Website Arizona Sustainability Alliance

**This is a Volunteer position**

Water Resources Management Priority Lead

Water use reduction for Phoenix-metro outdoor water usage through practices and technology


  • Reduce Phoenix-metro outdoor water usage through promoting best practices and technology updates and implementing water audits
  • Educate Phoenix-metro public on local water issues to promote consciousness regarding water sustainability. -Drought contingency plan and possible upcoming shortages- preparation for building a more resilient and informed community.
  • Improve water quality in Phoenix-metro outdoor water bodies through community clean-ups

Role Purpose: Play a vital role in progressing sustainability initiatives in Arizona by ensuring that all programs deliver the desirable outcome to our organization and align with the requirements of any associated grants used to fund activities.


  • Formulate, organize, monitor and coordinate inter-connected priorities and activities, i.e. engage a city liaison in order to support a city’s objectives in the area.
  • Decide on suitable strategies and objectives as they relate to the priority and the larger organization. Vet the strategies with organizational leadership to ensure alignment and appropriate focus.
  • Develop and control deadlines, budgets, grant requirements and activities.
  • Apply change, risk and resource management methodologies to the day to day management of the priority.
  • Assume responsibility for the priority’s volunteers and vendors.
  • Assess priority performance and aim to maximize ROI.
  • Exercise problem solving skills to resolve higher scope issues within priority.
  • Prepare reports for Executive Director, Program Directors, Board members and the broader organization as requested.
  • Collaborate directly with the Communications Director for any needs related to promotion, branding, etc.

Ideal Skill Set:

  • Proven experience as a Program or Project Manager
  • Working knowledge of program/project management software (Basecamp, Trello, MS Project etc.)
  • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills; you are a relationship builder who “manages by influence”
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; a highly collaborative work style
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Ability to serve as a unifying force and to lead discussions at both the strategic and tactical levels
  • Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including staff, board members, volunteers, donors, program participants, and other supporters

Time commitment: Approximately 5-10 Hours Per Week

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