The Leading by Example Program (LBE), an office of the Department of Energy Resources, is responsible for supporting efforts across state government facilities to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, increase use of renewable power, and promote the transition to cleaner fuels. Working with virtually every state agency and public institution of higher education, LBE provides guidance, technical assistance, grant funding, and an array of assistance to support state government's efforts in meeting short and long-term energy and emissions reduction goals.
The Leading by Example Sustainability Project Coordinator will work with the Leading by Example Program Director and team to develop, implement, and communicate clean energy and sustainability programs and projects related to state government operations. Such activities support the broad efforts designed to meet the energy reduction, renewable, and greenhouse gas emission reduction targets set forth in Executive Order No. 484.
Detail of duties and responsibilities:
Communications and Outreach
Manage LBE outreach and communications strategies and ongoing updates to LBE partners and stakeholders about global, national, and state clean energy and sustainability initiatives and progress
With Director, oversee preparation for, and management of, content, guest speakers, and logistics for Leading by Example Council meetings
Develop case studies and guidance documents on efficiency, renewable energy and other sustainability efforts that include environmental and fiscal impacts and lessons learned
In coordination with DOER Communications Director, support event planning, preparation and logistics for Leading by Example projects and programs, including, but not limited to, drafting of event requests, press releases, talking points, and social media posts
In coordination with the LBE Director, manage the annual Leading by Example Awards Ceremony, including soliciting and reviewing applications, managing ceremony logistics, and developing all applicable marketing materials
Manage and regularly update LBE website content
Act as the primary contact for emerging technology vendors, including coordination of informational meetings, managing of communications between applicable agencies, and overseeing follow up with applicable stakeholders.
Identify and propose creative ways to present and communicate relevant information to various stakeholders
Grant and Program Management
Manage certain Leading by Example clean energy grant programs, including identification of potential projects, coordination of review process and contract development, overseeing of grant management and conducting follow-up
Support LBE staff and liaison with other agencies to identify, and implement various strategies designed to reduce the environmental impacts of state government operations, including but not limited to, reducing energy use in state buildings, expanding recycling and composting efforts, promoting water conservation, strengthening environmentally preferable purchasing efforts and developing sustainable landscaping practices.
Monitor and evaluate project results both quantitatively and qualitatively
Team & Partner Collaboration
Engage regularly with LBE stakeholders to ensure interest and participating in LBE initiatives
Collaborate closely with various key agencies to establish open lines of communication, regular information sharing, and develop opportunities for joint initiatives.
Reach out regularly to key stakeholders to gather information on clean energy and sustainability initiatives, projects, and results
Work with interns on related projects
Support LBE team members on various clean energy and sustainability programs, as needed
First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) three years of full time, or equivalent part-time, professional, administrative or managerial experience in business administration, business management or public administration the major duties of which involved program management, program administration, program coordination, program planning and/or program analysis, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.
I. A Bachelor's degree with a major in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the-required experience.*
II. A Graduate degree with a major in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for the required experience.*
III. A Bachelor's or higher degree with a major other than in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required experience.*
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Salary is paid on a bi-weekly cycle. Minimum and Maximum shown reflect annual salary.
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