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CEE is a community-based clean energy nonprofit with offices in the North Loop of Minneapolis and St. Paul's Midway. We provide practical energy solutions for homes, businesses, and communities to cut energy waste and harmful emissions. We collaborate regularly with field peers and partners, and employ curious people who enjoy learning and contributing to Minnesota's quality of life and economy.

Our workplace invites open door communications and respect for diverse backgrounds and points of view, with an emphasis on work-life balance.


If you have employment questions please contact our HR department at resume_submissions@mncee.org.

+ Account Manager – Heat Pump
+ Director of Human Resources
+ Energy Advisor
+ Energy Counselor
+ Multifamily Program Assistant
+ Office and Administrative Specialist
+ Program Coordinator
+ Program Development Manager

 

Account Manager – Heat Pump

CEE is launching a program in the state of Minnesota that will transform HVAC markets and practices to adopt a highly efficient new product, air-source heat pumps. This program will play a key role in our state achieving a clean energy future. We are seeking a persuasive and engaging individual to work with HVAC installation contractors, distributors and manufacturers to collaborate on new ways to increase adoption of energy-efficient technologies – and air-source heat pumps in particular.

This is a full time position that provides a wide range of benefits including Paid Time Off (PTO), medical, dental, life and long term disability insurance as well as a retirement plan.
 
Responsibilities

  • Play an integral part in the launch of an energy efficiency program designed to accelerate adoption of energy efficient products through strategic supply-chain engagement, with a focus on air-source heat pumps.

  • In conjunction with other team members, work with electric utility representatives to increase the effectiveness of rebates for efficiency equipment, and overcome barriers to adoption of efficient HVAC equipment.

  • Develop productive working relationships with HVAC installation contractors, distributors, wholesalers and equipment manufacturers to align market conditions and increase sales.

  • Gather market intelligence and contribute to program strategy development.

  • Track and understand technology research to assist in the development of technical best practices.

  • Assist in training curriculum development for installation, program and sales trainings.

  • Deliver trainings to HVAC installation contractors to increase familiarity with efficient technology, understand installation best practices and sales techniques.

  • Contribute to quality assurance efforts.

  • Maintain a directory of supply chain contacts and map market conditions and supply chain business models.

  • Monitor and document results to ensure that product development activities achieve strategies, adhere to process, maintain schedule, and manage risk and budget.

  • Contribute to existing programs to determine how increased supply chain engagement can enhance program results and implement collaboratively developed strategies.

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have experience in the HVAC industry and familiarity with both installer and supply-house business models, have an ability to understand and communicate technical details, and build a network of industry contacts to advance program goals. Additionally, candidates should have the ability to work in a highly collaborative and multi-disciplinary environment to move ideas forward; the ability to think strategically and creatively; have clear and effective communications skills for both verbal and written communication; and a passion for achieving success. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Degree or certification in a related field required (Business, HVAC, etc.)

  • 3 years’ technical experience in HVAC or energy-efficiency industry required

  • 3 years’ experience at HVAC installer, distributor or manufacturer company preferred

  • 3 years’ experience working with utility energy efficiency programs preferred

  • 3 years’ experience in HVAC training or sales in a related industry preferred

  • Strong motivation to work in the energy-efficiency field

  • Proven track record of presentation delivery and meeting facilitation

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Working Conditions
Must have reliable transportation to attend meetings, trainings, and off-site events throughout Minnesota, including transportation of materials and equipment as needed.
Ability to work in fast paced environment, with a focus on achieving program goals and deadlines.
Must be able to lift 25 pounds as well as carry, push, pull, kneel and squat

Compensation
Dependent upon qualifications and experience; excellent comprehensive benefits package.

To Apply
Email or fax cover letter and resume to Human Resources:

Heat Pump Account Manager Position
Center for Energy and Environment
212 3rd Avenue North, Suite #560
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Resume_Submissions@mncee.org
FAX 612-335-5995

Center for Energy and Environment seeks to enrich the diversity of the CEE community and encourages applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply. CEE is long noted for its research, policy advocacy and programming to provide practical energy solutions for homes, businesses and communities.

Equal Opportunity Employer

 




Director of Human Resources

The Director of Human Resources (HR) is responsible for developing and implementing the human resources functions of Center for Energy and Environment (CEE). This includes: overall HR leadership and administration; recruiting, hiring, and retention; setting compensation; benefits strategy and administration; employee relations; staff training and development; HR legal and legislative compliance; and payroll administration.

This position works with all levels of the organization to oversee and facilitate HR best practices and processes which support CEE’s operational needs, as well as ensuring skillful implementation of CEE’s HR strategies which complement its mission. The HR Director will lead change and growth in HR as the organization grows and develops, with the goal of providing mission-driven employee experience and support.

The Director of Human Resources has two direct reports: Human Resources Generalist, and Payroll and Benefits Specialist. This position is part of CEE’s operations team, and is a member of CEE’s Leadership Group. This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer. This is a full time position that provides a wide range of benefits including Paid Time Off (PTO), medical, dental, life and long term disability insurance, and a retirement plan.
 

Responsibilities

Human Resources Leadership and Administration

  • Develop and oversee implementation of HR strategies and initiatives aligned with CEE’s overall organizational strategies and company goals

  • Develop and oversee HR Department annual plan and budget

  • Understand and effectively communicate HR strategies, systems, and procedures across the organization; incrementally and continuously recommend and develop strategic improvements to HR strategies, systems, and procedures

  • Provide leadership on HR-related diversity and inclusion topics and efforts including: resources and training; recruiting and hiring; and retention and organizational culture

  • Provide strong supervisory direction and development of two HR staff members (direct reports)

  • Consult with leadership and management and provide decision-making support on employment, personnel, and human resource issues

  • Anticipate and provide HR-related alternatives, options, and solutions to the organization

  • Oversee accurate and complete compilation of supporting HR/payroll and personnel documentation for corporate insurance renewals and corporate audits

  • Oversee provision of needed HR information for annual financial audit and preparation of the tax form 990

  • Provide other corporate information/assistance as appropriate and necessary

Recruiting, Hiring, Retention, Compensation

  • Develop and maintain organizational staffing strategies to support supervisors and department leaders throughout the recruitment and candidate selection process; meeting or exceeding annual staffing goals

  • Oversee recruiting, hiring, and compensation-setting strategies and implementation including assessment of wage evaluations within labor market to determine competitive wage rates and recommend appropriate compensation/adjustments

 
Benefits Strategy and Administration

  • Administer and negotiate company benefits programs including health, dental, life, and disability insurance; retirement plans; time off programs; leave of absence programs; and employee assistance program

  • Develop and implement new or changing benefits programs and initiatives where appropriate

  • Evaluate employee leave of absence requests; direct Payroll and Benefits Specialist regarding payroll activities as related to employee leaves administration; provide HR guidance and support to staff for employee leaves

  • Research, propose, develop, and implement ancillary benefits programs and employee “perks” improvements and adjustments

 
Personnel, Employee Relations, and Engagement

  • Develop, implement, and maintain programs, policies, and resources driving employee engagement and retention, while supporting CEE’s strong organizational culture

  • Assess employee engagement on an ongoing basis and work with leadership to develop and implement engagement and retention strategies

  • Advise and support supervisors and department leaders in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues

 
Staff Training and Development

  • Oversee development and implementation of company-wide employee training including: interviewing and hiring; performance management; diversity and inclusion; employee development; supervision and leadership; HR compliance topics;  and anti-harassment

  • Lead development and implementation of employee annual review process

  • Develop and drive talent assessments and succession planning

 
Legal and Legislative Compliance

  • Maintain current knowledge and understanding of HR compliance topics and issues, including ERISA regulations, current HR policies and practices, dynamic advances in HR, and applicable state and federal laws regarding human resources

  • Maintain, develop, and make recommendations regarding the organization’s HR policies and procedures; ensure the consistent maintenance and updating of HR policies and procedures, including the employee handbook

