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Sustainability Intern

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Work type: Part-time Temporary
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Student Employment (non Work Study)

Position Title

Sustainability Intern

 

Department

Academic Affairs

 

Position Type

Part-time Temporary, Non-Exempt

 

Number of openings

1

 

Work Schedule, Hours per week

varies depending on department needs, 20 hours per week

 

Position Grade

LVL1

 

Pay Range

$15.00

 

Location

Overland Park Main Campus

 

Job Summary

Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

Support the college’s goal of becoming a zero waste campus where diversion of materials from reaching the landfill is at or beyond 90%. In order to achieve this goal this position will perform various logistical functions, including sorting, loading, and moving materials, making deliveries and pick-ups on and off campus, serving as a support for surplus property, recycling, compost, and other waste diversion programs. In addition to these functions this position will also assist in maintaining the Center’s facilities and assets. The position requires a hardworking, detail-orientated, focused and enthusiastic individual.

 

Job Duties

Job duties include but are not limited to:

1. Main duty – This position performs various daily scheduled waste, recycling and food/compost pick-ups. All aspects of the compost program are performed including educational outreach and site tours. Additionally sorting, loading, and moving materials; making deliveries and pick-ups on and off campus; serving as support for, surplus property and redistribution Performance is acceptable when: a. Materials are handled in a safe and efficient manner that benefits the college’s zero waste goals. b. The college compost program is operating effectively and promoted in a positive fashion. c. Support for surplus property activities including collection, storage and organization, tracking, distribution within the college, and assisting with auctions is provided. d. Tasks are completed to the satisfaction of the job requirements. 

2. Main duty – Provide exemplary customer service to clients and maintaining appropriate documentation within systems as a resource on campus to further sustainability initiatives. Performance is acceptable when: a. Exemplary customer service is demonstrated through cooperatively working with internal and external customers in day-to-day operation of receiving and processing order requests. b. Communicate and advise departments on proper policies, procedures, rules, and regulations. Quickly and efficiently answers questions, resolving issues and/or places in contact with appropriate staff and/or supervisor(s) for further assistance. c. Interactions with campus community are positive and meaningful while advancing sustainability. 

3. Main duty – Demonstrates ability to effectively multitask and maintain high levels of service, support, and organization to further sustainability initiatives in a safe and orderly fashion. Performance is acceptable when: a. Perform duties in compliance with all safety standard and guidelines and identify and avoid potential hazards b. Areas are maintained in a clean, orderly and safe fashion. c. Participate in cross-training within department and perform other duties as assigned d. Tasks are completed to the satisfaction of the job requirements. 


Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

 

Required Qualifications

JCCC student
Strong problem solving/troubleshooting skills.
Understand and relate effectively to diverse groups including faculty, students, administrators, supervisors, support staff, and contractors in order to translate college’s sustainability requirements into operational terms.
Ability to conduct duties in a friendly, discreet and professional manner.
Ability to work independently on assigned tasks as well as accept direction on given assignments.
Valid driver’s license and ability to pass MVR along with background check.
Travel required within local area and on campus.
The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 150 pounds with the use of designated moving equipment and/or other assistance.

 

Preferred Qualifications

Understanding of sustainability as it relates to materials management and life cycle analysis.

 

Required application documents

Resume

 

 

Disclosures

Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email hr@jccc.edu.

For a summary of all disclosures (Background Check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc.) refer to the links on our Careers Page.

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