Jobs with Sustainability Program

Sustainability Program In-Residence Community & Food Coordinator

Master of Arts in Leadership Graduate Program

St. Lawrence University seeks a graduate student to join the University’s Sustainability Program as an In-Residence Community & Food Coordinator in the Masters of Arts in Leadership Program. The individual will assist in the development of a strong living/learning community and leadership skills among students, supporting curriculum through experiential learning, and the development of relationships with broader community partners.

This is a new position and planned for 10 working months with ability to live in residence for 12 months. 25 hours paid weekly. Remuneration includes on-site tiny house living, student health insurance, and eligibility for full tuition remission.

In addition to having a strong interest in sustainability, preferred candidates will demonstrate:

• Ability to foster diversity & inclusivity
• Teaching and/or experience working with students
• Experience in residential environments
• Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
• Strong communication, organizational, professionalism, and leadership skills
• Ability to be an active member of a residential community aspiring to live sustainability

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest addressing your qualifications, interests, teaching/leadership approach, and commitment to diversity and inclusion. A resume and list of 3 professional references. These documents can be uploaded in the “Applicant Documents” section of your application.

Applications will be reviewed as received, and while the start date has some flexibility we hope for early May-June.

Are you a student and want to work with the sustainability program?  We are constantly in need of help.  To apply email with a resume and cover letter.

Farm workers:

We need students to help manage the farm including harvesting, livestock, weeding, and general work.  We need students spring, summer, and fall.

Fall Interns: 3-12 hour per week during the fall semester.  Flexible schedule most hours needed Aug-Nov 

Spring Interns: 3-6 hours per week starting with maple season March-May

Summer Interns: 10 weeks during the summer

Summer 2 week harvest interns: 2 weeks in August (during summer recess)

Early Fall Intern:  Interns stay on farm a week and half before school starts

Course Teaching Assistants

  • A variety of Sustainability Program courses use teaching assistants