Jobs and Internship Opportunities
Summer Employment with the Town of Ithaca Planning Department Planning and Sustainability Intern Position
Description: The Town of Ithaca Planning Department is looking to hire a student (undergraduate or graduate) for full-time or part-time employment for the summer of 2014. The position will involve assisting the Planning staff, including the Sustainability Planner, in a variety of projects, as well as in the daily routine of the Planning Department. Projects may include research and data analysis, preparing materials for public meetings, mapping assignments, design of brochures and displays, assisting in the implementation of the Town’s Energy Action Plans, conducting outreach, and other activities related to the Town’s sustainability efforts. Project assignments are likely to involve utilization of GIS software (ArcGIS) for mapping and geographic data analysis.
Requirements: Course work in planning, landscape architecture, environmental studies, energy use, sustainability, climate change, or other related fields. Strong written and oral communication skills. Experience with ArcGIS software, Microsoft Office, and digital communication tools is necessary. Possession of a driver license is desirable.
Pay is $12.00/hour. Full-time employment or part-time employment is available.
Please submit a resume and cover letter by March 14, 2014 to:
Michael Smith, Senior Planner Town of Ithaca - Planning Department
215 N. Tioga Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
UNC Asheville Asheville, NC
Job Summary: The Transportation Coordinator will direct, administer and coordinate activities for UNC Asheville Transportation and Parking Services to ensure efficient, safe and economical operation.
Preferred Education/Experience/Skills: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. Previous experience in the field of transportation, parking and logistics administration is desired. Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to sustainable transportation, parking and logistics planning, design and operations is preferred. Experience developing, coordinating and promoting alternative transportation programs including shared and non-motorized mobility options, alternatively fueled vehicles and bicycle-friendly initiatives. Experience coordinating a University Shuttle System is highly desired. Previous experience working in a University setting and experience with university transportation initiatives is a plus.
Starting Salary: $27,713 - $32,500 (budgeted hiring salary) Maximum of Salary Range: $50,670
Job Close Date: 2/23/14
UNC Asheville is the designated liberal arts institution in the UNC public university system and is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. We encourage applications from traditionally under-represented minorities. UNC Asheville is committed to increasing and sustaining the diversity of its faculty, staff, and student body as a part of its mission and its commitment to excellence in the liberal arts. For more information and to apply, please visit https://careers.unca.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp
School Food Production
Part-time, Seasonal Wood’s Earth
A Project of the Center for Transformative Action
Application Deadline: Monday, March 3, 2014
Position Summary: We are looking for an outgoing person with a strong background in farm management and a commitment to community-based food systems to manage our 1.5 acre school food production farm in Ithaca, NY. The Farm Manager will manage production and distribution of specific crops to be sold to the Ithaca City School District’s central kitchen. The bulk of the job will be seeding, soil preparation, planting, cultivation, harvest, processing, delivery, ordering supplies, and coordination and management of crews made up of teens and volunteers. The Farm Manager will also help lead hands-on farm field trips for a range of youth age groups.
Mid-March through October, approximately 15-20 hours per week.
· Farm management
· Ease working with people of diverse ages and backgrounds
· Excellent organizational and time management skills
· Staff and volunteer management
· Planning and record keeping
· Independence and initiative
· Creativity, passion and positivity
· Youth engagement
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, résumé or CV, and a list of 3 professional references to: email@example.com.
The Center for Transformative Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants from all backgrounds. See attached document for full position description. More Information:
For more about Wood’s Earth, visit www.woodsearth.com.
Communications and Marketing Coordinator
Deadline: March 2, 2014. Provide coordination, implementation and evaluation of communication and marketing efforts for the 4-H Youth Development/Primitive Pursuits program. Duties include website development, social media outreach, publications, media outreach, etc. Read the Position Announcement (PDF, 231 kb), Position Description (PDF, 49 kb), and apply online at Taleo. Questions about the position should be addressed to Jed Jordan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
4-H Youth Development Application Deadline: March 2, 2014. Create and Implement experiential outdoor adventures for diverse groups of youth in the context of wilderness survival and naturalist skills. Read the Position Announcement (PDF, 267 kb), Position Description (PDF, 106 kb). Two positions available - one part-time (20 hours/week) and one full-time. Apply on-line for the part-time position at Taleo and/or apply on-line for the full-time position at Taleo. Questions about these positions should be addressed to Jed Jordan (email@example.com)
Program Coordinator, 4-H Youth Development
Application Deadline: March 2, 2014. Assist in coordinating programs at schools, public events and other venues, as well as preparing for summer camps for the 4-H Youth Development/Primitive Pursuits program. Read the Position Announcement (PDF, 235 kb), Position Description (PDF, 496 kb), and apply online at Taleo. Questions about the position should be addressed to Jed Jordan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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