Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship — Integrated Programs in Sustainability

June 09, 2014


Earlham College is seeking applicants for a Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship to work with the Integrated Programs in Sustainability. This is a full-time, 10-month, administrative faculty appointment. Salary is commensurate with experience, and includes a full benefit package. Some evening and weekend hours will be required.

The intern is supervised by the Director of the Integrated Program in Sustainability and works collaboratively with the Assistant Director of Sustainability and the Outdoor Education Coordinator along with other staff of the Center for Integrated Learning.

This position is designed to provide a recent college graduate with programming and managerial experience in a college outdoor and sustainability program setting.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervision and coordination of the Outdoor Education Center (OEC)
    • Plan and implement OEC student attendant training.
    • Supervise OEC student attendants.
    • Organize and teach gear care, maintenance and repair work.
    • Oversee gear rental policies and record keeping, and conduct end of semester gear inventory.
    • Advertise OEC activities and rentals.
    • Work with OE Coordinator to research and make gear purchases.
  • Management of the Solomon Climbing Wall
    • Coordinating and supervising climbing wall staff.
    • Plan and implement climbing wall events, training and programming.
    • Conduct a review of the program based on industry standard practices by the CWA.
  • Coordination of the Eco-Reps and Free Store Programs
    • Supervise student managers for each program.
    • Work with students to plan and implement best-practices based programming in sustainability peer education and waste reduction.
    • Liaise with Student Development to strengthen partnerships around sustainability peer education.
  • Publicity and Communications
    • Manage social media, newsletters and websites for Sustainability and Outdoor Education.
    • Supervise Events/Publicity student intern.
    • Coordinate publicity plans for all events.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree, preferably in environmental studies/science, sustainability, outdoor recreation, or a related field.
  • Must be organized, detail oriented, have excellent interpersonal communication skills, and work well in a fast paced environment.
  • Previous experience supervising and/or leading students is preferred.
  • Must be skilled at managing social media sites and have a background or interest in publicity and graphic design.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are required.
  • Prior experience working in outdoor education and/or peer education programs is preferred.

Application Instructions

Please send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references as a single electronic file to:

Human Resources Office
Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374-4095

Phone:  765-983-1393

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

Earlham College continues to build a community that reflects the gender and racial diversity of the society at large, and, therefore, we are particularly interested in inviting and encouraging applications from African Americans, other ethnic minorities, and women. Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Earlham utilizes E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility for all newly hired employees within the United States.

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