1. Supervise collection staff in the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling, including approving time off, monitoring quantity and quality of work, developing standard operating procedures for collection processes and resolving personnel issues. 2. Act as working supervisor to assist with collections as needed, to stay updated on collection methods and issues out in the field, and ensure materials collected meet standards required by our recycling and composting processors. 3. Track electronic device assistants (EDA) usage and data collected from devices, and use information along with work-loading principles to ensure collection routes and operations are as efficient as possible. 4. Keep recycling administrative team updated on collection trends in order to ensure education efforts are relevant to what technicians are experiencing in the field. 5. Track existing composting collections from dining facilities to measure volumes of materials collected and ensure service needs are met. 6. Research composting options and opportunities for the entire campus, and determine the best ways to expand existing collections to implement a campus-wide composting collection program. 7. Create and maintain spreadsheets, documents, databases and emails using standard campus programs (i.e. Microsoft Office – Word, Excel and Access, Gmail, and Google Docs).
Minimum Experience / Education:
Graduation from high school and five years experience in the area of work assigned, three of which were in a supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in science, communications, or related field from an accredited college or university.
General understanding of recycling economics, businesses, and processing flow and/or operations, as well as current issues facing the recycling industry.
Understanding of composting economics, processing flow and/or operations.
Experience in creating, organizing, and maintaining spreadsheets and other computer documents and databases.
Previous supervisory experience.
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain partnerships (strong interpersonal skills).
Experience with developing and implementing standardized work processes and procedures.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.