Want to help change the world?

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:

  1. Be Rewarded

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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

Our Hiring Policy

As an equal opportunity employer, Southface is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and will continue to seek out learning opportunities that help foster a more inclusive environment. We value bringing together people with different experiences, perspectives, and expertise.

Through our values and core beliefs, Southface is an inclusive organization where everyone is encouraged to speak openly, freely and feel safe. Black and Indigenous people and other people of color, women, nonbinary people, LGBTQ+ and disabled people are strongly encouraged to apply. We hold these same principles of inclusivity and diversity for recruitment and retention of our Board of Directors and actively work, through our Governance Committee, to achieve these goals.

At Southface, we believe our diversity makes us stronger and want our workforce and Board of Directors to reflect the communities we serve. Our community is one of strength, resilience, and vision, and we look forward to the opportunities to come together, support each other and help our homes, workplaces and communities become places of equity and opportunity.