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  • Mansel Adelbert Nelson
    The environmental caucus now has a full graduate assistantship coordinator position. Position description and qualifications are appended below. Please
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 5, 2011

      The environmental caucus now has a full graduate assistantship coordinator position.  Position description and qualifications are appended below. Please circulate widely


      Academic Year 2011-12

      Title: Environmental Caucus Graduate Assistant

      Organization  Environmental Caucus

       Supervisor  Rod Parnell, Chair, Environmental Caucus, School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability, Rod.Parnell@...    523-3329

       Type of Internship/Research Project:  Paid

      Application Deadline: Apply immediately, position open until filled.

      Number of Hours a Week:  20 hours, flexible schedule

      Total number of Weeks: 30

      This position is a full academic year graduate assistantship, with a full tuition remission.

       Job Description:  This person will provide logistical support to the chair and steering committee of NAU’s Environmental Caucus and participate in monthly steering committee and caucus meetings. 


      Coordinate and advertise Environmental Caucus events, lectures, and outreach activities

      Maintain Environmental Caucus listserv; manage meeting reminders and announcements

      Schedule Caucus meetings and activities and take meeting notes

      Assist in Sustainability Leadership Awards process and other Earth Week activities

      Participate in faculty, staff, and student meetings as a representative of the Caucus

      Develop and initiate new projects in coordination with Caucus Chair and Associate Chair

      Interact with student organizations to write a STAC proposal to fund a speaker

      Write or co-write proposals for funding and sponsorships


      Special skills required:

      Excellent skills in writing and verbal communication

      Experience with networking and organizational management

      Passion for environmental issues, sustainability, education, and communication

      Excellent social skills and adept at working in a diverse environment with faculty, staff, students and administrators from a variety of backgrounds.

        Must be currently enrolled in a graduate program at NAU.

       Send letter of interest and resume by email to Rod.Parnell@....


      The Environmental Caucus is a faculty, staff and student organization working collaboratively to advance the university's commitment to sustainability.  See www.envcaucus.nau.edu for more information.


      Mansel A Nelson
      Program Coordinator
      Tribal Environmental Education Outreach
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