APPLY NOW! Part-time Graphic Design and Communications Student Staff - Campus Sustainability Office

APPLICATION DEADLINE November 1st, 2014 - open to current Cornell students...


The Cornell Campus Sustainability Office is now offering a part-time, paid graphic design and communications position for undergraduate students. Federal Work Study NOT required. Open to all majors. Pay: $11/hour. The position will begin this February (or sooner) at 10 hours a week and transition to 20 hours a week during the summer.

The Cornell Campus Sustainability Office works closely with student organizations and the President’s Sustainable Campus Committee to coordinate sustainable campus activities including the Climate Action Plan and partners with organizations and academic groups across campus and in the Ithaca community to transform the campus into a ‘living laboratory’ for sustainable solutions. More information on campus sustainability initiatives is available at

Communications and Graphic Design Job Responsibilities

  • Provide creative design support to staff and interns in the Energy and Sustainability Department 
  • Design graphics for outreach materials such as posters, t-shirts, Digital signs,  PowerPoints and other materials
  • Support graphical elements of the Sustainable Campus website
  • Review news feeds and Cornell calendar for Cornell sustainability related articles and events
  • Use web content management system and  the Hootsuite platform to post news and events to Sustainable Cornell  Facebook and Twitter
  • Create and distribute weekly sustainable campus news blast

Required Skills

  • Experience with graphic design and web communications
  • Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Graphics portfolio of previous work, projects and/or designs
  • Familiar with social media engagement strategies
  • Ability to use a web content management system

Applications due November 1st
Start date February 3rd
Please send resume and cover letter to: Careen Arsenault (607) 254-8722 -

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