  • Ensure legal compliance is maintained throughout human resources administration

  • Assess and oversee decision-making on HR compliance and legal issues and decisions, in consultation with legal counsel where appropriate

  • Ensure oversight of accurate, consistent and updated physical and electronic HR and personnel files

  • Represent the organization as appropriate at personnel-related hearings and investigations

  • Oversee compliance-related HR filings

  • Maintain strict confidentiality of employees’ compensation, benefits, and personal information


Qualifications/Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Active continuing education in human resource field of at least 20 hours of training annually

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in broad human resource management, including payroll and benefits administration

  • Minimum 4 years of direct supervisory experience

  • Strong knowledge of rules and best practices around employee benefits management

  • Proven ability to develop efficient business operations required in this position: regulatory compliance, wage evaluation and recommendations, performance management strategies, diverse recruiting strategies, employee relations and retention, payroll, benefits administration and management, and collaborative administrative office operations

  • Demonstrated success partnering with and advising senior leadership, utilizing strong business acumen and understanding of financial data and market trends, as related to the HR function

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to change and shifting priorities is required

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and ability to work well with stakeholders at all organizational levels

  • A strong orientation toward teamwork; ability to build effective cross-departmental relationships and teams

  • Requires ability to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop, and talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 20 pounds.

  • Primary working hours must occur on-site and during CEE’s business hours; Occasional travel to other branch offices required.  Consistent and reliable attendance is a must.

 
Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Human Resources or a related field preferred

  • SPHR Certification preferred

  • Combination of strategic and tactical Human Resources leadership and administrative experience in multiple industries/organization sizes is strongly preferred, including in a nonprofit setting

  • Experience with Human Resources Information System (HRIS) preferred


Compensation
Dependent upon qualifications and experience.
 
How to Apply
Email or fax cover letter and resume to Human Resources:

Director of Human Resources
Center for Energy and Environment
212 3rd Avenue North, Suite #560
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Resume_Submissions@mncee.org
FAX 612-335-5995
 

Center for Energy and Environment seeks to enrich the diversity of the CEE community and encourages applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply. CEE is long noted for its research, policy advocacy and programming to provide practical energy solutions for homes, businesses and communities.
 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 




Energy Advisor

The Energy Advisor is responsible for providing energy advising services to all CEE residential customers in order to complete recommendations made by Energy Auditors. This includes coordinating all post-visit correspondence, scheduling insulation appointments, and in supplying information on financing and rebates. This position provides core support to the participants of CEE’s Residential Programs by providing superb customer service to residential program participants. As a function of overall program assistance, this position may also assist with overflow work assigned from other departments and programs within CEE.

This is a full time position that provides a wide range of benefits including Paid Time Off (PTO), medical, dental, life and long term disability insurance and a retirement plan.

Responsibilities

  • Act as a primary contact for energy efficiency rebate program participants

  • Provide a high quality customer experience by connecting customers to all applicable programs

  • Counsel customers through specific energy programs and help participants overcome barriers to completion of energy efficiency projects.

  • Track program progress in order to report to stakeholders

  • Schedule inspections for applicable programs

  • Manage client data and paperwork in compliance with record retention and data privacy policies

  • Coordinate with Customer Engagement Manager and other program coordinators/managers to ensure program participant success

  • Coordinate with Customer Engagement Manager in order to reach annual program goals

  • Implement new procedures for the Energy Advisor Service with the Customer Engagement Manager as needed

  • Respond to customer complaints and concerns to ensure customer retention and satisfaction

  • Assist Customer Engagement Manager in standardizing messaging and language

  • Work on regular projects with the Customer Engagement Manager to improve the Salesforce CRM functionalities

  • Assist with Residential Program administrative tasks such as scheduling visits and data entry for Energy Fit Homes program

  • Develop/deliver presentations for community/educational events to promote CEE programs as needed. 

