Jobs with FSU Sustainable Campus

Florida State University’s Sustainable Campus works to educate and engage students, staff, and faculty to set an example of campus sustainability and position FSU as a leader of environmental and social action.
Our educational efforts, community outreach, and programs work alongside the greater campus efforts and operations to provide everyone with the ability to develop, apply, and practice sustainability. Our efforts seek to conserve resources at FSU and strengthen the positive impact our university leaves upon the local and global environment for generations to come.

Who we are:

  • We are diverse, enthusiastic learners who care about all things sustainability.
  • We strongly believe in and follow a culture that is open, transparent, inclusive, and collaborative.
  • We are a friendly team and value relationships.

Graphic Designer (Paid Student Position)

As the Graphic Designer, what will you do?

  • Design and produce flyers, brochures, ads, and other marketing materials as directed by the Communications Coordinator (always staying in line with Sustainable Campus brand)
  • Maintain folders and files of all Sustainable Campus program and event materials
  • Keep your creative spark alive and come up with new ways to reach students with graphic design
  • Perform other duties as assigned

What we are looking for:

  • Commitment of at least 20 hours per week during the school semester from 8/1/2017 to 5/7/2018
  • Attend all bi-weekly Sustainable Campus staff meetings 
  • Work with Sustainable Campus staff, be present and available to support all Sustainable Campus programs and events
  • Professional dress and demeanor during office hours
  • Attendance at Sustainable Campus Staff Retreat before the Fall semester and Chuck It for Charity at the end of the Spring semester

Qualifications:

  • Enthusiasm for environmental and social sustainability 
  • Self-motivation, ability to meet critical deadlines, and accept constructive feedback
  • Strong design skills. Knowledge and experience using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign
  • Attention to detail and love for making things
  • A genuine and friendly disposition

Would be awesome if applicant has:

  • Video or podcast experience and familiarity with Adobe Premiere Pro or Adobe Audition
  • Basic knowledge of social media and how to use it
  • Familiarity with on-campus organizations

Does this sound like you? If so, we want to hear from you!

Please send a two paragraph statement of interest, samples of your work, and your resume to Sustainable Campus Communications Coordinator, Melissa Angel, at MAngel@fsu.edu.

reCycle Bike Program Coordinator (Paid Student Position)

Recycle bike COLOR horz.jpgThe reCycle Bike program offers FSU students the option to choose a more sustainable mode of transportation and adapt a healthier lifestyle. We aim to reduce the amount of cars driven to and on campus, decrease the amount of abandoned bikes piled up in landfills, and provide affordable transportation to students. FSU students are able to rent one of our refurbished bicycles for a nominal fee for the semester or academic year.

As the reCycle Bike coordinator, what will you do?:

  • Monitor and provide basic upkeep of refurbished bicycle fleet
  • Hold bike distributions and bike returns each school year
  • Track student bike renters, distribute contracts, and maintain program files
  • Work with University Cycles to repair bikes as needed
  • Develop and maintain an active programming schedule
  • Maintain a social media presence, currently reCycle Bike has a Facebook account 
  • Communicate with renters and get people excited about the bikes themselves, and biking around campus and the community

What we are looking for:

  • Commitment of at least 20 hours per week during the school semester from 8/1/2017 to 5/7/2018
  • Attend all bi-weekly Sustainable Campus staff meetings 
  • Work with Sustainable Campus staff, be present and available to support Sustainable Campus programs and events
  • Meet with Sustainable Campus Program Coordinator bi-weekly to set semester goals and develop timelines to complete said goals
  • Professional dress and demeanor during office hours
  • Attendance at Sustainable Campus Staff Retreat

Qualifications:

  • Enthusiasm and passion for environmental and social sustainability 
  • Knowledge of bike riding etiquette, safety, and basic repair 
  • Familiarity with Tallahassee bike routes / willingness to get connected with other local community bike programs
  • Ability to multi-task and meet critical deadlines
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently
  • Creativity, initiative and acute attention to detail
  • Comfortable talking to large groups and presenting in front of classes or at events about bike related issues
  • Leadership experience
  • Basic knowledge of social media and how to use it

Does this sound like you? If so, we want to hear from you!

Please send a two paragraph statement of interest and your resume to Sustainable Campus Program Coordinator, Jamie Valentine, at jlvalentine@fsu.edu.