University of Vermont

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Employment Opportunities

Currently, the Office of Sustainability has the following position open:


Education & Outreach Coordinator

The University of Vermont’s Office of Sustainability is seeking a person with effective communication, data management, and supervisory skills to join our team. Interested? Apply at


Supervise and coordinate Eco-Reps Program: plan, coordinate and oversee program activities including recruitment and supervision of students who serve as peer-educators in university residence hall communities. Assist with strategic planning and prioritization of projects. Develop, oversee and coordinate performance tracking processes to maintain UVM’s national ranking in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) and other ranking systems. Maintain communications with internal and external stakeholders and partners regarding STARS, best practices, and innovations for sustainability in higher education

Minimum requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in sustainability, communications, business, public relations, or other applicable field with two to four years’ direct experience in community engagement campaigns and/or campus sustainability required. Supervisory experience required. Effective communications skills (writing, conflict management, presentation, inter-personal), including the ability to produce clear written documentation for technical and non-technical audiences. Experience in social media management, public relations, design and print production, and website development. Ability to initiate and implement projects with teams and work independently with little direct oversight. Familiarity with different software and web services/platforms. Ability to travel to off-campus locations is required.

Desirable qualifications:

Proficiency with all Microsoft Office applications and Google Apps. Experience coordinating a peer educator program at an institution of higher education. Experience managing an organization’s sustainability data collection and reporting process. Coursework or other training in community-based social marketing, environmental science or systems dynamics. Project management experience and program evaluation experience.


This is an 11-month, full-time position with full-time benefits. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.