  • Other duties as assigned

 
Qualifications/Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent applicable experience in related field

  • Two (2) years of experience involving customer service, interacting with clients in person, by phone and over email

  • Ability to deliver a high level of personalized customer service

  • Must demonstrate excellent customer relations, and communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Must demonstrate excellent time-management , multitasking, organizational skills, and the ability to meet deadlines

  • Ability to work independently toward program goals

  • Experience with residential energy efficiency programs

  • General understanding of building science as related to residential buildings and the ability to explain this science to customers

  • Must have basic computer and keyboard competency and show proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products and Google Drive

  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, professional environment

  • Must pass Xcel Energy’s drug and security screening

  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds as well as carry, push, pull, kneel, and squat

 
Compensation
$18.00–$24.00/hour, dependent upon qualifications and experience. 


How to Apply
Email or fax cover letter and resume to Human Resources:

Energy Advisor Position
Center for Energy and Environment
212 3rd Avenue North, Suite #560
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Resume_Submissions@mncee.org
FAX 612-335-5995

Center for Energy and Environment seeks to enrich the diversity of the CEE community and encourages applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply. CEE is long noted for its research, policy advocacy and programming to provide practical energy solutions for homes, businesses and communities.
 
Equal Opportunity Employer

 



Energy Counselor

CEE’s Energy Counselor position is part of a team assisting homeowners throughout the Greater Twin Cities in improving the energy efficiency of their homes. CEE is seeking motivated individuals who are skilled at working with people and providing high quality services to customers. No prior residential services experience is required; thorough on-the-job-training is provided for CEE’s Energy Counselors.

The Energy Counselor is responsible for working together with another team member to provide in-home residential energy services in support of CEE’s Residential Programs.  The Energy Counselor is the primary point of contact for the homeowner and is responsible for establishing good rapport. Visits to homes include an assessment of energy use and also on-site additions of energy-saving products like LED light bulbs and low-flow shower heads.

This is a full time position that provides a wide range of benefits including Paid Time Off (PTO), medical, dental, life and long term disability insurance and a retirement plan. The Energy Counselor reports to the Field Supervisor.
 
Responsibilities

  • Working with a team member to conduct home visits according to established protocols.

  • Managing time to complete visits according to schedule.

  • Assuming the role of Lead or Installer for Home Energy Squad (HES) Installed visits.

  • Conducting product installations (LED light bulbs, low-flow shower heads) for HES and multifamily visits.

  • Consulting with homeowners about energy goals, questions, and concerns.

  • Teaching homeowners about energy use and encouraging low-cost and no-cost energy-saving measures.

  • Communicating with team member throughout visits to discuss upgrades recommendations.

  • Discussing upgrades recommendations with homeowners and gauging the homeowner’s interest.

  • Encouraging homeowners to complete additional recommended treatments, and scheduling work to be completed.

  • Accurately recording and entering data into the tracking database.

  • Accurately managing product inventory.

  • Driving a Home Energy Squad van. 

  • Completing assigned administrative tasks and responsibilities during office time.

  • Assisting with program marketing and outreach efforts.

  • Understanding and adhering to corporate policies and procedures, attending trainings as requested, and reading corporate-wide emails and correspondence.

  • Other duties as assigned

 
Qualifications/Job Requirements:

  • Must have an interest in residential energy efficiency and a willingness to expand your knowledge base on the subject.

  • Must demonstrate excellent customer relations, and communication skills. 

  • Must demonstrate excellent time-management and organizational skills, and the ability to meet deadlines. 

  • Must have basic computer and keyboard competency and show proficiency in Microsoft Office Word and Excel. 

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds as well as carry, push, pull, kneel and squat. 

  • Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions. 

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record.

 
Preferred Qualifications:
Seeking candidates proficient in speaking Hmong, Somali, and Spanish.
 
Compensation
$15.00-$17.00/hour, dependent upon qualifications and experience.

