Sustainability Fellows Coordinator

Posting Details

Requisition Information

Open Date 01/31/2018
Close Date 02/24/2018

Classification Information

Classification Title Sustainability Fellows Coordinator
Division Provost's Office
Department Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability
FLSA Status Non-Exempt Hourly
Career/Pay Band NE8
Work Schedule Full Year
If Other, specify months
Full Time vs Part Time Full Time
Appointment Term
If Term, specify number of years 1 year - August through July
Primary Function
Typical Duties & Responsibilities

With direction from the Sustainability Program Manager to further develop the Sustainability Fellows Program through mentorship, proposal review, leading of monthly meetings, and tracking progress on projects.
Serves as a liaison between students and the Sustainability Program Manager, fostering relationships and growing the Sustainability Fellows program.
Work with students and staff to facilitate participation in national sustainability organizations and meetings, specifically but not exclusively, AASHE.
Work with all students interested in campus sustainability. Work specifically with student clubs and theme houses (e.g., Green House, Farm House) with an interest directly or indirectly in campus sustainability.
Maintain the Sustain Sewanee web portal and other communications for promoting activities related to environment and sustainability as assigned.
Participate in orientation activities for new students arriving on campus, including student activities fair.
Tracks student activities and reports weekly to supervisor.
Other duties as assigned.

Judgment Required Judgment and discretion as to the use of established policies are required to perform the essential duties of this position.
Budgetary Responsibility Monitors expenditures against budget; prepares budget data for review/approval by supervisor/department head.
Machines & Equipment Used

Automobiles and vans

Job Specifications/Position Qualifications (minimum)


Bachelors in Environmental Field of Study preferred


2 years of experience in on campus sustainability in Higher Education (may be volunteer or club)

Job Related Skills

Driver’s License

Personal Interaction/Communications

Student Contact

Student contact from multiple backgrounds and interests


Faculty, Farm Manager, Domain Manager, Director of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability


visitors, parents, other institutions, colleges with sustainability programs

Supervisory Responsibility

Supervision Received This position receives general supervision. Broad instructions are provided and the staff member uses judgment and experience to carry out assignments. Completed assignments and finished products are reviewed by supervisor after completion.
Positions Directly Supervised


Positions Indirectly Supervised

Sustainability Fellows

Confidential Information

Confidential Information


Work Environment

Working Environment

Office, Campus, Farm and Domain

University Employment Information

University Information

The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau.

EEO Statement

The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.

Employment Prescreening Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreening
Non-Discrimination Statement

The University of the South’s policy against discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, and retaliation is consistent with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 34 CFR Part 106, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and 34 CFR 104.7, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act of 2008. In addition to contacting the Title IX Coordinator, who is the compliance coordinator, persons with inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and 34 CFR Part 106 may contact the Regional Civil Rights Director, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Region IV, 61 Forsyth Street S.W., Suite 19T70, Atlanta, Georgia 30303.

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter