The Sustainability Institute is currently hiring to further the Institutes outreach and engagement strategy. A successful candidate must have a basic understanding of current sustainability issues and concepts, exceptional written and in-person communication skills and experience with campus entities such as UPUA, UPAC, and ASA. Duties include: 1) Acting as co-Executive Directors of the Council of Sustainable Leaders, 2) Coordinating Public Pedagogy and Engagement events for Fall and Spring 3) Representing the Sustainability Institute at the New Student Orientation, and based on the experience of the candidate there is the 4) Potential for partnerships with university entities (Career Services, Alumni Center, Greek Life, THON, Inter-Collegiate athletics, University Operations, et al) to further sustainability efforts. Position will run through the academic year (August – May) with a potential extension through the summer. Working hours are flexible with a minimum of 10 and maximum of 20 hours during the academic year. Support for sustainability-focused research can also be provided. With questions regarding this position please contact Douglas Goodstein at the Sustainability Institute.
"Sustainability, in a broad sense, touches upon virtually all aspects of the research enterprise at Penn State and is a principal driver behind our most noteworthy and important research pursuits. "