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[greenyes] job posting UNC Charlotte Environmental Educator/Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator

The UNC Charlotte Office of Waste Reduction & Recycling
has an opening for an enthusiastic and energetic
Environmental Educator/Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator

Position #9960 Communications Specialist I - Level 63 (Note: this is the official state title and this title will be used on the UNCC Human Resources website)
Environmental Education/Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator (E/O Coordinator)

The majority of the E/O Coordinator's time will be spent providing educational and promotional information about the OWR&R, the Conservation Awareness Team (CAT) and Environmental Sustainability initiatives to the various facets of the campus community. This includes, but is not limited to: creating brochures and fact sheets; creating and editing the OWR&R's newsletter; overseeing the continued development of the web page; organizing education sessions and presenting to classes and offices on various aspects of environmental sustainability, energy and water conservation, and waste reduction and recycling topics; organizing special events such as Earth Day; staffing tables at various campus and community events; writing press releases and articles for local news outlets or other departments' publications; overseeing the development of a yearly Recycling Monitor workshop; and assisting with the set up and coordination of indoor recycling sites.
The E/O Coordinator will also oversee student volunteers and interns. Create educational materials directed specifically towards UNC Charlotte students. Work with the staff of Housing and Residence Life (H&RL) to develop methods of distribution. Work with H&RL staff to educate students about recycling opportunities during move-in and move-out. Prepare and present to each Residence Hall programs on recycling and conservation procedures during the beginning of the year. Work with RC's and RA's to improve environmental education throughout Residence Life.
· Four-year degree
· Experience working or volunteering for an environmental or recycling program.
· Experience working with volunteers.
· Experience working or volunteering with environmental education programs.
· Proficient in the use of computer software including: Microsoft Publisher, PowerPoint, Word, Photoshop, desktop publishing programs (Quark XPress, Adobe PageMaker), email programs, Internet usage.
· Knowledge of local and state environmental policies and issues.
· Ability to speak and present to large groups of people.
· Ability to communicate clearly both in writing and verbally.
· Good interpersonal skills.
· Ability to work independently.
· Ability to carry up to 30 pounds.

Level 63 pay range: Minimum: $25,036 Midpoint: $31,242 Maximum: $37,447

To apply go to UNC Charlotte's Human Resources webpage:

The job will be posted on the webpage on Saturday, June 4, 2005
Position closes Saturday, June 18, 2005
For more information about the OWR&R go to our website

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