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Compost Education Program Coordinator – Santa Clara, CA, Job ID 56768

County Location: Santa Clara County

Date Posted: July 28, 2023
Closing Date: Until Filled

The Compost Education Program Coordinator (CEPC) will conduct, manage, and evaluate the Compost Education program in Santa Clara County. Compost education is provided to community members and schools through a combination of direct education and volunteer management. The coordinator will plan and develop curriculum on organic materials management covering topics such as home composting, vermicomposting, waste reduction, and compost application-to landscapes and gardens.


Responsibilities include training, guiding, and supporting Master Composter Volunteers with education, information and resources; identifying and developing evaluation tools for the program; collecting and compiling enrollment data; developing program budget; and writing reports in compliance with funding requirements. The coordinator will maintain a network of partners and lead long-range strategic planning for the program. 


The coordinator will manage the Master Composter volunteer program. The position will coordinate the recruitment and training of a new class of Master Composter volunteers every 2 years, and provide continuing education training for veteran Master Composters on a monthly basis.


This position is a career appointment that is 100% fixed.



Pay Scale: $64,600 /year to $88,800 /year



The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.


As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time.  Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.  


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