Cornell Campus Sustainability Office Employment Opportunity

ECO Student Sustainability Coordinator-Deadline to apply Monday, October 3, 2016


Are you a leader? Do you care about sustainability?
The Campus Sustainability Office has an amazing opportunity for students to get involved right on campus!

Read more about how to apply for this opportunity in the job description below:

Are you interested in event planning, change management, business development, sustainability, and want to take on real projects with real responsibility?  The Campus Sustainability Office is looking for an empowered student to take on the role as the ECO Student Sustainability Coordinator, a full time position starting this Fall through next summer, 2017. This is a full year position that is 10 hrs/week in the academic year and 20hrs/week in the summer at $11/hr (summer availability is required). Student must be able to work at least 5 office hours in the Campus Sustainability Office during 9-5pm hours, M-F.  

ECO Student Sustainability Coordinator
Job Responsibilities

  • Organizing certain campus wide sustainability events including but not limited to Cornell Environmental Collaborative (ECO) Fall Fest, Orientation, Spring Fest, and providing logistical support for the Student Leadership Summit
  • Work along the ECO VP of Events to provide the campus with educational, engaging, and enjoyable sustainability events throughout the year including those which emphasize social justice, sustainable learning, and campus sustainability engagement
  • Acting as the liaison between ECO and the Campus Sustainability Office for event planning, including arranging, coordinating, and ensuring follow-up for monthly meetings between ECO and the Campus Sustainability Office
  • Keeping detailed notes on event development, successes, attendance, and future planning to aid with sustainability events development in future years

We are looking for someone who is…

  • Passionate about sustainability topics (not just ‘environmental!’) and wants to share this devotion with other members of the Cornell community.  Willing to “walk the talk” and get real organizing done to create a more sustainable campus and community
  • A leader who is well organized and has excellent communication skills.  Highly proficient as a collaborator, keeps detailed notes, and ensures things get done.
  • Excellent at working with and empowering diverse groups of people
  • Experience with event planning for large groups (food, settings, advertising, and other logistics), and knowledge of campus resources and processes for event planning
  • Detail oriented, professional, and able to work with both staff and students

If you are interested in applying please send your resume and a cover letter to by October 3, 2016.

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