Sustainability Internship

Sustainability LLC will be looking for an intern for the 2017-18 school year. If you are interested, you may apply by sending a resume and cover letter to bechtel@illinois.edu no later than February 16th. Thank you!
Full details of the position are below:

Job Title: Living-Learning Community Intern (Sustainability LLC)
Pay Rate: $10-15, based on experience
Pay Type: Per Hour- Set Rate
Work Schedule: Flexible – approx. 10-12 hours set during the 8:30-8:30pm window and approx. 2-3 hours per week for special events on evenings/weekends
Hours Per Week: Approx. 10-15
Job Duration: August 1, 2017 – May 15, 2018
Federal Work Study: No
Seasonal: No
UIUC Job: Yes
Location: East Campus (Lincoln Avenue Residence Halls)
Contact Person: Jennifer Bechtel
Preference of Contact: email
Contact’s Email: Bechtel@illinois.edu

Job Description:
The Sustainability Living-Learning Community (LLC) is a residential community in University Housing dedicated to the issues surrounding sustainability. The Living-Learning Community Intern (Sustainability LLC) will report directly to the Program Director for the Sustainability Living-Learning Community (LLC) to assist in overseeing the organization and management of the Sustainability Lounge and the Sustainability Garden Shed, two student work and study spaces for students in the Sustainability LLC. This intern will also assist with the organization, marketing, and facilitation of programming within the Sustainability LLC, which will require some standard office hours and irregular evening and weekend hours.  Other duties will be arranged with supervisor, based on programmatic needs and special skills, experiences, and interests of the successful applicant.

Required Skills:
Must be a UIUC student. Must have excellent written, verbal, and organizational skills. Must be willing to learn new skills and concepts independently. Must feel comfortable working independently and as part of a team. Must be enthusiastic about working closely with undergraduate students. Must be passionate about empowering students to make the world a better place. Must have some sort of teaching, presentation, leadership, or facilitation experience and/or training. Must have a creative outlook and a willingness to try new things.

Preferred skills include experience teaching and/or mentoring undergraduate students and/or student groups, marketing experience, gardening experience, bike maintenance experience, awareness of campus resources related to sustainability, and an understanding of basic principles of sustainability.