How to Apply
Email or fax cover letter and resume to Human Resources:

Energy Counselor Position
Center for Energy and Environment
212 3rd Avenue North, Suite #560
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Resume_Submissions@mncee.org
FAX 612-335-5995

Center for Energy and Environment seeks to enrich the diversity of the CEE community and encourages applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply. CEE is long noted for its research, policy advocacy and programming to provide practical energy solutions for homes, businesses and communities.
 
Equal Opportunity Employer
 


 

 

Multifamily Program Assistant

CEE seeks an organized, enthusiastic and self-directed individual to support multifamily energy efficiency programs. The Multifamily Program Assistant will spend about 70% time coordinating the delivery of a multifamily energy savings programs serving greater MN cities and approximately 30% time providing in-home residential energy services in support of CEE’s Residential Programs. This position is a hands-on position, requiring about 40-60% time in the field, often with overnight stays in greater MN.  
 
The Multifamily Program Assistant will work in partnership with the Multifamily Program Manager on overall program coordination and outreach. The Program Assistant will be responsible for coordinating outstate visit logistics and leading install teams on visits to install energy efficient products. Outreach efforts will include tabling events, communicating program benefits to potential participants, and maintaining records of outreach efforts and other databases as needed.

The Program Assistant will be the primary point of contact for multifamily residents and is responsible for establishing good rapport. Visits to homes include an assessment of energy use and also on-site additions of energy-saving products like LED light bulbs and low-flow shower heads.
 
This is a full time position that provides a wide range of benefits including Paid Time Off (PTO), medical, dental, life and long term disability insurance and a retirement plan. The Multifamily Program Assistant reports to the Multifamily Program Coordinator.
 
 
Responsibilities

  • Coordinates multifamily visit logistics and lead direct install teams.

  • Maintain program tracking databases and warehouse inventory.

  • Communicate program benefits to potential participants via phone calls, emails, and tabling events.

  • Works with team members to conduct visits in accordance with established protocols.

  • Manages time to complete visits according to schedule.

  • Conducts product installations (LED light bulbs, low-flow shower heads, etc.) for multifamily and Home Energy Squad (HES) visits.

  • Assist with energy assessments and prepares customer reports as needed

  • Consults with customers about energy goals, questions, and concerns.

  • Teaches customers about energy use and encourages low-cost/no-cost energy-saving measures.

  • Communicates with team members throughout visits to discuss upgrade recommendations.

  • Discusses upgrade recommendations and gauges the customer’s interest in completing larger projects.

  • Helps prepare customer reports

  • Accurately records and enters data into the tracking database.

  • Accurately manages product inventory.

  • Drives a Multifamily or Home Energy Squad van.

  • Completes assigned administrative tasks and responsibilities during office time.

  • Understands and adheres to corporate policies and procedures, attends trainings as requested, and reads corporate-wide emails and correspondence.

  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications/Job Requirements

  • Must have an interest in residential energy efficiency and a willingness to expand your knowledge base on the subject.

  • Must demonstrate excellent customer relations and communication skills.

  • Must demonstrate excellent time-management and organizational skills, and the ability to meet deadlines.

  • Must have basic computer and keyboard competency and show proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Preferred experience with outreach activities

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds as well as carry, push, pull, kneel, and squat.

  • Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record.

 
Compensation
$17-$19/hour, dependent upon qualifications and experience.

How to Apply
Email or fax cover letter and resume to Human Resources:

Multifamily Program Assistant Position
Center for Energy and Environment
212 3rd Avenue North, Suite #560
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Resume_Submissions@mncee.org
FAX 612-335-5995
 

Center for Energy and Environment seeks to enrich the diversity of the CEE community and encourages applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply. CEE is long noted for its research, policy advocacy and programming to provide practical energy solutions for homes, businesses and communities.

Equal Opportunity Employer

 


 

 

Office and Administrative Specialist

 

The Office and Administrative Specialist position is responsible for providing office management and administrative support to CEE staff.  This is an administrative level position that reports to the Operations Manager. This is a full time position that provides a wide range of benefits including Paid Time Off (PTO), medical, dental, life and long term disability insurance and a retirement plan.
 
Responsibilities

  • Maintain the general appearance of the downtown office location.

