Facility & Campus Services – Waste Reduction Assistant

Department:                                   Facility & Campus Services

Job Title:                                         Assistant Waste Diversion Coordinator

Average hours per week:             4-10

Specific working hours:              Monday, Fridays, and some weekends

Job duties/Skills:

  • Requires creativity and ability to work independently.
  • Routine duties will vary by specific projects.
  • Interest and/or connection to department
  • May conduct research, check bibliographic information, proofreading, and indexing.
  • Year round employment available for local students

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand and apply professional and ethical responsibility
  • Exhibit their understanding of ensuring a safe work environment
  • Constructively receive and apply professional feedback
    • Compost Collection: (4 hours per week) Compost collection from Subway, Camino, and Office buildings. The Student will be required to collect organic waste/compost from different offices and dining locations and bring the waste to the Reynolda loading dock. **Student must be able to drive golf carts.
    • (Optional) Research (2 hours per week) The student will assist with research on Sustainability, waste reduction/diversion, and recycling.
    • Various office tasks: checking on textile bins, dropping off compost bags, printing/laminating, cleaning compost bins.
    • Assistance with Waste composition study (hours vary)
    • Event assistance (Hours vary): The student will be required to assist with game day events by monitoring recycling bins, compost bins, and handing out recycling bags
Start Date: May 12th
Reach out to Sophie Wimberley at wimbersg@nullwfu.edu if you are interested.