The UCCS Office of Sustainability unites the efforts of faculty, staff and students to support development and lifestyles on campus and in the community that sustain natural resources and protect the environment, ultimately ensuring the ability of future generations to meet their needs too.
Job Opportunities Available in the UCCS Office of Sustainability
Interested and qualified applicants should send resume and cover letter to Linda Kogan at email@example.com.
Job Position 1 of 2: Energy and Water Conservation Outreach Position
Job Position 2 of 2: Recycling Program Supervisor Position
New Electronics Recycling Policy Adopted
UCCS will institute a new electronics recycling policy as of July 1, 2013. All university computeres and electronic equipment will be addressed by this policy and will be recycled with an e-Steward certified recycler.
UCCS has made big strides to increase the sustainability of our food supply in collaboration with our food service provider, Sodexo. One of the most recent efforts to get local food was the construction of a 3000 sq. ft. greenhouse on the east end of campus that will supply organic produce to the UCCS campus.
In fall of 2010, faculty overwhelmingly supported the goal of a new general education requirement here at UCCS. In support of the UCCS Sustainability Strategic Plan Goal 2, students obtaining their bachelor's degree will be required to take one course which has sustainability integrated into its coursework.