DVRPC Regional Student Forum on
Monday, December 13, 2010
The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) seeks a part-time Publications and Resource Center Assistant. The primary focus of this position will be to assist with the development of the weekly AASHE Bulletin, including researching and writing stories. This e-newsletter delivers the latest campus sustainability news, resources, opportunities and events from the U.S. and Canada.
This position will also help with the development of AASHE’s interactive, online Resource Center by helping to research campus sustainability resources and writing related blog posts.
The assistant will perform some combination of the following tasks:
Research and write stories for the AASHE Bulletin
Perform internet searches to obtain stories for the AASHE Bulletin
Manage AASHE’s Membership Spotlight series
Manage social media outreach for the AASHE Bulletin, Member Spotlight and Sustainability Student Diary series
Manage AASHE’s Events Calendar
Research for the development of campus sustainability resources
Contribute to AASHE’s blog and forums
Respond to member questions in writing and on the phone
Perform other duties and tasks as necessary
Required Skills and Qualifications
Strong written and oral communication skills
Strong internet research skills
Attention to detail
Knowledge of AP style a plus
Familiarity with social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter
Collaborative, team player
Knowledge of AASHE’s main programs and services
Interest and experience in campus sustainability
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently
Associate or Bachelor’s degree
Relevant professional experience a plus
Legal eligibility to work in the United States
The Publications Assistant may work from our Denver, CO office, our Lexington, KY office or remotely from a home office in any of the following states: Oregon, Colorado, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Massachusetts or North Carolina.
Hours and Compensation
This is a part-time, 25-hour per week position. Pay is between $14-15 per hour, depending on experience.
This is a non-exempt position that reports to the Resource Center Manager and works in collaboration with existing Resource Center staff.
If you don’t have one already, you will have to create an AASHE website account in order to use the online system. Review of applications will begin on December 17, and will continue until the position is filled. Please email Margo Wagner, AASHE Publications Coordinator, email@example.com with any questions.
AASHE is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and to achieving an inclusive, diverse workplace that values every individual. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. AASHE does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment based upon race, color, sexual orientation, national origin, religious beliefs, gender, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, U.S. veteran status, or any other protected classifications, activities, or conditions as required by federal, state and local laws.