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.

Current openings:

Eco-Reps Student Program Coordinator

Eco-Rep Coordinator Details:

  • Engage peers on issues of natural resource conservation, personal pro-environmental behavior, and sense of environmental responsibility
  • Work with administrators to identify potential conservation projects on campus and implement one or more of these projects though using a systematic social marketing campaign approach (campaigns could include energy management, recycling, water conservation, reducing food waste, etc.)
  • Act as a liaison between students and administrators on issues of sustainability
  • Develop & facilitate bi-weekly Eco-Rep meetings (host speakers, create activities, discussions, etc.)
  • Develop creative outreach materials (posters, emails, eco boards, binders, etc.)
  • Host and facilitate training session at the start of each semester

Expectations:

  • Commitment of up to 20 hours per week during the school semester from 8/1/2020 to 5/7/2021
  • 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

Desired Qualifications:

  • Enthusiasm and passion for environmental and social sustainability
  • Knowledge of current sustainability, environmental, and social equity issues
  • 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 sustainability related issues
  • Leadership experience
  • Basic knowledge of social media and how to use it
  • Commitment to Eco-Rep program and sustainable living

If this sounds like you, please fill out the following application: https://forms.gle/8gcQG7m9y7SFiEPUA

garnet and gold goes green student program coordinator

What is Garnet & Gold Goes Green?:

Garnet and Gold Goes Green (G4 or GGGG) is a game day recycling program that provides fans the opportunity to recycle their beverage containers with the intention of decreasing the large amounts of litter surrounding Doak Campbell stadium. G4 volunteers act as the friendly face of recycling to the thousands of fans who attend FSU football games each year. Participants arrive at the stadium 2.5 hours before the start of the game and stay briefly after kickoff. Volunteers are rewarded with food, a G4 tank top, and service hours that can be counted toward ServScript.

G4 Coordinator Details:

  • Recruit FSU students about volunteer opportunities for each FSU home football game and corresponding G4 events
  • Seek innovative ways to recruit student volunteers as well as ways to encourage tailgaters to recycle
  • Maintain professional working-relationships between Athletics, Sustainable Campus, and FSU food distributor
  • Organize each G4 event, gathering 20-40 volunteers each game day
  • Organize game day including; tent set-up, pick up food, volunteer coordination, clean up, and volunteer follow-up
  • Coordinate the collection of recyclables from spectators during FSU home football games
  • Support new programming of G4 at FSU designated basketball games
  • Keep a roster of the inflow of students and faculty who volunteer
  • Deliver marketing posters, update social media outlets
  • Organize and support recycling at Dance Marathon in late February
  • Organize and support recycling at Relay for Life in mid-April

Expectations:

  • Commitment of up to 20 hours per week during the school semester from 8/1/2020 to 5/10/2021
  • Attend all bi-monthly Sustainable Campus staff meetings
  • Collaborate with Sustainable Campus staff, be present and available to support Sustainable Campus programs and events
  • Meet with Sustainable Campus Program Coordinator bi-monthly to set semester goals and develop timelines to complete said goals
  • Professional dress and demeanor during office hours
  • Attendance at Sustainable Campus Staff Orientation and Chuck it for Charity

Desired Qualifications:

  • Must have volunteered with G4 in the past
  • Understanding of recycling on FSU’s campus
  • Enthusiasm and passion for environmental and social sustainability
  • Ability to multi-task and meet critical deadlines
  • Self-motivation, ability to work independently, and accept constructive feedback
  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail
  • Comfortable talking to large groups and presenting in front of classes or at events about sustainability related issues
  • Strong computer skills and ability to use Google Drive, calendar, Outlook, and Microsoft application
  • Basic knowledge of social media and how to use it

If this sounds like you, please fill out the following application: https://forms.gle/8gcQG7m9y7SFiEPUA

take back the tap student program coordinator

What is Take Back the Tap?:

Take Back the Tap FSU is a student-run advocacy campaign aimed to help FSU become a bottled water free campus. This movement encourages students to take advantage of FSU’s hydration stations and filtered tap water while hosting educational events to raise awareness about the benefits of drinking tap water. In addition, TBTT serves to inform FSU’s community on local and global water issues, challenges, and solutions. TBTT is a campaign under the national non-profit Food and Water Watch.

