Part Time

Sustainability Education Associate (part-time, 10 hrs/week) at Strategic Energy Innovations

Fields: sustainability, education, youth, engineering, climate change

Location: San Diego California

Deadline: Rolling, intended start date July 30, 2018

Details and Requirements: Are you passionate about sustainability education? Are you a highly organized self-starter with strong technical and writing background? Strategic Energy Innovations (SEI) is seeking a dedicated individual, passionate about working in the non-profit sector, to provide part-time (10 hours / week) for a cutting edge organization focused on designing innovative solutions to address San Diego area community climate and sustainability goals through work with area schools, school districts, colleges/ universities and community partners. Working closely with and supporting our full-time San Diego-based team member, this candidate will have the opportunity to also connect with our broader Bay Area-based team of educators and program implementers. This position, which could grow over time in both hours and scope, will initially be home-office based with the potential for working out of both client and co-working space as appropriate.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (advanced coursework a plus) in a quantitative discipline, environmental studies, or related field or equivalent work experience; Experience/strong interest working in education with K-12 and/or higher education stakeholders (students, teachers, and/or staff); Background or experience in curriculum and grant development, and/or leading group trainings and/or presentations; ~ Desired: Experience teaching environmental, clean energy and/or sustainability topics; Background working on campus-based student outreach/campaigns and projects; Basic knowledge of core energy efficiency and building science concepts; Experience in green building design and/or energy auditing and/or solar analysis; Experience with supervision (e.g.: of staff, interns, students, volunteers); Strong analytical skills, experience with Excel (building spreadsheets, formulas, and data manipulation) and math or science background; Working knowledge of greenhouse gas emissions related activities and current policies and programs; Understanding of financial analysis or modeling; Ability to continue in the role in an increased capacity over time (pending performance and availability of work); Marketing/community outreach experience.

The job is part-time and work is remote in San Diego County, with possible travel in the California region. Must have a valid driver’s license and access to reliable form of personal transportation to travel to school sites and meetings. This position offers an hourly rate of $18.00 per hour. Beyond monetary compensation, this position affords the candidate significant technical skill and non-profit leadership skills development, fieldwork and networking opportunities.

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