WDR-00041000 Community Energy Educator
Job Description Summary:
position will serve as the Community Energy Educator for Cornell Cooperative
Extension Association of Suffolk County. The Community Energy Educator will
primarily assist with the teaching of energy efficiency and clean energy
education programs in the Long Island Region, specifically in Nassau and
Suffolk Counties. In addition, the Community Energy Educator will help support
workforce development efforts in the region focused on clean energy jobs. This
position is also responsible for working as a team member and providing input
to the supervisor on implementation and evaluation of these energy programs.
This position, alongside other Energy Team members, will work to inform
residents, multifamily building owners, and small businesses, with an emphasis in
low-to-moderate income and priority communities, of the options for adopting
clean energy strategies in their homes and businesses and their options to
train and develop careers in clean energy.
The Community Energy Educator will develop and maintain working relationships with community partners and local stakeholders to address energy inequities through energy efficiency improvements, clean energy programs, and workforce development opportunities. This program will deliver information and provide education in a wide variety of settings, including, but not limited to: providing educational tables/booths at community events; presenting before large audiences; making one-on-one phone calls; following up with leads/clients to provide additional information; assist leads/clients with navigating every step of applying for relevant energy efficiency and clean energy programs available to them; helping troubleshoot obstacles to adopting clean energy strategies; coordinating with local energy contractors in providing accurate information on the programs, etc. This position will work with community groups, energy contractors, workforce development programs, and supervisory and other team members to coordinate and implement engaging educational programs, including assisting with training, engaging or coordinating the work of volunteers and interns in program delivery. This position will also serve as a subject matter resource and carry out administrative tasks that support the educational program and fulfill funding requirements. Immediate oversight and direction will be provided by the Energy Specialist at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County, with additional support and leadership from senior members of the regional Energy team.
Equal Opportunity Employment
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
Salary: $22.00 - $24.00 per hour
Schedule: Non-Exempt (40 hours per week)
Date Position Available: Immediate vacancy
Benefits: Full Benefits include 21 days of vacation days per year, 3 personal days, accrued sick days, 16 holidays, health and dental insurance Program (NYSHIP), Employees' Retirement System (New York State Retirement System -NYSLRS), Cornell University Tax-Deferred Annuity Plan (CUTDAP), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Long-Term Disability, Auto/Home/Pet Insurance, Legal Insurance, Group Universal Life Insurance (GUL), Personal Accident Insurance (PAI), Long Term Care Insurance, and NY's 529 College Savings Program.
No relocation or VISA Sponsorship is available.
HOW TO APPLY:
The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform their essential functions. If you require an accommodation to participate in the selection process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-6120 or via email at email@example.com.
Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and New York State residents. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.
Last updated November 1, 2023