Education Intern
Philadelphia, PA Programs
Description

POSITION TITLE: Education Intern

REPORTS TO: Education Programs Manager

CLASSIFICATION: Part-time/Temporary/Non-exempt

TERM: 2018 Spring Semester. February - April

LOCATION: Continental US. Preference will be given to candidates residing in the following states: Florida, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia.

APPLICATIONS: Position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin on January 19, 2018.

PAY RATE: $11.50 per hour


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Education Intern provides ongoing administrative support for AASHE’s professional development programs.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Supports webinars by creating web pages, preparing promotional messages, communicating with presenters and coordinating post-webinar follow-up
  • Assists with support and promotion of AASHE’s in-person workshops
  • Provides assistance with other education programs including Centers for Sustainability Across the Curriculum and Mentorship program
  • Contributes resources to the Campus Sustainability Hub
  • Develops and maintains familiarity with trends in campus sustainability by following AASHE and campus sustainability news
  • Demonstrates a commitment to sustainability and diversity in the workplace
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Requirements

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING REQUIRED:

  • Student at a higher education institution in the United States
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in higher education sustainability
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Strong internet researching skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Collaborative attitude and strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Comfortable working with and experimenting with technology
  • Experience with working in teams and facilitating groups
  • Familiarity with Google Apps, Microsoft Office and WordPress
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Commitment to advancing sustainability in higher education


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Student at an AASHE member institution


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