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Grant Writer, Center for Energy Research, Education, and Service (Muncie, IN)

Grant Writer, Center for Energy Research, Education, and Service

Professional contract position available immediately.

Major responsibility  research, write, and facilitate comprehensive external grant proposal development and submission to sustainability-related funding opportunities with federal, state, local, international, corporate, and on-profit funding agencies.

Minimum qualifications:  bachelor’s degree; at least two years of experience in having written and submitted at least one proposal to funding agencies that were granted/issued in excess of $100,000; have knowledge and/or experience with organizations that solicit sustainability-related research, education, and service projects; excellent managerial, technical, and organizational skills; knowledge of various funding agency requirements and proposed submission procedures; excellent writing and research skills; working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Professional suite of products, and an understanding of Grants.gov submission process; ability to work effectively under the pressure of deadlines; excellent attention to detail.

Preferred qualifications:  Research Administrator’s Certificate (CRA); have an understanding of the needs of developing sustainability-related research, education, and service projects; familiarity with other data base search tools such as COS Pivot, Grant Select, Grants Resource Center, and the Foundation Center.

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Send letter of application, resume, transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references to:
Professor Robert Koester, Director
Center for Energy Research, Education, and Service
Ball State University
Muncie, IN  47306


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Check out the CERES website here.

Ocean Campaign Director, Conservation Law Foundation (Boston, MA)

CLF has an opening for an Ocean Campaign Director. Reporting to the VP and Director of the Ocean Conservation Program and in coordination with a multi-disciplinary regional team of advocates, he or she will lead the development and implementation of CLF’s integrated campaigns for ocean habitat and biodiversity protection, sustainable fisheries and National Ocean Policy implementation.

Job description and qualifications are listed on their website.

Part-time Executive Director, Chesapeake Bay Funders Network (Annapolis, MD)

The Chesapeake Bay Funders Network (CBFN) is committed to achieving clean water throughout the Chesapeake watershed. The Executive Director will be a full partner with CBFN’s leadership in developing and executing strategic priorities, including developing and implementing plans for long-­‐term financial stability and growth of the network. Along with an Administrative Associate, the Executive Director will manage all CBFN operations and program activities.

Full job description is posted on their website.

Director of Community Planning and Design, Regional Plan Association (New York, NY)

RPA is seeking a creative and dynamic professional to direct the organization’s Community Planning and Design program. The program implements RPA principles and objectives in communities of all scales across the region, from dense urban centers to emerging exurban communities. We develop community design workshops, vision plans, project plans, regulations and guidelines as well as the economic development, housing and infrastructure strategies needed to implement these place-based projects.

Full job description, here.

Zoning Review Planner, City of Somerville (Somerville, MA)

This Zoning Review Planner will work with both the ISD and Planning teams to undertake professional and technical work in planning, including project review, plan review for zoning consistency, site inspections for consistency with zoning approvals and special permit approvals.
For more details, click here.

Energy Manager, Town of Chelmsford (Chelmsford, MA)

The Town of Chelmsford seeks to hire a full-time Energy Manager to assist with all energy-related activities within the Town. Candidate will be responsible for analyzing current energy usage and developing the Town’s energy management plan in order to provide proper environmental conditions with cost-effective energy utilization. Benefits included. A complete job description is on file in Human Resources. For more information: Jeanne Parziale, HR Director, Town Offices, 50 Billerica Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824, jparziale@townofchelmsford.us

Senior Environmental Compliance Coordinator, Dominion (Freeman, VA)

The Dominion Power Generation business unit seeks a Senior Environmental Compliance Coordinator to support the day-to-day operation of the Brunswick County Power Station. The Brunswick County Power Station is a new gas fired combined cycle power station in Brunswick County, Virginia, with a net generating capacity of approximately 1,350 Megawatts. The Brunswick County station is located on US 58 between Lawrenceville and Emporia, Virginia, and not far from beautiful Lake Gaston, a popular vacation, fishing and water recreation site.

Full job description here.

Associate Professor/Professor, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)

The University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE) is seeking a candidate to fill an endowed, full time, nine-month, professor position to contribute to research and teaching at the nexus of business, markets, and sustainability.

Full job description here.

Botanical Garden Director, University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill, NC)

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of the North Carolina Botanical Garden, whose mission is to inspire understanding, appreciation, and conservation of plants in gardens and natural areas and to advance a sustainable relationship between people and nature.

Inquiries may be addressed to Dr. Todd Boyette, Chair, Botanical Garden Director Search Committee, at tboy@email.unc.edu or 919-843-2085.  Nominations may be addressed to Dr. Boyette, c/o Debbie Stevenson, 104 South Building, CB# 3000, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3000 or debbie_stevenson@unc.edu.  Review of applications will begin September 15, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.  Anticipated start date is January 1, 2015, but is negotiable.  

To apply, go to the job posting.

Candidates should submit a cover letter describing their interest in and qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, and the names, titles, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references.  All inquiries will be kept confidential in the early stages of the search process.  Applicants will be directly solicited for permission before references are contacted.

Energy Management Coordinator, University of Mississippi (Oxford, MS)

This is a professional position in which the incumbent is responsible for the conservation and management of energy resources used by the university. The incumbent manages energy conservation efforts, provides conservation education and training to the university community, manages utility contracts, and serves as a resource to administration as it relates to energy conservation and management while exercising independent judgment and a high degree of discretionary authority.

Details and application info here.