By UW Sustainability | Jul 20, 2015

UW Sustainability is hiring for two open positions, a Sustainability Outreach & Events Specialist and a Sustainability Programs Specialist. Both listings are for full time staff positions with the UW Sustainability office.

The Sustainability Outreach & Events Specialist will provide planning, project management, outreach, and communications support for University-wide sustainability events and other outreach-related activities in support of campus sustainability efforts. As a member of the UW Sustainability office team, the Outreach & Events Specialist works cooperatively with students, faculty, and staff at UW to plan and carry out events across campus to promote and guide activities supporting the University’s Climate Action Plan and other sustainability goals. Responsibilities include planning, budgeting, programming and delivery of high-profile UW-wide events such as the annual Sustainable UW Festival, Earth Day, and a variety of other campus and community events that require event coordination or tabling. These events are critical for the University’s sustainability goals to promote and communicate the institution’s key accomplishments, thought-leadership, carbon reduction projects and recognition of staff, student and faculty members who demonstrate leadership with environmental stewardship and sustainability at the University. Planning and execution of these events involve eight months of planning with continuous oversight of event-related duties to ensure events maintain high-profile visibility within the UW community and region.

For more details and to apply for the Outreach & Events Specialist position, go to http://tinyurl.com/uws-outreach-events-specialist

The Sustainability Programs Specialist will provide program management, planning, outreach, and communications for University-wide sustainability programs, projects, initiatives, and events. As a member of the UW Sustainability team, the Programs Specialist works cooperatively with students, faculty, and staff at UW to lead projects and make connections across campus that promote and guide activities supporting the University’s Climate Action Plan and other sustainability goals. Responsibilities include: Lead and manage projects such as the Green Labs and Green Office certifications, and UW Green Teams; lead effort for annual reporting processes for UW and Non-UW reporting organizations; develop and manage project planning; work with Climate Action Plan Project Manager to coordinate communications and presentation material; supervise student hours and communicate UW policies and procedures for all new student hires; supervise internship credits and work with student and faculty advisors to ensure student requirements are met; and coordinate with Campus Sustainability Fund Coordinator to track and support student-led programs and projects.

For more details and to apply for the Programs Specialist position, go to http://tinyurl.com/uws-programs-specialist