Student Research Assistant with IUP SUSTAINABILITY STUDIES

Job Description: To work with members of the IUP Sustainability Studies Committee in its efforts to establish a Sustainability Studies minor at the university. We are hiring a student worker to help the Committee coordinate several ongoing projects, including the SUST website, programming, and recruitment. This student worker position would last for the duration of the 2015-2016 Academic Year.

Job Responsibilities:

Help with SUST Programs & Speakers:

  • Help secure the on-campus venue(s) for the SUST programming
  • Coordinate food, information packets, and other supplies/facilities as needed
  • Coordinate with on-campus services to promote and otherwise advertise the series

Website Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the website, which will include:
  • Research career and graduate school opportunities for SUST minors
  • Maintain a database of resources to facilitate curriculum building in this program
  • Help maintain an annotated bibliography of relevant journals, articles on environmental humanities and sustainability, and pedagogy associated with sustainability education

Recruitment Responsibilities:

  • Maintain schedule of possible recruiting venues, including expos, Six O’Clock Series, regional events
  • Help to produce poster, brochure, press releases promoting SUST
  • Attend ECO meetings as rep from SUST

STARTING/ENDING DATES: October 19, 2015 – May 2, 2016 (20 weeks)

Wages: $7.25 per hour (undergraduate) or $8.25 per hour (graduate), 10 hours per week.

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume by Friday, October 16 to Dr. Amanda B. Poole and Dr. Susan Comfort,

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