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Sustainable Campus is Hiring!

Published April 13, 2015


Looking to get more involved with sustainability on campus? Think about joining our team!

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All interested applicants should meet the following qualifications:

  • ability to commit to 10-15 hours/week (depending on position)
  • detailed-oriented and organized; have strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • ability to maintain professional working relationships with various campus departments
  • be in good academic standing


reCycle bike coordinator

(10 hours/week) – begins summer 2015. reCycle bike is a bicycle rental program that offers students a low-cost, sustainable transportation option.

  • Manages the reCycle fleet and ensures that bikes are properly maintained, transported, and distributed
  • Meets with reCycle staff advisors on a consistent basis and communicates with the Applied Business Research Institute & Sustainable Campus regularly
  • Maintains contact with University Cycles and FSU Solid Waste & Recycling to manage transportation of the bicycles to and from campus
  • Updates the program financial spreadsheets with incomes and expenses incurred
  • Keeps in contact with FSUPD for retrieving abandoned bicycles and reporting lost/stolen bicycles
  • Coordinates outreach activities, including workshops and Strive Not to Drive

Garden Manager 

(10-15 hours/week) – begins summer 2015. The Seminole Organic garden is a place on campus for students to learn about and grow their own food. Interested candidates should have a demonstrated knowledge of gardening.

  • Recruit and manage volunteers through advertising as well as attending campus organization events
  • Schedule and supervise volunteer days at the garden
  • Plan budget and purchase garden materials
  • Oversee the general quality of the garden (maintenance, watering, storage, etc)
  • Maintain regular communication with entities with whom the garden works including the Grounds department (FSU Facilities), the Director of Campus Sustainability, and the Director of the Office of Student Sustainability (SGA)

Graphic designer

(15-20 hours/week) – begins summer 2015. This position facilitates campaign development for Sustainable Campus programs through project management and graphic design. Ideal candidates should have a demonstrated skill set in graphic design and be proficient with the Adobe Creative Suite and other web design tools.

  • Aids in new design concepts and development of graphic design projects, prepares proofs, and provides design insight to student and professional staff
  • Responsible for designing various branding items including, logos, promotional items, brochures, posters, reports, stationary, etc

Garnet & Gold Goes Green coordinator

(10-15 hours/week) – begins fall 2015. G4 volunteers act as the friendly face of recycling to the thousands of fans who attend FSU football games each year.

  • MUST be available for each home football game (REQUIRED)
  • Seek new and innovative ways to recruit students and organizations to volunteer for each home football game
  • Coordinate the collection of recyclables during GGGG
  • Maintain all volunteer records
  • Coordinate GGGG efforts for Dance Marathon and Relay for Life

Take Back the Tap coordinator

(10-15 hours/week) – begins fall 2015. TBTT is campaign aimed to help FSU become a bottled water free campus.

  • Coordinate the FSU chapter of Take Back the Tap
  • Maintain a relationship with the Food & Water Watch national campaign. Participate in strategy sessions to develop local tactics for implementation
  • Recruit and train volunteers
  • Build strategic coalitions with students, faculty, staff, and organizations to become bottled-water free

Book Club & Green Grad Pledge coordinator

(10-15 hours/week) – begins fall 2015. The Book Club explores one environmentally-themed book per semester and meets as a group to discuss and elaborate on the book’s focus.  The Green Grad Pledge allows soon-to-be FSU graduates to pledge to consider the social and environmental implications of their post-graduation actions. 

  • Schedule, organize and lead all book club sessions, including creating discussion questions and researching supporting materials for continued discussion
  • Organize green grad events and coordinate with partner organizations

For more information, contact Elizabeth Swiman, Director of Campus Sustainability at

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