Thursday, February 24, 2022


Position title: Outreach Coordinator, undergraduate position. 

This position will report to the CSF Coordinator.

Start Date: Early-mid April 

Compensation: $20 per hour

Hours/Times: 15-19.5 hours/week (dependent on student capacity) during the academic year + summer. 

The CSF accommodates flexible work schedules and advocates for students to take personal time / vacation (particularly during academic breaks). 

Priority Deadline to Apply: March 15, 2022 or until the position is filled. 

Position Duration: Academic year 2022-2023. Possible extension at discretion of Supervisor (discussed based on performance in spring quarter). 

CSF Mission and Diversity Statement

The CSF’s mission is to foster an environmentally and socially engaged university culture and create a sustainable campus by funding multidisciplinary, student initiated and led projects. Guided by student oversight through each phase of the grantmaking and project management process, our work aims to increase campus-wide social equity, community resilience, and climate action. Equity, inclusion and diversity are guiding principles to sustainability at the University. We value and honor diverse experiences and perspectives, while striving to create welcoming and respectful learning environments that promote access and opportunity for all. 

Our 4 Core Values: Sustainability & Environmental Justice, Anti-racism and intersectionality, Resilience & Wellbeing, Student Leadership & Empowerment

Position Description

Now is your chance to become closely involved with both the daily operations and overall strategy of the Campus Sustainability Fund. We are looking for a student eager to commit substantial time and energy to empowering the UW community to engage with sustainability. The CSF has five administrative employees: a Coordinator, Program Manager, student Outreach Coordinator, student Graphic Designer, and student Project Development Specialist. The Outreach Coordinator is the designated part-time position focused primarily on the CSF's external relations. Working as the CSF Outreach Coordinator provides the unique opportunity to be simultaneously involved with many sustainability initiatives on the UW campus.


  • Promote and market key CSF deadlines, events and initiatives including funding cycle deadlines, request for proposals, and opportunities for project funding.
  • Lead efforts to raise the profile of the CSF within the UW Seattle campus community.
  • Organize and carry out events geared to a diverse audience, and incentivize participation.
  • Carry out in-person presentations to RSOs, departments, and entities.
  • Attend and network at RSO, departmental, and University events.
  • Actively seek and engage in opportunities to introduce, represent, and forge collaborations across UW’s campus, and beyond traditional environmental spheres.
  • In addition to standard communication techniques, develop and implement creative methods that are inclusive, engaging, and leverage existing University initiatives.
  • Create an outreach strategy that builds on existing CSF resources and accesses various communication streams at UW.
  • Maintain a strong social media presence that showcases CSF’s diverse and inclusive presence on campus.
  • Work with Graphic Designer to develop visual communication material (posters, photos, video, logos, etc.).
  • Manage a team of student volunteer ambassadors and track the performance.
  • Conduct outreach plan meetings with CSF grant recipients, and consult on outreach processes with existing CSF project leads.
  • Track outreach metrics to evaluate inclusivity and reach across the student body and academic departments.
  • Create and update contact lists for all marketing and communications.
  • Update web content and assist with web development.


  • Strong commitment and passion for diversity, inclusivity, and collaborative problem-solving.
  • Work independently and have an entrepreneurial spirit to initiate projects.
  • Work well in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication and networking skills.
  • Comfortable speaking and presenting to large audiences.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage competing deadlines and prioritize time accordingly.

Desired qualifications

  • Experience or expertise with many of the following programs or platforms: Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, HTML, Drupal or similar website content management systems, Facebook, Twitter.

  • An advanced understanding of the campus culture and fabric is a plus.

  • Previous experience working in an office environment or in an outreach position is a plus.

  • Photography experience is a plus.

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter with a diversity statement, and 1-3 references (can attach at the end of resume or upload as a separate document) via Handshake (Job #6109082) by Tuesday, March 15th. Find by searching Job ID (6109082). Alternatively, you may send a cover letter, refrences and resume directly to

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About us

The CSF, located within the UW Sustainability office, is a student-fee derived grant fund available to the UW Seattle community to implement sustainability projects on campus. The Outreach Coordinator will play a lead role in strategizing to engage diverse campus communities and helping to solicit new projects, raising the profile of the CSF. This position is responsible for nearly all aspects of CSF’s outward-facing communication, including promoting key deadlines and opportunities, hosting events, networking, and updating social media platforms. This student hourly position is up to 19.5 hours / week during the academic year and summer.

UW Sustainability advances the University of Washington's commitment to sustainability. Acknowledging UW’s legacy for the future, UWS leads the development and execution of innovative and inclusive solutions that are socially responsible, economically viable, and affect positive environmental impact. We work with students, faculty and staff across the UW to coordinate, resource and implement sustainability programs and efforts.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, please let us know how we may assist and/or contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or