Jobs

Please see below for sustainability-related job openings at Yale University.


Student Positions

Graphic Design Assistant

The Yale Office of Sustainability seeks an intern to assist with the graphic design of a wide range of Office of Sustainability materials. This includes designing or updating sustainability infographics, fact sheets, interactive tutorials, graphs and charts. The ability and interest to create engaging educational videos is not required but appreciated. The intended audiences for these materials will include staff, faculty, students, alumni, and the community at large.

The ideal candidate for this position is a self- starter with proven design skills and comfort with graphic design programs. You must have a high level of understanding using the following programs:
•    Adobe Illustrator,
•    Adobe Photoshop
•    Adobe InDesign

The ideal candidate is also a clear communicator and attentive to deadlines. Please send a portfolio, cover letter and resume to sarahjane.compton@yale.edu

SSC Innovation & Initiatives Team Member

The Yale Office of Sustainability is seeking undergraduate students (preferably a freshman or sophomore) to plan and run innovative campaigns that improve awareness of sustainability on campus. This team will be part of the Sustainability Service Corps (SSC) - a group of 16 undergraduate students who are trained to implement sustainability initiatives on the Yale Campus.

Ideal candidates will be passionate about spreading sustainability on campus and getting their peers engaged with the issues at hand. Candidates should be energetic and creative, have strong communication skills, and be able to work well independently and as part of a team. Familiarity with sustainability – particularly at Yale – preferred but not necessary. Applicants should submit a resume and brief (1 page max) cover letter that describes qualifications for the position and includes one innovative campaign idea about any area of sustainability on campus to sarahjane.compton@yale.edu.


Staff Positions

Manager of Grounds, Facilities Operations

Reporting to the Director of Facilities Services, this key managerial role provides senior level leadership over the Grounds Management unit, inclusive of: supervision, and management of grounds maintenance activities for three campuses of University properties including: athletic fields, green roofs, historic trails and botanical gardens.

The ideal candidate will lead, inspire and manage a team of supervisors providing all aspects of grounds maintenance, coordinating services with customers and service providers. He/she will develop and implement training programs to include: safety training, general landscaping education and sustainable landscape programs and initiatives, and develop procedures and processes to continually improve service and quality. In addition, this leader will be responsible for policy and procedure protocols and emergency response for all weather conditions and natural disasters, such as snow, ice, wind, rain, tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, and other events that might alter normal operating conditions on campus.

Please visit Yale STARS for further details, requisition 38574BR.