Sustainability Student Projects Co-ordinator

University of Exeter

Sustainability Student Projects Co-ordinator

Finance, Infrastructure and Commercial Services

Salary Details

The starting salary will be from £32,332 on Grade E, depending on qualifications and

Package Details

Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if

Sustainability Team within the Finance, Infrastructure and Commercial Services

This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on campus and some from home.

We welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time hours or job-sharing

This new full-time post is available immediately on a permanent basis.

Summary of the role

An exciting opportunity has risen to join the growing Sustainability Team and help shape the
sustainability performance of a world-class institution, which has the aim of being a leader on
the environment and climate crisis. The Sustainability Student Projects Co-ordinator will take
responsibility for sourcing, supporting, and monitoring the impact of On Campus Projects
undertaken by students and designed to deliver sustainability benefits across university
activity. Many of these projects are undertaken as part of the award winning Green Consultants
programme designed to provide students with additional skills and experience required to work
in the highly competitive environmental and sustainability sector. The role also involves
working on a range of sustainability projects and initiatives to support the delivery of the
commitments in the University’s Environment and Climate Emergency Policy Statement.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of
this role by clicking on the attachment on our website.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the
top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023 and
the 2022 Academic Ranking of World Universities released by Shanghai Rankings).

Our research income in recent years means we’re the fastest growing UK Research University with
some of the world’s most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most
fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99% of our research is of international
quality and our world-leading research impact is growing faster than any other Russell Group
university (2021 Research Excellence Framework). We are using the power of our education and
research to create a sustainable, healthy and socially just future. Our shared purpose and
vision continually move us forward to make a difference to our people, our communities, our
partners and the world around us. Read about our world leading research on Green Futures and
how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of
the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been
designated as a UNESCO City of Literature.

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from
groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are
available for interviews and workplaces.

With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and
engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are
committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to
thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter
frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality
Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 41 days’ leave per year
  • Options for flexible working
  • Numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • Onsite gyms on all of our campuses and a cycle to work scheme
  • Sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks’
    full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks’ full pay) and a Fertility Treatment Policy
  • Stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England

Further information

Please contact Fraser Browning, [email protected].

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