Job Summary: Manages the Sustainability Internship Program by tracking intern accountability, maintaining program documentation, coordinating events, and developing an alumni network. Acts as liaison for Campus Sustainability Advisory Board by planning meetings and compiling documentation; assists with scheduling and coordination between regional IU campuses on their sustainability initiatives; and works on program specific tasks as directed by management.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: planning and coordinating logistics, researching and evaluating provided services, coordinating on-site event execution, participating in budget development and reporting, processing invoices and reimbursements, and serving as a resource for event participants. Maintains event timelines and other documentation to ensure planning efficiency; designs, develops, and implements office publications; drafts press releases, letters, emails and other communications support; takes pictures, reviews proofs, and checks final product; and maintains office publication timelines and other documentation.
Mentors and delegates tasks to communications intern; and utilizes various software applications to produce designs and images and train interns and other users. In consultation with management, determines what is added and removed from the departmental website; and designs, develops, implements, and maintains websites and social media forums related to Sustainability at IU using a web content management system (WCMS). Coordinates the maintenance and updating of existing web pages; checks and maintains links; monitors for compliance; and designs websites for maximum accessibility, usability and effectiveness. Trains and assists interns and other site users in web content management; and troubleshoots and problem solves as needed.
Required: Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience in event planning, marketing, communications, and website design/maintenance. Combinations of related education and experience may be considered. Possess an understanding of sustainability theory, including issues of environmental integrity, economic vitality and social equity, as well as local, national, and global sustainability initiatives and best practices. Proven ability to be a quick learner, work independently, exercise good judgment and initiative, and be creative; and excellent critical thinking skills. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal including ability to interact with a wide variety of individuals.
Preferred: Advanced working knowledge of the MS Office Suite, web content management system (WCMS, Cascade Server or css and html), and Adobe Creative Suite.
Applications accepted until May 21, 2015, or until position is filled. Apply at jobs.iu.edu, job ID: 13825.