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Job Title: Local Project Leader, Education
Company Name: Alliance to Save Energy
Location: Remote, DC United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 05/16/2022
Expire Date: 07/16/2022
Job Categories: Education
Job Description
Local Project Leader, Education
Position Description
The Alliance to Save Energy seeks a full-time Associate to implement the EmPowered Schools Program. EmPowered Schools is a nationally recognized, comprehensive energy education program for K-12 schools.

The program utilizes a curriculum correlated to state and national learning standards, to:
Teach energy topics (climate science, energy efficiency, environmental justice, renewable energy, and green careers)
Enhance project-based, real-world learning, using schools as living laboratories
Engage students as advocates for energy efficiency in their schools, homes, and communities
Build pathways to green careers
Save energy and lower school energy costs through no-cost behavior and operational changes to achieve average annual savings between 5 and 15 percent

The Associate will work closely with a core school team of teachers, administrators, custodians, and students to integrate energy education into their classroom learning, carry out energy-saving projects at school, and take the energy efficiency message home and into the community.

Primary Responsibilities
Program Implementation
Work with schools and their teams (teachers, administrators, custodians, and students) to coordinate and implement deliverables for EmPowered Schools and other education programs:
Provide remote supervision and support to teams using the Allianceís online curricula and activities
Coordinate virtual meetings with school teams as needed to provide trainings for the energy audit toolkits, assemblies, guidance, and/or troubleshoot challenges
Work with school teams to develop and carry out their energy savings plans

Coordinate and facilitate program-wide meetings
Professional Development Workshop to train teachers on the program and EmPowered platform, ensuring they are prepared to implement
Mid-Year Recharge to collect progress reports, share challenges and best practices, and plan for the remainder of the year
End-of-Year Celebration to highlight outstanding performance by school teams and gather feedback on the program

Coordinate with Alliance staff and fellow Education team staff
Attend weekly conference calls to share best practices and troubleshoot obstacles in implementing the program
Work with the Director of Education to order toolkits, T-shirts, and stipends for participating schools
At the Director of Educationís request, provide feedback on teammatesí documents including procedures, reports, blogposts, presentations, etc.

Report on progress
Track program metrics through the EmPowered platform
Provide clear and detailed activity reports as required by funder
Keep Director of Education updated on program progress

Team Support
Present at relevant conferences
Support website buildout for new curricula and modifications based on teacher feedback
Write posts for the Alliance blog
Other activities as opportunities develop

Growth & Professional Development Opportunities
Pursue professional growth channels through independently identified professional development opportunities, funded by the Alliance
Qualifications & Requirements
Required Qualifications
A self-starter with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision, while also being a team player
Strong written and oral communication skills
Excellent organizational skills, good time management, and detail orientation
Ability to manage and prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
Meeting facilitation and presentation experience
Experience working in schools
Basic skills and experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Google Documents

Desired Qualifications
Teaching experience or other experience working with K-12 students
Familiarity with schools in Los Angeles and/or the state of New Jersey
Experience working with diverse populations
Spanish proficiency
Knowledge in the energy field, and energy efficiency in particular
Applicants willing to commit to a minimum 1-2 year tenure
Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel
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Company Name: Alliance to Save Energy
Company Description:
Founded in 1977, the Alliance to Save Energy is a nonprofit coalition of energy leaders advocating for enhanced energy productivity to achieve economic growth, a cleaner environment, and greater energy equity, reliability, and affordability. Our K-12 energy education programs work with students across the country, empowering them through STEM learning to lead change in their schools, homes, and communities.
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