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.

 

 

Requirements

  • 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

Duties

  • 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).

For questions, contact Jessie Schmitt at jessicas@as.ucsb.edu