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About Employment with Second Nature

Second Nature’s mission is to accelerate movement toward a sustainable future by serving and supporting senior college and university leaders in making healthy, just, and sustainable living the foundation of all learning and practice in higher education.  We believe that in order for society to move in a sustainable direction, higher education must develop a new framework in which the sector and individual institutions operate as a fully integrated communities that teach, research, and model social and ecological sustainability.  

Second Nature is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on any of the following: race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or gender characteristics, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


Administrative Assistant

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Under the direction of the Business Manager, the Administrative Assistant will support the senior leadership team of Second Nature (President, Executive Vice President, Senior Fellows and Program Directors). The Administrative Assistant will perform clerical duties and provide support to various groups and individuals in the Second Nature network. The ideal candidate should be able to multi-task and have experience working with senior-level, executive directors. A collaborative nature and excellent communication skills are required. The ideal candidate must also be self-motivated, organized, and practical, with well-developed interpersonal skills.

For a full job description, please download the link above. Applications must submit a cover letter and resume to careers@secondnature.org. This position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.