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At Southface Institute, we come to work every day knowing we’re making a difference. Our team is made up of experts in sustainable building, planning, operations and advocacy. We are consultants, engineers, educators, policy advocates and green pioneers. As a leading voice in sustainability in the Southeast and beyond, we believe in integrating the work we do to promote a regenerative economy into every aspect of our organization. Learn more about our open positions and benefits to see if there’s a match for you.

Life as a Southfacer

At Southface, our goal is to create a workplace where each individual is encouraged and enabled to be their best. We believe the strength of our culture, the uniqueness of our built environment and the rewards for helping make the world a better place create an exciting place to grow, advance and innovate.

Southface encourages sustainability in the world at large and in the lives of everyone who works here. That’s why we’ve crafted a workplace that ensures our staff and fellows will:

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Be rewarded

We value your efforts. Our compensation package is designed to reward performance and spotlight excellence.

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Be well

Your health and wellness are a top priority. We provide excellent healthcare benefits for you and your family, including medical, dental and vision coverage.  

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Be secure

Planning for your financial future is important. We offer a 403(b) retirement savings plan to all staff members with a company match on a portion of your savings.

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Be balanced

We recognize that having time to recharge is important. Southface offers paid time off, holidays and flex-time for all full-time employees.

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Be curious

Southfacers are a group of lifelong learners. Our professional development program offers a wealth of opportunities for you to learn, grow and innovate.

Committed to staffing excellence

As an equal opportunity employer, Southface is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce.

Our JUST label demonstrates our commitment to supporting employee and community health, safety, happiness and more.  

We are also proud to be part of the AARP Employer Pledge Program — a nationwide group of employers committed to developing diverse, high-performing organizations by leveraging workers of all ages.


Southface promotes sustainable homes, workplaces and communities through education, research, advocacy and technical assistance.


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