The Director of Sustainability will function as an organizational strategist to help Liberty maintain its leadership position in sustainable and high-performance real estate. The Director of Sustainability’s primary responsibilities will be to work with senior management and field offices to develop, communicate, and implement sustainability objectives that create value and align with Liberty’s corporate strategy.

Essential Duties:

  • Develop and execute Liberty’s corporate sustainability strategy
  • Establish a business plan for the Sustainability Department that includes definition of goals and metrics relevant to Liberty’s current portfolio structure
  • Partner with and make recommendations to senior management within Liberty’s core disciplines (development, leasing and property management) to craft and implement objectives that further our position as a leader in sustainable practices
  • Promote and integrate sustainability throughout the organization, including operations and core business practices and processes
  • Manage and lead Liberty’s Sustainability team who are accountable for LEED and R&D project work, data collection, analysis and reporting, and ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager
  • Administer Liberty’s GRESB Report submission and partner with Investor Relations on applicable inquiries and surveys
  • Refine and promote tenant engagement programs, including LEEP (Liberty Energy Efficiency Partnership) and the Liberty Green Guide microsite
  • Serve as Liberty’s sustainability thought leader, consistently sharing state-of-the-art trends, materials and advances that have potential to further value creation in Liberty’s portfolio
  • Act as the company spokesperson for sustainability at industry presentations, panels, conferences, meetings, events, and professional organizations
  • Facilitate sustainability training and education for Liberty staff and assist with tracking of required employee accreditations
  • Remain on top of any city, state and federal legislation or policies that affect the Liberty portfolio and communicate that information

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 4 year degree required. Master’s Degree (in business, real estate or sustainability) preferred
  • LEED Accreditation required
  • A minimum of 5 years sustainability experience required
  • Real Estate experience preferred
  • Strong communication skills, including written, verbal, and presentation
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skills
  • Experience managing and mentoring a team
  • Passion for sustainability and the built environment
  • Comfortable as a change agent working in a position of influence rather than authority

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