The Institute on the Environment and the University of Minnesota are proud to be equal opportunity employers. All employment opportunities can be found on the University’s employment website. Although we receive many inquiries, IonE operates with a small staff and job openings are infrequent. As available, all positions and application instructions will be posted. Please note, we do not accept or respond to unsolicited job inquiries or résumés.

Employment Opportunities

Leadership and Education Program Support Specialist

If you are interested in applying and expanding your skills to support a bustling cross-disciplinary team focused on deepening undergraduate, graduate student, faculty, and community leader engagement with the pressing climate and environmental challenges of our time, this position may be ideal for you.

The Leadership & Education program (L&E) of the Institute on the Environment (IonE) at the University of Minnesota seeks a full-time Program Support Specialist to support leadership development and sustainability education programs that engage undergraduate and graduate students, early career faculty, and community leaders in transformational experiences of interdisciplinary collaboration and engaged learning to cultivate the changemakers needed for people and the planet to prosper.

To learn more or apply visit the University of Minnesota Employment website and search for job ID 335545

Student Position: Communications Assistant

Do you love writing? Do you love writing for a good cause?

The University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment (IonE) is seeking a part-time Communications Assistant. This is a writing-focused position, ideal for future journalists and strategic communicators. As a communications assistant, you will be responsible for writing weekly short-form content – with editing support and feedback – that brings the range of IonE’s multifaceted work to life. Additional responsibilities include preparing monthly IonE digital newsletters, working on marketing projects, and co-managing IonE’s social media channels. You will also have the chance to develop – or make use of – basic multimedia and/or design skills.

To learn more or apply visit the University of Minnesota Employment website and search for job ID 335090

Student Position: Sustainability Education Communications Assistant

The Sustainability Education Assistant for Communications is an undergraduate part-time position. The person in this role will be responsible for generating content for public communications for Sustainability Education, with University of Minnesota students as the primary audience. Sustainability Education has a team of student workers who work collaboratively. Key tasks include organizing information related to a variety of Sustainability Education programs, writing for the program website and newsletter, managing social media, publicizing sustainability-related events, and outreach to students, student groups, community groups and University partners. The employee will also help plan Sustainability Education-related events for students at the University of Minnesota.

To learn more or apply visit the University of Minnesota Employment website and search for job ID 335244

Student Position: IT Assistant

Are you studying information technology or a related field? Are you interested in working for a mission driven organization? The Institute on the Environment on the St. Paul campus is looking for an undergraduate student to work on various web and technology projects with direction and guidance from the IT & Digital Content Manager. Primary responsibilities include updating existing websites, assisting in creating new web content, supporting end user technology needs, and aiding in various administrative techonology tasks.Tasks will vary from day-to-day and you will be expected to learn as you go, troubleshoot, and be resourceful.

To learn more or apply visit the University of Minnesota Employment website and search for job ID 335288