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    UCSC Student Staff Positions

  • To view and apply for student staff positions, visit and search for the ER numbers listed below.
  • Black Lives Matter Garden Steward - ER #18057

    The Black Lives Matter Garden is an honoring of and place to convene with those lost to state and systemic violence and to gather together to set forth intentional movement around building love, joy, and solidarity with all our relatives who are still in struggle towards a sovereign future of true, collective, and self-determined Liberation. By these means and through the prioritization of Black leadership, the BLM Garden has been carried forward under the stewardship of the Farmers of the Global Majority. This year we have an opportunity to offer these stewardship opportunities as a paid student staff position. This BLM Garden Steward position offers a unique opportunity to practice land stewardship skills in BIPOC centered space. The BLM Garden steward will gain invaluable skills in garden management, community cultivation and outreach, collaborative work, network building, and event planning and execution. *In 2021, adjustments will be needed according to the public health situation. This position is supported by the Farmers of the Global Majority. More information>>
  • Rachel Carson College Garden Education Coordinator - ER #18046

    This position will lead and organize CRSN 90 for fall and spring and facilitate member internship education for interns.
  • Rachel Carson College Garden Education Coordinator - ER #18045

    This position is responsible for maintaining clear communication within the garden team, Food Systems Working Group and community partners regarding events, opportunities and updates.
  • Rachel Carson College Garden Manager - ER #18047

    This position is respobsible for managing and maintaining the Rachel Carson Garden space.
  • Curricular Videographer - ER #18035

    CASFS is hiring a student videographer for winter and spring quarters, possibly longer. The videographer will work with the videography team, focusing on culinary and distribution efforts of the Cowell Coffee Shop, and the farming and gardening activities at the CASFS Farm & Garden.
  • Garden Assistant - ER #14655

    CASFS is hiring for the role of garden assistant to support the general operations of the Chadwick Garden. Responsibilities include all manner of garden tasks including bed preparation, planting, composting, weeding, mulching, propagation, irrigation, cleaning and organizing.
    Contact: Asst. Manager Clare Riesman

  • Permanent Staff Positions

  • Assistant Director of Finance, Planning, and General Operations

    CASFS is seeking an assistant director of finance, planning, and general operations who will use advanced administrative concepts and organization objectives to resolve complex issues. Along with the assistant director of personnel and facilities, the incumbent will manage, plan, administer and coordinate the administrative operations of CASFS, the operations of which are significantly complex and/or broad in scope. Performance of administrative and financial operations activities are the predominant focus of position. The incumbent will supervise support staff or small number of professional staff within or outside the scope of main business activities and perform short and long term operations planning. The incumbent’s work will support the CASFS mission to advance agroecology and equitable food systems through experiential education, participatory research, agricultural extension, and public service. The incumbent will support CASFS efforts to integrate equity into all aspects of CASFS work and programming.