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

Staff Positions

Urban Sustainability Program Manager

Position Focus

The Urban Sustainability Program Manager is responsible for leading key efforts to enhance collaboration between Yale and area partners on transportation, community engagement, land use, and biodiversity.This position promotes sustainability both within Yale and the New Haven community, in-person and through the use of online platforms, and partners with managers from various city departments and non-governmental organizations as part of Yale’s effort to enhance collaboration between Yale, New Haven, and the surrounding region.
For more information, please view the posting on Yale STARS.

Student Positions

Spring Salvage Program Assistant

Yale Facilities / Recycling and the Office of Sustainability are seeking undergraduate and graduate students to serve as Program Assistants during Spring Salvage, April 29-May 24, 2018.

Spring Salvage is an annual resource recovery program coordinated by Yale Recycling and the Office of Sustainability during undergraduate move-out. Soft items (clothes, shoes, towels, and bedding) and hard items (chairs, bookshelves, beds, futon frames, and other large items) are collected and donated to Goodwill. 

Program Assistants will play critical roles during Spring Salvage by hauling donated and recyclable items from student residences and facilitating dormitory move-out operations. Work will consist primarily of hauling furniture, room furnishings, and other items donated by students. Opportunities to work extra hours doing miscellaneous facilities tasks, such as cleaning campus billboards, may be provided.

Applicants should have a willingness to work long hours outside in all types of weather; be able to handle and haul recyclables, garbage, and donated and/or discarded clothing; and be able to comfortably and safely lift 50 lbs. Please view the posting for more information and qualificiations of this job on Yale Student Employment, #15779.

Candidates must submit a resume, one-paragraph statement of interest, and exam schedule to with the subject line “Spring Salvage Program Assistant” by Friday March 22, 2019, 5:00 pm EST. Applicants must indicate whether they will need post-term housing.

Student Driver

Drivers needed to transport donation materials (i.e. clothing, dorm items) using a small box truck (16’ length) as part of the annual Spring Salvage program. In addition to driving, truck loading and unloading assistance may be required; must be able to lift approximately 50lbs safely. Driver(s) needed for shifts on the following days: April 30, May 8-15, May 20-23. 
Applicants should be graduate students in any discipline. IThe certified driver needs to have completed the following after hiring and before the time of the start of work: 
  1. On-line driver training course 
  2. Required medical exam 
  3. Submitted a copy of their driver’s license (US/Canadian only) to Joseph DeLuca (
  4. Road training with Israel Cordero

For more information on this job please view the posting on Yale Student Employment, #17780.

Candidates must submit a brief paragraph describing your previous driving experience (car or truck) as well as days that you may be available April 30, May 8-15, May 20-23 to with the subject line “Student Driver.”