Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Senior Program Associate, Education (Tennessee, USA)

The Alliance to Save Energy, a non-profit coalition of business, government, environmental, and consumer leaders who promote the efficient and clean use of energy worldwide, seeks a Program Associate for its Education Team in Tennessee.
The Alliance seeks a creative and organized self starter who has experience in energy efficiency and/or K-12 and higher education.

Responsibilities of this position will include:
• Support implementation of the TVA Green Schools Program the Tennessee Valley, working with TVA, power distributors, schools and school districts. TVA Green Schools support involves helping recruit schools for program participation, supporting eight to 10 local project leaders in Tennessee, Alabama Mississippi and Kentucky, organizing the logistics of workshops and meetings, writing reports, and keeping organized files and data for 81 schools. The Green Schools Program works through school districts to educates students about energy efficiency and engages them in saving energy at school and home.
• Support other Green Schools and Green Campus projects throughout the nation (and potentially abroad);
• Establish key partnerships within states and at the national level to enhance and support programs;
• Develop new program tools and innovations;
• Assist in proposal writing and budget development;
• Participate in national Green Schools and Green Campus meetings, retreats, and other events;
• Review and revise Education-related sections of the Alliance website, Green Schools and Green Campus marketing materials, and Green Schools instructional resources;
• Support Education team Program Managers;
• Develop and maintain financial documentation spreadsheets;
• Assist in preparing subcontracts for Program Managers;
• Supervise and assign tasks, including Update newsletter and information request fulfillment to one intern;
• Prepare materials for meetings, workshops, and conferences;
• Maintain Education team database;
• Travel required.

Minimum Qualifications: This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in education, environmental science, or other related degree, with strong public speaking, writing and computer skills. Must have experience supervising contractors and be able to work effectively independently and with a team. One to two years of related experience preferred.

To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, writing sample and references via mail, fax, or email to: Megan Campion, Alliance to Save Energy, 1850 M Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036; fax 202-331-9588; email mcampion@ase.org. No phone calls please. Application deadline is October 15th, 2010.

The Alliance to Save Energy is a non-profit coalition of business, government, environmental, and consumer leaders who promote the efficient and clean use of energy worldwide to benefit the environment, the economy, and national security. Its 50-plus staff conducts research, education, advocacy, and public awareness projects in support of its mission. The Alliance is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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