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Stewardship Lab Coordinator

This regular, half-time position (17.5 hours per week) will help bring BYU students and personnel together from across campus to develop interdisciplinary conversation and research related to environmental stewardship and sustainability.

Essential Functions
Administrative:

  • Be present in the lab space, manage its schedule, and be available to answer questions. 
  • In conjunction with the Kennedy Center and BYU Sustainability Office, communicate via all forms, including social media, and build research at BYU that focuses on cross-departmental and cross-college connections and is guided by the principles of environmental stewardship in the restored gospel. 
  • Assist with BYU's Global Environmental Studies program (GES) administrative duties pertaining to interdisciplinary research and teaching activities on campus
  • Provide assistance with grant writing and grant management

Strategic:

  • Help develop ideas for using the lab space
  • Help identify, seed and develop interdisciplinary research projects
  • Create initiatives to promote campus-wide awareness and connection, i.e. lectures, projects, speaker series, symposia.

Education/experience

  • Required: bachelor's degree in environmental or related field
  • Preferred: bachelor's degree and 3+ years related work experience or a master's degree in a related field

Skills, abilities, knowledge, licenses, certifications

  • Required: excellent communication and organizational skills, demonstrated mentoring abilities with college undergraduates, experience in planning and executing academic events, demonstrated interest and understanding of interdisciplinarity in environment fields, demonstrated passion and record in working in environmental stewardship and sustainability, administrative skills, skills related to event planning and execution
  • Preferred: experience with writing and managing grants, experience and abilities in various formats of communication including social media, data collection, and strategic planning for new opportunities

Other details

  • Employee class: 1/2 time (17.5 hours)
  • Approximate starting salary: $26.50 to $34.25/hour (DOE)
  • Desired start date: 08/01/2024
  • Job close date: open until filled
  • To apply, visit Y Jobs and search for Stewardship Lab Coordinator (job ID 132475).

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Campus

  • BYU Student Sustainability Initiative: Help plan student-led activities on campus. See Instagram for updates.
  • Community Clean-up: Volunteer with Y-Serve on Saturdays in fall and winter semester. Meet by Jamba Juice at 8:50am to carpool. Projects end by 11:30am. More

Community

  • Latter-day Saint Earth Stewardship: Volunteer, join a local chapter, or attend an event. More 
  • Provo Bicycle Collective: Learn new skills, get dirty, make friends, help others. More
  • BikeWalk Provo: Make Provo safe, convenient, and fun for all people to get around by bike or foot. More
  • Conserve Utah Valley: Help with Slate Canyon Saturdays and other local projects. More
  • Grow the Flow: Inspire change to save the Great Salt Lake, a precious ecosystem. More
  • Provo's Sustainability and Natural Resources Committee: Volunteer with local advocates. More
I see … your commitment to a more sustainable future…. I would hope you will continue to find creative solutions to help protect the future for all of God’s children in the world. We are inhabitants of the same planet, and we are dependent upon each other for our mutual survival, happiness, and peace.
Elder M. Russell Ballard in a BYU devotional on March 3, 2020 ​