Sustainability Fellow

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ATE Details
Posting Number:
0001058
Job Title:
Sustainability Fellow
Department:
Dean of the Faculty
Position Status:
Full-Time
Position Type:
Regular
Months per Year:
12 Months
Work Hours:
35 hours per week

Position Band/Level:
SS16
Tenure Track Status:

Job Summary:
The office of Sustainable Skidmore at Skidmore College seeks a full-time Sustainability Fellow. The Fellow position is a full-time, regular appointment. The Fellow reports to the Sustainability Coordinator and works closely with the Coordinator for the Environmental Studies Program, faculty and staff in Student Affairs and Academic Affairs, managers within Facilities Services and Financial Services, Skidmore's Campus Sustainability Committee, the Office of Student Diversity Programs, the student Environmental Action Club and Sustainability Committees, and other programs and constituencies on and off campus.

The Sustainability Fellow will assist in recruiting and managing student staff in the North Woods Stewards Program, Sustainability Representatives, composting, bike share, garden, and other programs. He/she will create and carry out various educational events and programs related to sustainability, including annual campus-wide events such as Skidmore Unplugged, The Big Green Scream, and Earth Week. The Fellow will also assist in managing internal and external communications for the Sustainable Skidmore office, aid in sustainability assessment which includes collecting data for a greenhouse gas inventory, and assist the Campus Sustainability Subcommittee in a variety of ways. The Fellow will have an excellent opportunity to make an impact both on the ongoing operations of the College and on the development of future leaders.

Skidmore College is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community through their work, and we encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations to apply.
Minimum Qualifications:
Qualifications: BA or BS, strong written and verbal skills, a creative approach to problem solving, and comfort in working with students, faculty, and staff from across the College. The successful candidate should have skills in designing and facilitating programs, projects, and events related to sustainability, and experience with land stewardship is desirable.
Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Demands:

Required Applicant Documents:
Resume
Cover Letter
List of Three References
Other
Transcript
Optional Applicant Documents:

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Candidates should submit all materials online including a cover letter, resume, a writing sample, contact information for three references, and transcripts for the highest degree completed. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter how they will enhance the diversity of perspectives in the office and college and how their skills, knowledge, and leadership approach will help advance sustainability at Skidmore.

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Pay Range:
$17.40 per hour
Posting Date:

Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
Quicklink for Posting:
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Saratoga Springs, New York
2014-08-31
Skidmore College
Clarissa Sawyer
csawyer@skidmore.edu

Saratoga Springs, New York
United States
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