Career Connections

Employment Opportunities

NYSAR3 member organizations and companies are welcome to post opportunities for employment to this page. Please submit job openings to NYSAR3, subject line: CAREER CONNECTIONS [Position Title].


Syracuse University Center for Sustainable Community Solutions: 

Communications Associate

The Syracuse University Center for Sustainable Community Solutions is currently seeking a skilled and dynamic Communications Associate (Job #040216) to join our team. This full-time position, based in Syracuse, NY, offers a competitive pay range of $55,500 - $60,000, determined by a combination of factors reflecting the candidate's skills and experience. 

The Communications Associate will assume a pivotal role in supporting both internal and external communications initiatives at the Center for Sustainable Community Solutions. Responsibilities encompass strategizing outreach, website development, crafting engaging marketing campaigns, and managing social media platforms. The ideal candidate possesses a strong background in communications, exceptional writing skills, and a passion for creating compelling content. Proficiency in website content management systems (CMS), familiarity with social media platforms, and knowledge of digital marketing principles are essential. Strong organizational skills, media relations experience, and the ability to work effectively under pressure are also key qualifications.

The responsibilities of the Communications Associate span various areas, including:


  • Developing and executing external communication strategies to enhance the organization's reputation.
  • Creating compelling content for press releases, articles, and other communication materials.
  • Cultivating media relationships to secure positive coverage.
  • Monitoring media trends in relevant areas of interest.


  • Assisting in executing marketing campaigns.
  • Creating marketing collateral, including brochures and presentations.
  • Conducting market research and analyzing trends.
  • Coordinating industry and community events and collaborating with external vendors.

Website Development:

  • Collaborating on the organization's website(s).
  • Ensuring website content aligns with branding.
  • Conducting regular audits for improvements.
  • Optimizing content for search engines and user experience.
  • Monitoring analytics for performance tracking.

Social Media:

  • Developing and implementing social media strategies.
  • Creating engaging content for platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.
  • Managing social media channels and engaging with the audience.
  • Analyzing metrics to measure campaign effectiveness.

Internal Communications:

  • Developing strategies for internal communication.
  • Coordinating and supporting event planning.
  • Drafting and editing communications materials.
  • Collaborating with different departments and teams to gather and share information.

Candidates with a bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, or a related field, along with experience in internal and external communications, are encouraged to apply for this opportunity to contribute to sustainable community solutions at Syracuse University.

Dutchess County:

Recycling Educator

Dutchess County is hiring a Recycling Educator to work in the Division of Solid Waste Management. The selected candidate will be responsible for developing, maintaining, implementing and educating the public and private entities on materials management and recycling programs. The work will require creative communication in working with local municipal governments, schools, and not-for-profit entities in establishing waste reduction programs. Those interested can view the full job description on the Dutchess County Recruitment Announcements   website.  Deadline for submission is October 27, 2023.

The Northeast Recycling Council (NERC):

Development and Program Manager

The Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) is hiring for a brand new position, Development and Program Manager. We are seeking a professional who is passionate about the environment and sustainable materials management. The ideal candidate would have experience in fundraising, marketing, and project management and be located in the Northeast, U.S. Development and Program Manager

The Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency: 

MFR Laborer, Scalehouse Operator, Driver/Operator A, and Driver/Operator B

The Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency is a local public authority of the State of New York whose mission is to protect public health and the environment and to promote sustainable materials management practices in Ulster County by efficiently managing solid waste materials with a focus on resource conservation. The Agency is seeking a MFR Laborer, a Scalehouse Operator, a Driver/Operator A, and Driver/Operator B. Interested candidates may view the detailed job description on our website at:

City of Albany, NY

Recycling Specialist

The City of Albany is seeking a full-time, Recycling Specialist.  View the job posting for all the information. 


Job Seekers

NYSAR3 members and students of College Council member institutions entering the job market are welcome to post their resume to be considered by organizations and companies looking to fill open positions. To submit your resume, email a pdf to NYSAR3 with the subject line: CAREER CONNECTIONS [Your Name] RESUME.


Allison Dubick, Bachelor of Science, Environmental Science, Clark University