Hiring Range Minimum: $21.00
Hiring Range Maximum: $23.00
Application Review date: 10/29/2021
The Sustainability Program Assistant develops and oversees implementation of student experiential learning and community building programs for the Sustainability Office; plays an important role in developing and coordinating key collaborative programs between the Dartmouth Sustainability Office, the Irving Institute for Energy and Society, and other campus partners, and is responsible for implementing assessment of the effectiveness of Sustainability Office experiential learning and community building programs with existing office systems and tools and with new tools and strategies.
Required Qualifications – Education and Yrs Exp
Bachelors plus 1-2 year(s) of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
Required Qualifications – Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
- Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies or related field required.
- Previous experience organizing events.
- Experience in the implementation of sustainability initiatives, campus initiatives and/or environmental projects.
- Knowledge of Dartmouth Sustainability Office student programs, initiatives, and past events.
- Proven ability to work as part of a fast-paced, innovative team.
- Excellent ability to prioritize, and to manage multiple projects, and people.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, organizational skills, and interpersonal skills.
- Positive, solution orientation.
- Ability to exercise tact, discretion, and independent judgment.
- Must have a valid US driver’s license and must remain in good standing as a Dartmouth approved driver.
- Knowledge of basic communication tools, various social media platforms, and Google & Microsoft Office programs.
- Ability to adapt personal and professional schedule to Dartmouth’s year-round calendar.
Commitment to diversity and to participation in a community of inclusion.
Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title
Rosalie Kerr, Director
Talent Acquisition Consultant
Equal Opportunity Employer
Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.
Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Special Instructions to Applicants
This position is a 12-month term position.
Please note that Dartmouth has a COVID vaccination requirement for all employees; visit https://www.dartmouth.edu/hrs/ to review the policy and for details and information on requesting an exemption and/or reasonable accommodation. Compliance with the Dartmouth COVID-19 Employee and Appointee Vaccination Policy is a condition of employment.
Intern Management: Oversees Sustainability Office student interns and group leaders and supports effective implementation of student projects by providing guidance, mentorship, training, and relationship building as necessary across the campus including Sustainable Dartmouth and First-Year Program; leads outreach and student participant selection, training, and onboarding; reviews student timecards weekly, and reviews end of the term debrief form reports and share with team; develops programs and events to build cohesion and collaboration across student teams and projects.
Percentage Of Time
Support Irving Institute Partnerships: Spring Energy Immersion Trip Leader- coordinates and runs the Spring Energy Immersion Trip including outreach to students and participant selection; identifying, scheduling and coordinating faculty and guest speakers and field trips; and facilitating post-trip reflection and sharing. Supports the development of new Winter immersion trip. Energy Programming in the Irving Institute Building-develops and supports programming and events around sustainability and energy in service to our new home in the Irving building and our partnership with IIES; supports the Sustainability Office/Irving Institute Senior Leadership Program.
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Sustainability Program Support: Supports the Moving Sale, EcoCroo, Brew HaHa, and EarthWeek committee oversight; develops and manages the Sustainability Action Program (First-year program) in conjunction with other staff members; uses strong interpersonal skills to build relationships and work collaboratively with key campus partners in support of the above initiatives; engages in, and sometimes facilitates, strategic planning discussions about Sustainability Office growth, strategy, and assessment; serves as an enthusiastic resource to student, faculty, and staff collaborators; contributes to, refines, and implements top notch, innovative ideas that help make Dartmouth a sustainability leader.
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General Office Support: Provides additional support for Sustainability Office communications, events, and administrative tasks including responding to inquiries via email and office phone, booking spaces & catering for events, picking up event supplies, and helping produce content for social media postings and blog posts; is a positive, solution oriented, supportive, and collaborative team member.
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Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.
Performs other duties as assigned.