Call for Applicants - Sustainability Fellow (Part Time)
UWC-USA invites applications for our 2021 Campus Sustainability Fellowship Program, which will bring those starting out in a career in Sustainable Management to the UWC-USA campus in Montezuma, New Mexico. UWC-USA is a 2-year residential school with a diverse student population representing over 90 different countries. We are seeking a fellow who represents our diverse student body and strongly encourage applicants from under represented communities in Sustainability. As a program we welcome individuals from every nation, racial and ethnic group, socioeconomic and political background. Our effectiveness as a program is based on building sustainable community that embodies diversity in all its forms.
Fellows will work directly with UWC-USA’s Sustainability Task Force and Chief Financial and Operations Officer to gather and interpret data on resource use, as well as design and implement programs and policies to improve UWC-USA’s organizational sustainability. In addition to supporting the work of the Sustainability Task Force, fellows will collaborate with staff and students to implement UWC-USA’s Strategic Plan, and make progress in metrics developed by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).
As part of the fellowship program, fellow will be expected to:
Assist with the planning and facilitation of Sustainability Task Force meetings
Configure and Monitor UWC-USA’s Campus Submetering Dashboard (Vitality)
Conduct research and analysis that supports and informs the implementation of Sustainability objectives outlined in UWC-USA’s Strategic Plan
Manage the data collection and documentation required as a part of AASHE’s certification process.
A BS/BA in a field related to Sustainability.
Experience gathering, analyzing and presenting data and metrics.
Familiarity with techniques and resources used in Sustainable Management - Energy Efficiency, Water Resource Management, Purchasing, Carbon Footprinting, Renewable Energy Development, etc.
Administrative skills (agenda development, minute taking, meeting facilitation, professional correspondence)
Applications for the 2021 academic year (May 2021 to August 2021) are accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Applications should include the following:
A detailed resume
A statement of interest that elaborates on:
experience or desire to work with diverse student and employee populations to build sustainable community.
The contact information for three references
The Summer Sustainability Fellow will work with other farm interns and be provided with a stipend ($1,000/month) for 32 hours a week for four months of work (May - August).
While we welcome applicants from within and outside the United States and will support the Fellow with all the necessary paperwork for a B-1 visa, international applicants will have to bear the costs for the visa process. Furthermore, while all living/transport costs will be offered to international Fellows as well, we are unable to offer a stipend to non-US-resident/citizen Fellows due to B-1 visa regulations.
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About United World College-USA
UWC-USA is part of an international 18-school coalition of United World Colleges that share a common mission of using education to unite people for peace and a sustainable future. The campus in Montezuma, New Mexico, is the only UWC in the U.S., and is home to 230 students who represent more than 90 countries.