  • Manage the facility including building access and security, using dedicated FOB software; and building maintenance; office equipment; office supplies back up and working with other CEE departments and managing relationships with vendors.

  • Coordinate communication between outside vendors and staff and provide administrative support.

  • Operate and monitor office equipment and lease agreements, including processing toner for recycling.

  • Professionally greet and direct guests, including vendors, clients, and customers at the front desk and over the phone.

  • Manage cash receipt process in accordance with internal control procedures. Work with accounting to reconcile checks, expenses, business reply mail, and postage; and prepare checks to be mailed.

  • Maintain paper records for all departments in accordance to internal retention policies.

  • Assist with meeting set up and food orders.

  • Assist employees with office phone/general technology questions including conference room computers and projectors; work with IT to resolve.

  • Coordinate contract and guest parking, administer MetroPass, Metro GoTo Card, and help manage the company HourCar account.

  • Attend biweekly administrative staff meetings; follow up on tasks and projects.

  • Facilitate biweekly conference calls to coordinate organization-wide administrative projects with the Office and Administrative Specialist in the St. Paul office.

  • Work with Operations Manager to update Emergency Action Plan manual and train Minneapolis staff annually.

  • Backup to receive and distribute incoming mail; and process be back-up for outgoing mail and packages.

  • Prepare for new hires and exiting employees including creating the orientation schedule, compiling paper work, maintaining the phone directory, office tours, etc.

  • Staff morale – monthly birthday and anniversary treats, sending flowers, setting up Let’s Dish for new CEE parents.

  • Assistance with other departmental administrative task, including but not limited to:

    • Staff photos

    • Setting up conference calls and GoTo webinars

    • Assist departments with program filings

    • Perform follow-up phone survey calls for One-Stop lighting program for quality assurance purposes; document phone calls and results for tracking

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • At least 1 year of experience in program assistance/administration

  • Must demonstrate excellent customer service

  • Must demonstrate strong organizational skills and schedule a wide range of activities

  • Must demonstrate excellent communication skills and ability to work well with others

 
Compensation
Dependent on qualifications.

How to Apply
Email or fax cover letter and resume to Human Resources:

Office and Administrative Specialist Position
Center for Energy and Environment
212 3rd Avenue North, Suite #560
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Resume_Submissions@mncee.org
FAX 612-335-5995
 

Center for Energy and Environment seeks to enrich the diversity of the CEE community and encourages applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply.  CEE is long noted for its research, policy advocacy and programming to provide practical energy solutions for homes, businesses and communities.
 
Equal Opportunity Employer
 




 

Program Coordinator

CEE is launching a program in the state of Minnesota that will transform HVAC markets and practices to adopt a highly efficient new product, air-source heat pumps. This program will play a key role in our state achieving a clean energy future. We are seeking a highly organized, self-directed and proactive program coordinator to deliver portions of the program and keep activities moving forward toward reaching our initiatives goals. The ideal candidate will have a background in energy efficiency as well as program planning and implementation. Additionally, ideal candidates should have a combination of superior people skills and a proven track record of effective project management.
 
Responsibilities

  • Play in integral part in the launch of an energy efficiency program designed to accelerate adoption of energy-efficient products.

  • Assist in stakeholder engagement and communication by drafting written communications, crafting program reports and coordinating meetings.

  • Assist in development of training curriculum, training planning and scheduling, partner collaboration and training recruitment.

  • Track program activities and impacts to measure against key performance indicators; provide recommendations on program improvements.

  • Coordinate data collection from utility and market partners to track market trends.

  • Lead development of quarterly and annual reports.

  • Track statewide marketing activities and provide resources and marketing support to program partners.

  • Gather market intelligence and contribute to program strategy development.

  • Assist with program planning, budgeting invoicing and general program management.

  • Play coordination role in other CEE programming as needed.

  • Other duties as assigned.

