|Project||Sustainability Projects Assistant - Dundee|
|Employer||The University of Dundee|
We occupy a 22 Hectare site in the heart of Dundee. With over 1,000 trees on campus, it is sometimes hard to believe that the city centre is only a 5 minute walk away. We have 2 of our residences blocks in middle of our campus as well, which means that in the evening campus has a village/community feel. Many locals ‘cut through’ our campus and walk their dogs. We are very much a campus with strong community links.
This year for the 6th year in a row we were voted No.1 in Scotland and No. 4 in UK in Times Educational Supplement for student Experience. We have a strong Life Sciences base - being No.1 in UK, a medical school & hospital, a dental school & hospital and an Art College, to name but a few of our focus areas.
The Environment and Energy Office is responsible for developing and implementing long-term plans to improve the University's performance across a wide range of areas of environmental sustainability, including carbon emissions, energy use, travel, waste, water, sustainable construction and sustainable procurement.
This post will be a coordinating and supportive role to ensure the successful delivery of the Green Impact project by the specified completion dates.
The Sustainability Projects Assistant will also provide added capacity to deliver an increase in pro-environmental behaviours of students and staff within the University and the Students Union.
This is a 12 month, part-time post that will deliver not only the Green Impact objectives but also enhance the capacity and impact of environmental aspects across The University of Dundee as a whole.
We shall for the 1st year focus on rolling out Green Impact in Laboratories and offices.
Benefits of this opportunity
The successful graduate will have opportunities to learn about being a team player, develop communication skills in different mediums and gain project management skills including event planning and management, project implementation and evaluation.
Future employment potential
This is a fixed-term placement for 12 months
Benefits of working with Change Agents UK
Change Agents UK is a not-for-profit organisation which enables students and recent graduates to work with businesses, local authorities and community groups to learn about and implement sustainable development, and become more employable. With this service Change Agents UK will provide:
• Enrolment onto our Skills Development Programme, utilising bespoke exercises to increase skill set and employability through self-evaluation, learning and the Change Agents Academy.
• Management support and networking opportunities.
• A monthly Change Agents UK Newsletter informing you of current sustainability news topics, up and coming events and workshops and a network of other change agents.
• Inclusion in the Change Agents staff and alumni networks: socials, networking opportunities, etc.
• Support in an organisation whose ethos is one of positive personal and professional development.
This recruitment is being managed by Change Agents UK, please direct all correspondence to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01572 723419
Outputs and Key Tasks
Employer: Change Agents UK Trading Limited on behalf of the University of Dundee
Salary (per annum pro rata): £17,000
Closing Date: Monday 2nd January 2017
Telephone Interview: Please be available for a Telephone Interview W/C 2nd January 2017
Interview Date: Thursday 12th January 2017
Start Date: ASAP
Preferred Start Date: Middle or end of January 2017
Length of Opportunity: 52 Weeks
Hours/Week: 2 Days/ 14 hours
Work outside normal hours: Possibility of some outside normal hours work to undertake audits
Annual leave: 34 days per annum pro rate, including Bank Holidays
Probation period: 1 month
Base: University of Dundee, Main campus, Nethergate, Dundee, DD1 4HN
Department: Estates & Campus Services
|Salary||£17,000 per annum pro rata|
|Hours Per Week||14.00|
Closed - no further applications permitted