Sustainability coordinator

Hi alums,

This looks awesome for those of you interested in sustainability initiatives.

From: North East Environmental Studies Group [] on behalf of LaneJE [LaneJE@WOFFORD.EDU]
Sent: Wednesday, May 30, 2012 11:15 AM
Subject: [NEES] New position at Wofford College

NEES colleagues, please consider passing this announcement along to any interested graduates or friends. We?re very excited about this position and hope to get the right person for it. Feel free to write me off-list if you have specific questions.

John Lane (

Thinking Like a River: Outreach Coordinator

We invite applications for a position, renewable for up to three years, at Wofford College?s Goodall Center for Environmental Studies located in Glendale, SC along the Lawsons Fork Creek. The position is associated with the Thinking Like a River Initiative (TLAR) which will bring members of the Wofford community together with citizens to comprehend, celebrate, and create an enduring culture of sustainability centered on rivers. Duties will include developing curricular activities for adults and K-16 students (including both formal groups and visitors to the Glendale Shoals Preserve walking trail), engaging Wofford students in activities at the Center, and participating in activities related to the TLAR Initiative.

Bachelors or Masters degree in environmental studies or related field, passion for rivers, ability to connect enthusiastically with a wide variety of stakeholders at the College, in schools, and in the broader community, and experience in outreach or curriculum development. An ideal candidate will be able to integrate perspectives from the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities & arts in experiential learning environments. We encourage the outreach coordinator to participate in development activities to expand and extend the program. The coordinator will reside in private quarters in a single-family home located across the street from the Center that includes the TLAR office.

Compensation includes $25,000 salary, housing (including free utilities and high-speed internet), competitive benefits package to include health insurance, campus parking permit, and some professional development funds.

Send a letter of interest, a resume, and the names and addresses of three references to Dr. Kaye Savage, Director of the Environmental Studies Program, Wofford College, 429 North Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29303-3663. You may also email applications to It is the policy of Wofford College to provide equal opportunities and reasonable accommodation to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. The College?s policy of equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination extends to recruitment, employment, advancement and promotion, compensation and benefits administration, training and development, and other personnel actions.


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