The Outreach Coordinator manages the Associated Students Recycling (ASR) outreach program by developing ASR’s informational resources, participating in various environmental-focused groups such as the Zero Waste Committee and ECOalition, creating campaigns and workshops, and helping shape AS Recycling’s priorities and goals for the year.




  • Must possess basic leadership skills to coordinate events and projects with help from other students and the Program Coordinator
  • Must have a flexible schedule that allows one to attend events on nights and weekends
  • Must be comfortable with public speaking and interacting with the student population
  • Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must possess an interest in and basic knowledge of recycling, composting, and environmental issues in general
  • Must be proactive and willing to expand and improve the program
  • Must be extremely organized
  • Must be willing to get a bit dirty
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license in order to drive to events and set up waste service
  • Adobe Design Suite, social media, and WordPress skills are beneficial, but not required
  • Must plan to hold the position for an entire school year


  • Under the direction of the career staff Recycling and Compost Program Coordinator, coordinate ASR’s outreach efforts
  • Take initiative and be creative to develop new educational campaigns, workshops, presentations, events, and informational resources to expand awareness of recycling on campus
  • Coordinator ASR student staff before, during, and after outreach events including planning and delegating tasks
  • Stay versed regarding all on-campus events occurring each quarter and determine ASR’s participation
  • Manage our social media accounts including Facebook and Instragram
  • Design graphics and advertisements for ASR using Canva, Adobe, or with our AS graphic designer
  • Work alongside and support the Department of Public Worms Outreach Coordinator during events and workshops
  • Represent ASR in campus groups such as the Zero Waste Committee and ECOalition and on recycling-related projects across campus
  • Refine outreach procedures as needed
  • Update department history and manual quarterly
  • Assist with training new student staff on outreach and event planning procedures
  • Correspond with campus staff, students, and off-campus individuals to collaborate on projects, events, and tasks
  • Maintains frequent and regular communication with Program Coordinator and other Student Coordinators, working as a team to identify ongoing progress and needs
  • Coordinator drives to events and waste service in ASR’s electric vehicle
  • Attend weekly meetings with Program Coordinator and 4-6 staff meetings per quarter
  • Other duties as assigned

To Apply

Click this link or search “Associated Students Recycling Outreach Coordinator” on Handshake. You must attach a resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Please label your cover letter and resume with your first and last name (ex. FirstnameLastnameResume).

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