Campus Center for the Environment: Unit Director

Contact Information

Name: Justin Hurst

Phone: 916-710-1622


You can visit the Campus Center for the Environment website to learn more about them.


Payrate: $121.08/week (pending budget approval- refer to budget for weeks paid) (pending budget approval - refer to budget for weeks paid)

Payrate Stipend: Yes

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: 8-10/week. Hours beyond specified hours per week are considered volunteer educational experience.

Start Date: June 30, 2020

End Date: June 30, 2021


Job Number: 0022-3689-2020

Last Date to Apply: April 16, 2020


Charged with managing and overseeing Project Compost and CCE. This unit is responsible for spreading awareness and education about composting, providing composting services, as well as increasing visibility, capacity and awareness of environmental issues, ecological health, and environmental justice on the UC Davis campus


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  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the unit and establish yearly goals that align with the 2020 Vision for ASUCD
  • Hire and manage all staff including recruiting, training, evaluating, motivating, delegating, and monitoring their activities scheduling ongoing staff meetings.
  • Work with Creative Media to market the unit and increase visibility
  • Develop and track metrics within the Unit to drive decisions and present with quarterly reports.
  • Create and present a written report once a quarter to ASUCD Senate, meet with adopted Senator for the Unit on a Quarterly basis, and act as the liason between the student government and unit
  • Attend unit director trainings as required by ASUCD leadership.
  • Work with ASUCD Business Manager to ensure that operational practices comply with ASUCD and UC Davis Policies and Procedures
  • Work with the ASUCD Controller to review and evaluate unit budget
  • Maintain Unit Policies and Procedures
  • Uphold, safeguard, and promote ASUCD’s values and philosophy relating to ethics, integrity, and social responsibility.
  • Act as the point person to resolve issues within the unit. Bring larger issues to the attention of the ASUCD President and ASUCD Business Manager


    •  Perform administrative duties and work independently
    • Interpersonal communication skills and exceptional customer service skills
    • Strong time and project management skills
    • Ability to motivate and inspire staff
    • Proficient at Gmail and Microsoft Word
    • Understanding of periodic finance and accounting preferred.
    • Experience managing employees and/or volunteers preferred.


Additional Information

In order to be eligible for consideration and interview, successful candidate must be able to commit to:

a.  Spring 2020:  Unpaid training/shadowing:

    • A minimum of 20 hours for the quarter of shadowing current director.
    • Attend mandatory ASUCD Leadership Course.  The student will earn 2 units upon successful completion of the ASUCD Leadership Course.  The course is two hours a week for 9 weeks, and is Pass/No Pass.

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community in the workplace and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency
  2. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  3. Please list previous work history and volunteer experience.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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