Supply Studio Coordinator
The student in this part-time position will work for the Campus Sustainability Office (CSO).
One term duration with possibility of extension to a full academic year (3 terms) dependent on performance.
Position Description: Manage the Supply Studio logistics and materials. This will include movement of materials from the ReUse Room, donation bins around campus, and other potential partners of the Supply Studio/ReUse programs. Organization of the Supply Studio and general upkeep of the space is also a primary function of the position. In addition, the Supply Studio Coordinator will act as a representative of the space at reuse events, collaborate with Reuse Coordinator and others on development and implementation of outreach efforts, and help build collaborative partnerships both on campus community and beyond.
1. Maintenance and upkeep of the Supply Studio
a. Organize the Supply Studio (ART 125), including movement of materials and general upkeep of the room with the awareness that the room is a reflection of our overall efforts to build a culture of reuse on campus. This may include moving materials from the ReUse Room (CH 180), donation bins, overstock room (CH 4th floor), Helen Gordon, and other reuse partners.
2. Data retrieval
a. Retrieve data collection sheets and deliver them to the Reuse Coordinator. A basic understanding of the methodology and purpose behind data collection for the Supply Studio will also be necessary.
3. General outreach and promotion
a. Collaborate with the ReUse Coordinator and the Faculty partner to create, organize, and host a launch event for the Supply Studio. This will include gathering materials, choosing a venue, and promoting the event.
b. Participate in campus reuse events to promote the Supply Studio and educate students about art reuse opportunities and general sustainability.
c. Support the ongoing promotion of the room through special projects in collaboration with A+D design courses in the Art Department.
d. Social media outreach will be a limited function of this position. Possible opportunities include posting interesting art reuse articles on Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms.
4. Partnerships, evaluation, and toolkit
a. Help to build reuse partnerships both on campus and in the broader community.
b. Evaluate the program’s effectiveness and make recommendations for improvement for the continued enhancement of the Supply Studio.
c. Assist the ReUse Coordinator with the development of a toolkit on establishing reuse spaces on campus. This will entail recommendations for future reuse programs and strategies learned from setting up the Supply Studio.
Demonstrated organizational skills
Knowledge and interest in sustainability, waste reduction, reuse, and materials management
Excellent verbal/written communication skills
Strong customer service skills
Student in good academic standing in a PSU program
Enthusiasm for waste prevention!
Experience with sustainability-related outreach and education
Graphic design experience
Materials Management experience
Enrollment in ESM or Art + Design degree program
Compensation and Hours
Approximately 8 hours/week
Weekly schedule and start date are negotiable
How to Apply: Deadline October 26, 2015
Send an email to Samuel Groshong, Reuse Coordinator, Campus Sustainability Office (firstname.lastname@example.org) indicating your interest in the position, highlighting relevant qualifications in the email by 5 p.m. on Monday, October 26th. Please include your resume as a pdf attachment.