Community Outreach & Environmental Educational Specialist 3

(Working title: Science and Sustainability Education Development Manager)

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Position Purpose

This position leads planning, prioritization, development, implementation, coordination, editing, tracking, and curation of Sustainability in Prisons Project’s (SPP) science and sustainability education materials. The incumbent develops protocols, procedures, and outreach materials to train and inform SPP and Washington State Department of Corrections (corrections) staff, students, and education partners. As part of the SPP leadership team, this position cultivates collaborations with diverse program partners to advance SPP’s mission to bring science and nature into prisons. The position works with an engaged community of incarcerated people, scientists, researchers, technicians, corrections professionals, faculty, staff, and students to provide impactful education and training and resolve complex issues. The incumbent must demonstrate high value for equity and inclusion, empowering change, working across differences to increase access to science and sustainability education, and ability to consistently extend respect and compassion to all partners and stakeholders.

This is a part-time .75 FTE (30 hour per week), overtime-eligible project position at the Olympia campus of The Evergreen State College and within Washington prison facilities. This project position is funded through June 30, 2023 and by a legislative proviso, anticipated to continue through June 2027.

Salary and Benefits: $3,041.25 – $4,089.75 per month of part-time work + excellent benefits including paid sick and vacation leave; paid campus holidays; a generous medical, dental, life, and disability insurance package; and a tuition waiver program.


Closes: September 20, 2022

All requested application materials must be submitted by the deadline in order to be considered.


About the College

The Evergreen State College is a progressive, public liberal arts and sciences college located in Olympia, Washington, in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Since opening its doors in 1971, Evergreen has established a national reputation for leadership in developing innovative interdisciplinary, collaborative and team-taught academic programs. The college has a vibrant undergraduate program, graduate programs, and public service centers that constitute a unique academic setting. The college values a student-centered learning environment, a link between theory and practice, and a multicultural community of diverse faculty, students and staff working together. For more information about Evergreen, please visit our college catalog or our website:


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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or status as a protected veteran.  For more information regarding Evergreen’s non-discrimination policies or to report discrimination, please visit the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity webpage at or contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Officer at (360) 867-5371, Room 3102 Library Building, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia, WA 98505.