 
Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and or equivalent years of experience required in relevant field

  • Experience in energy efficiency or related field desired, experience with residential HVAC a bonus

  • 3-5 years of previous experience in coordinator or project management role required

  • Supervisory experience preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and coaching skills

  • Strong ability to craft clear and compelling deliverables

  • Ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams and on a variety of tasks

  • Exceptional organization and time management skills and the ability to prioritize

  • Strong competency with Microsoft Office products including Word, PowerPoint and Excel

  • Desire to quickly advance and grow into management duties

Working Conditions

  • Some in-state travel, expected to account for about 10% of working hours

  • Ability to work in fast-paced, outcome-driven environment with responsibilities to meet deadlines and program goals

Compensation
Dependent upon qualifications and experience; excellent comprehensive benefits package.

To Apply
Email or fax cover letter and resume to Human Resources:

Program Coordinator
Center for Energy and Environment
212 3rd Avenue North, Suite #560
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Resume_Submissions@mncee.org
FAX 612-335-5995
 

Center for Energy and Environment seeks to enrich the diversity of the CEE community and encourages applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply. CEE is long noted for its research, policy advocacy and programming to provide practical energy solutions for homes, businesses and communities.
Equal Opportunity Employer
 




Program Development Manager

 

CEE is seeking a motivated and entrepreneurial individual to manage the development of new commercial-sector energy-efficiency programs and services, including client engagement, that build upon and enhance CEE’s current portfolio. The ideal candidate will have some business development experience, strong project management and communication skills, a grasp of technical/energy-related issues, have a collaborative work approach, and have an interest in expanding impact in the clean energy sector.

This is a full time position that provides a wide range of benefits including Paid Time Off (PTO), medical, dental, life and long term disability insurance, education assistance, and a retirement plan.
 
Responsibilities

  • As part of program development team, lead the evaluation of select opportunities for new programs and services, including product definition, market assessment, financial evaluation and creation of a business plan

  • Lead interdisciplinary teams of CEE program and technical staff to identify and plan for new energy-efficiency service and program opportunities, and opportunities to improve existing programs/services in the commercial buildings sector

  • Develop operations and product launch plans, and lead or assist in implementing launch plans

  • Monitor and document results to ensure that product development activities achieve strategies, adhere to process, maintain schedule, and manage risk and budget

  • Develop relationships with current and potential new clients to understand business opportunities in the commercial sector that match CEE’s capabilities and strategic interests

  • Assist in developing and writing proposals for new work (including responding to Requests for Proposals from potential clients)

  • Participate in client-funded consulting projects related to clean energy and energy efficiency

  • Assist the Director of Program Development in developing and managing the infrastructure that supports ongoing, effective business development

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications/Job Requirements

Our ideal candidate will have direct experience in commercial energy efficiency program implementation and business development; some technical knowledge of energy efficiency issues; an aptitude for getting ideas off the ground and working well in teams on not just on their own ideas, but also working in a highly collaborative and multi-disciplinary environment to move forward others’ ideas as well; the ability to think strategically and creatively; have clear and effective communications skills for both verbal and written communication; and a passion for achieving success. The specific requirements and preferred skills and experience we are looking for include:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in business development or program implementation required

  • 3 years’ experience in the energy-efficiency sector or related field strongly preferred

  • Project management experience required

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to navigate ambiguity and drive ideas forward

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or a related field required

  • Some out of state and in-state travel required, expected to account for about 10% of working hours

  • Ability to work in fast paced environment with high daily pressure to meet deadlines and program goals

  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds as well as carry, push, pull, kneel and squat

 
Compensation
Dependent upon qualifications and experience; excellent comprehensive benefits package.

How to Apply
Email or fax cover letter and resume to Human Resources:

Program Development Manager Position
Center for Energy and Environment
212 3rd Avenue North, Suite #560
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Resume_Submissions@mncee.org
FAX 612-335-5995


Center for Energy and Environment seeks to enrich the diversity of the CEE community and encourages applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply. CEE is long noted for its research, policy advocacy and programming to provide practical energy solutions for homes, businesses and communities.

Equal Opportunity Employer