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Terms and Dates:

  • Academic Year 2019-20

Cornell Affiliations:

Campus Sustainability Office


Opportunity Description

The  Campus Sustainability Office offers many amazing  job opportunities for students to work right here on campus! 

Are you interested in sustainability, climate change, energy & waste reduction, behavior change & communication, relationship building, and Greek Life? Want to take on real projects with real responsibility? The Campus Sustainability Office is looking for an action-oriented student to take on the role of the Greek Life Sustainability Coordinator. 

In this role, you will:

  • Support Greek Life's sustainability chair program aimed to instill a culture of sustainability responsibility that catalyzes participation across the Greek community
  • Maintain relationships and communication with Greek Life's house managers and sustainability chairs to support adoption of sustainable changes within chapters.
  • Facilitate Greek Life participation in Cornell's sustainability initiatives (e.g. Energy Smackdown, Residential Compost Program, RecycleMania, Sustainability Month), including developing events and resources to maximize engagement
  • Design and implement sustainability training for house managers and sustainability chairs
  • Collaborate with the Office of Sorority & Fraternity Life, Student & Campus Life Facilities, and Greeks Go Green to align goals, ensure consistency, and establish programs & procedures when appropriate

How to apply

Send a resume and cover letter to Please include answers to the following questions: 

  • Why are you interested in this job, and what experiences have prepared you to meet the required and preferred skills? 

  • Please indicate if you have Federal Work Study (or equivalent) on your application. Note: This does not determine your eligibility for the position.

Applications due Friday September 27th 2019 and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Additional Details

  • Pay: $11.10/hour  

  • The position is 10 hours/week over the 2019-2020 academic year. Students are expected to work part-time within the Campus Sustainability Office during business hours (M-F, 9-5pm), and work part-time remotely.


About the Campus Sustainability Office & Sustainable Campus 

The Campus Sustainability Office works with all 30,000 Cornell students, faculty and staff to empower, equip, and engage the campus community in creating the solutions necessary for a healthy sustainable campus, community, and world.  More information on how we are creating one of the leading sustainable campuses and other initiatives  visit