Program/Project Associate

Job no: 515794
Position type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Division/Equivalent: 3670045010 Carl R Ice College Engr Dean
School/Unit: 3670045160 Kansas Industrial Extension Sv
Categories: Engineering

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About This Role:

Full or part-time engineering/environmental associate (environmental technician) works with PPI specialists on various projects related to industrial environmental compliance, sustainable material management, and pollution prevention.

Engineering Extension and the Pollution Prevention Institute administer various environmentally-related programs, including pollution prevention and the Kansas Small Business Environmental Assistance Program (SBEAP), which provides environmental compliance technical assistance to businesses in Kansas. Technician will do various project support work including helping schools with food waste audits and education, assist with a clean water needs survey, development of compliance assistance calendars and publications, data management, and some field work with other specialists.  Options for full or part-time work hours.

Information about the Department:

Engineering Extension Department/Pollution Prevention Institute (PPI) is under the College of Engineering, KSU campus or satellite office, including a home-based option.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a high school diploma and two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Associate's degree and strong interest in environmental science and issues. Demonstrated written and oral communication skills; excellent computer skills to include expertise with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and use of the Internet. Industry or environmental education experience. Bachelor degree in engineering or environmental studies with interest in industrial or educational environmental area.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment. 

Submit electronic copies of cover letter; resume; examples of applicant’s writing; and three references familiar with your professional training and/or experience, including their names, e-mail and post office addresses and phone numbers.   Contact Nancy J. Larson, Director with any questions.

Engineering Extension/Pollution Prevention Institute


Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening begins immediately and continues until position(s) are filled.

Salary Range / Pay Rate:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications, beginning at $21.63-$26.44 hourly, plus benefits.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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