The Office of Environmental Sustainability (OES) is seeking an enthusiastic, organized, self-motivated student to serve as Ecolympics Intern. The successful candidate will work with stakeholders from across campus and the Sustainability Coordinator to facilitate planning this year’s 2017 Oberlin Ecolympics competition and event series. This is a part time (5-10 hours per week, up to 25 hours in the spring semester) $9.25/hr. paid student position reporting to the Sustainability Coordinator.
Responsibilities: This intern will interact with Oberlin College students, faculty, staff, and the community at large, as well as outside businesses and organizations, to coordinate the 2017 Oberlin Ecolympics competition.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: - Liaise between departments, offices, and student groups across campus and in the Oberlin community to collaborate on Ecolympics events and efforts; this will also include interfacing with guest speakers, film companies, and venues; - Schedule and co-facilitate Ecolympics planning committee meetings, oversee subcommittees and volunteers, and encourage broad and meaningful participation - Raise money for Ecolympics events and prizes through internal and external donations and grants; Assist in publicizing Ecolympics events with the Communications & Web Initiatives Intern; - Work with the Dashboard Team to ensure the resource conservation competition is a success: dorms and co-ops are engaged, Dashboard is functioning correctly, local schools competition are running smoothly.
Qualifications: Student at Oberlin College as of the 2016-17 academic year familiar with environmental sustainability issues, communications, or marketing (this may be from related classes, student groups, volunteerism, work, and the like). Applicants must be highly organized, have excellent communication and outreach skills, ability to successfully collaborate with diverse constituencies, and be driven to propel Oberlin Ecolympics. Preferred qualifications include student or community outreach experience, event planning skills, familiarity with Ecolympics, knowledge of campus and community groups, and desire to include the entire college and community in sustainability efforts.
Application Deadline is Thursday, September 1 at 11:59PM.
How to apply here: https://goo.gl/LQWHgl