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The Sustainability Program gives the next generation of thinkers and leaders the tools to tackle the globally important challenges of sustainability.

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 the 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. Applications will be reviewed as received, and while the start date has some flexibility we hope for early May-June. The job ad can be found at: https://employment.stlawu.edu/postings/2314

To hear about the program check out a video message from the Faculty Coordinator Sara Ashpole

Let us take a moment to remember we are part of a colonial settler culture that lives on land inhabited by the Kanien’keha:ka tribe of the Haudenosaunne people.  These people were forced off the land with violence, broken treaties, and forced cultural assimilation.

Let us remember our wealth was created with the labor of enslaved people.  

Let us recognize this trauma.  Let us recognize the systemic oppression that continues to marginalize people today.  As members of the colonial-settler community, we need to dismantle these systems of oppression and move forward in peace.

Sustainability Program Blog

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