Grad Fellowship – Sustainability & Resilience Outreach & Education Coordinator

089-Western-State-Colorado-UniversityCold Harbor Sustainable Living Center (CSLC) and the Masters of Environmental Management (MEM) program at Western State Colorado University (WSCU) are recruiting a Clark Environmental Fellow to begin work July 2015 under a $15,000 fellowship for the 2015-2016 academic year, renewable for 2016-2017.
Deadline for applications: December 1, 2014.

The mission of CSLS is to foster resilient living practices through education, research, and the implementation of social, environmental, and economic solutions. The successful Clark Environmental Fellow would be enrolled the MEM program while working for CSLC to develop and implement an applied masters project. The project will focus on developing education initiatives for strategic target audiences such as: low-income and minority populations, land managers, businesses, civic leaders, health practitioners, religious groups, and high school students. These education initiatives would apply a resilience perspective and experientially engage target audiences in: understanding dynamic social-ecological processes, exploring 21st century challenges, and developing triple-bottom line solutions. Candidates should be entrepreneurial self-starters who exhibit strong facilitative and collaborative skills in past leadership positions. This position will require creativity and vision, as well as the ability to work with multiple stakeholder groups to manage and execute a complex project. Interested applicants should contact Ryan Atwell (ratwell@western.edu) and apply online to the MEM program in advance of the Dec. 1 deadline. More information about this and other fellowships available at www.western.edu/memfellowships