Take Back the Tap Coordinator Duties:

  • Recruiting interested students, facilitating group meetings, and providing guidance for group efforts
  • Building strategic coalitions with faculty, staff, student groups, and board members on campus
  • Coordinating outreach to influential groups, elected officials, citizen activists, and businesses
  • Recruiting and managing volunteer leaders to run strategic campaign actions
  • Participating in national campaign strategy sessions and developing local tactics, attending national phone call meetings every other week.
  • Maintaining records of work and assist with database development, keeping track of events, volunteers.
  • Lead meetings, organizing campus events to keep students engaged, recruiting people interested in participating in the campaign.
  • Keeping on track the RSO status, paperwork, meet requirements through the SOAR Board
  • Work with and have monthly conference calls with Food and Water Watch
  • Host a UN World Water Day event in the Spring (March 22)
  • Host a series of “Happy Hours” around campus

Expectations:

  • Commitment of up to 20 hours per week during the school semester from 8/1/2020 to 5/10/2021
  • Attend all bi-monthly Sustainable Campus staff meetings
  • Collaborate with Sustainable Campus staff, be present and available to support Sustainable Campus programs and events
  • Meet with Sustainable Campus Program Coordinator bi-monthly to set semester goals and develop timelines to complete said goals
  • Professional dress and demeanor during office hours
  • Attendance at Sustainable Campus Staff Orientation and Chuck it for Charity

Desired Qualifications:

  • Volunteered with Take Back The Tap in the past
  • Maintain professional working conditions with various individuals outside the FSU community.
  • Enthusiasm and passion for environmental and social sustainability
  • Knowledge of current sustainability, environmental, and social equity issues
  • 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 sustainability related issues
  • Leadership experience
  • Basic knowledge of social media and how to use it

If this sounds like you, please fill out the following application: https://forms.gle/8gcQG7m9y7SFiEPUA

Graphic Designer

The graphic designer of Sustainable Campus is a valuable member of our Sustainable Campus Communications (SCOMMS) team. Incorporating high-quality graphics into our messaging helps to foster more involvement in Sustainable Campus programs and more sustainable behavior change among the campus community. The graphic designer is imperative to these ends and has a huge role in shaping our communications. The graphic designer reports to the Communications Coordinator and works alongside the Director of Sustainability to complete projects. The graphic designer is the innovative, creative heart of Sustainable Campus.

Graphic Designer Duties:

  • Design and produce flyers, brochures, ads, and other marketing materials as directed by the Communications Coordinator
  • Upholding the Sustainable Campus Brand through all produced materials
  • Maintain folders and files of all Sustainable Campus program and event materials
  • Serve as the creative heart of Sustainable Campus
  • Identify new ways to reach target audiences through produced materials
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Expectations:

  • Commitment of up to 20 hours per week during the school semester from 8/1/2020 to 5/10/2021
  • Attend all bi-monthly Sustainable Campus staff meetings
  • Collaborate with Sustainable Campus staff, be present and available to support Sustainable Campus programs and events
  • Meet with Sustainable Campus Communications Coordinator bi-monthly to set semester goals and develop timelines to complete said goals
  • Professional dress and demeanor during office hours
  • Attendance at Sustainable Campus Staff Orientation and Chuck it for Charity

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong design skills, knowledge and experience using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign
  • Maintain professional working conditions with various individuals outside the FSU community
  • Ability to multi-task and meet critical deadlines
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently
  • Creativity, initiative and acute attention to detail
  • Basic knowledge of social media and how to use it

If this sounds like you, please fill out the following application: https://forms.gle/8gcQG7m9y7SFiEPUA

Please reach out to Cyndel Brunell at cbrunell@fsu.edu with any employment questions!

 

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