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25 Jul 2023

Full-Time Regional Coordinators (5 roles)

Clean Energy Resource Teams – Posted by mncerts Minnesota, United States

Job Description

Regional Coordinators build relationships and foster community-based clean energy projects within their region of Minnesota. They also increase CERTs’ capacity throughout the state within a specific program focus area. As a part of the U of M Extension Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships, they connect community members and their ideas with the research, education, and resources of the University, and the other CERTs’ partners.  

Regional Coordinators support CERTs’ priorities — energy efficiency, beneficial electrification, and renewable energy — by helping people see the opportunities available, by empowering more people to connect to the opportunities and to each other, and by making it all more accessible for everyone. 

CERTs is looking for connectors who will: 

  • Engage community members across their region through opportunities to learn and share about clean energy ideas.
  • Build partnerships between communities and connections within Extension and the University.
  • Inform and collaborate with utilities.
  • Recruit and facilitate their region’s steering committee to lift up regional trends and ideas that can help shape CERTs’ direction.

CERTs is looking for observers who will help communities identify and implement projects that support local clean energy needs and priorities. 

CERTs is looking for leaders who can generate awareness of clean energy opportunities that also foster community development. 

CERTs is looking for collaborators who will work with CERTs to further develop statewide programming within a specific focus area. For the statewide part of their work, each Regional Coordinator will focus on one of the following areas:

  • Residential clean energy
  • Non-residential energy efficiency and building electrification
  • Non-residential renewable energy and energy storage
  • Utility program innovation 
  • Renewable energy siting

Hybrid work options are available and each position will have a choice of office location at any of the following Extension Regional Office locations: Brainerd, Cloquet, Crookston, Grand Rapids, Mankato, Moorhead, Morris, Rochester, Roseau, St. Cloud, and Willmar. 

Starting salary range is $45,760 – $58,240 ($22-$28/hour), commensurate with education and experience.

A full University of Minnesota benefits package is available.   

Reimbursement for travel and subsistence is also available.

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How to Apply

Learn more and apply on the University of Minnesota job board by August 7, 2023. Contact us with questions: [email protected]

Job Categories: Clean Energy. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: energy efficiency, Outreach, Renewable, rural, and Utility. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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