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Employment Opportunities

At the Sustainability Institute our mission is a better tomorrow, one community at a time. This mission is implemented through economic, environmental, and social standards. We believe our work is very important to the future of New Jersey and beyond. If you agree, consider joining our team.

Career Opportunities

Program Coordinator – Part Time

Sustainable Jersey seeks creative and motivated people to join our team working to develop and deliver new sustainability programs and policies that can be implemented by local government. The position will work on a diverse portfolio of issues including energy, land use, water, waste management, public health, economic development, or any critical sustainability issue. Energy and climate will be ongoing focal points. Working with a team, the position will conduct applied research to identify opportunities to make positive change at the local level that are impactful and achievable. 

More than one position may be available. Hours and rate (commensurate with experience) are flexible.

How to apply:
Send a resume, cover letter, and optional sample of a relevant work product to Jennifer Sontupe at
Please address the subject line as “Program Coordinator Application”.


Program Manager – Full Time

The Sustainability Institute at The College of New Jersey seeks a creative and motivated person to join our team working on the rapidly growing New Jersey Future Ready Schools Program (FRS-NJ). The Program Manager will be the primary staff person for FRS-NJ and will perform most required day to day tasks, as well as provide critical leadership for the program. Working with a team that includes the Institute’s Executive Director, the program manager will oversee the day-to-day administration of FRS-NJ, participate in setting the program’s strategic direction in collaboration with senior staff and external partners, and interface with external targets to forge new partnerships. The program manager will be actively involved in fundraising efforts. Key operational duties include planning, preparation, evaluation, and control of communications, events, records, statistics, reports, and documents; development and distribution of the annual program calendar, development and execution of operational processes, and program evaluation. In addition, the manager will develop and maintain effective relationships with public and private institutions and agencies to assess program needs, implement modifications, or develop innovations.

How to apply:
Click here for the application and more details

Please Note: All applications for this position MUST be submitted through the TCNJ portal linked above


Internship Opportunities

The Sustainability Institute offers both paid and unpaid internships to TCNJ students. For more information about internship opportunities, please contact Samantha McGraw at