Alternative Transportation Intern, Office of Sustainability
Job Details
Main Campus - Edmond, OK
$8.00 - $8.00 Hourly

Hours per Week:

10 hrs/wk


College/Department Overview:

The University of Central Oklahoma believes that universities have a special role and unique responsibility in confronting the challenges of climate change and environmental stewardship. UCO is dedicated to confronting these challenges through our core values and through the positive efforts of our Central Community. Here at UCO, we have committed to environmental responsibility both inside and outside the classroom. Through infrastructure and processes upgrades, the university takes economic and environmental concerns into consideration. Through active programming and academic offerings, we commit to teaching all UCO students about the importance of responsible environmental stewardship and social equity. Solutions are founded in evidence-based research, striving to make the UCO campus and the OKC community a more sustainable place.


Position Overview:

Assist the Office of Sustainability in gathering and analyzing data to improve sustainable transportation options on campus, including the Citylink bus system, scooter sharing, pedestrian infrastructure, and bike rental program.


Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

Background in data analysis, political science, marketing, or similar degrees preferred.


Enrollment Requirements:

Fall/Spring Semesters: All student employees must be enrolled at least half time to be eligible to work any UCO student position. Half time enrollment for Fall/Spring is considered 5 hours for graduates and 6 hours for undergraduates.  International students shall be enrolled full time to be eligible to work as a student worker. Full time enrollment is 9 credit hours for graduates and 12 credit hours for undergraduates.

Summer Semester: All student employees must be enrolled in at least 3 credit hours to be eligible to work a regular student position. Students not enrolled in summer classes must be enrolled in Fall classes in order to work on campus, but they (and the department) will be required to pay FICA taxes.

If the number of hours needed to graduate is less than the minimum hours required to work, the student must obtain a letter from his/her academic advisor, stating the number of hours needed to graduate, to be submitted to Human Resources. This obtains to both regular and Federal Work Study positions. Call the Human Resources Department for further information.


Qualifications/Experience Required:

Customer service experience, experience with data analysis tools, including Microsoft office and/or SPSS, Qualtrics Survey Management Software.  


Qualifications/Experience Preferred:

Excellent communication skills in both written and oral. Student should be detail oriented. Required character traits: Dependability, thoroughness, and initiative. Have sensitivity of intercultural communication, and have good interpersonal skills.


Physical Demands:

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.