The Sustainability Engagement & Data Coordinator will develop and deliver outreach and communications for College-wide sustainability programs, projects, initiatives, and events. As a member of the Sustainability Office, the Coordinator works cooperatively with students, faculty, and staff to support and promote activities that build awareness and foster participation in personal and institutional sustainability. The Coordinator also tracks sustainability metrics for multiple analysis and reporting purposes. Both engagement and data management functions are intended to support continuous improvement in reaching the goals of the college Strategic Plan.
The PSU Institute for Sustainable Solutions (ISS) is the central portal for sustainability at PSU, fostering innovative cross-disciplinary research, critical skill-building curriculum, and effective community engagement to solve sustainability challenges in Portland and beyond.
ISS is currently seeking a new director who will lead the Institute in its collaborative and transformative work within the University and throughout the region, and serve as steward of the Institute’s goals for an exceptional student experience, groundbreaking and applicable research, and vital community partnerships.
Application deadline: September 30, 2015
“Global warming is happening and we’re seeing the effects all around us — from dangerous heat waves and droughts to last winter’s snowstorms. And scientists warn it could get much worse unless we act soon.
“The good news: we have the solutions. Solar power is taking off, and we’re beginning to harvest energy from the winds off our shores.
“But powerful interests, including utility companies and the fossil fuel industry, are threatening to stop clean energy in its tracks.
“We’re looking for smart, hard-working students to build the people power it will take to repower Massachusetts with clean energy. Interns will work 4-7 hours per week from campus.”
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GDAE is the Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts University.
The Communications Assistant will work with GDAE’s Outreach Coordinator to help maintain and expand our outreach efforts. Job duties will include: design flyers and outreach materials, assist with event planning, track media mentions, maintain database of email subscribers in MailChimp, help prepare a weekly GDAE News email in MailChimp, and other projects as assigned.
An ideal candidate is an undergraduate student with work-study funding. This is a flexible 6-10 hrs/week position. Pay will be $10-12/hour depending on experience.
The research assistant will work with the Research Coordinator on updating research and basic graphic design materials for the economic and environmental education texts published by the Theory and Education department at the Global Development and Environment Institute (GDAE) at Tufts University. In addition, they will help to prepare and organize GDAE’s Social Science Library Project (a project developed in conjunction with the United Nations Decade for Education for Sustainable Development) through which educational resources are distributed to university libraries in developing countries around the world.
This is a paid position with a flexible 5-12 hours/week.