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At Earth Advantage Institute (EAI), we believe in collaboration, accountability, innovation, and transparency.
EAI’s entrepreneurial culture produces unique, results‐driven solutions that benefit our clients, partners, and
society as a whole. We are deeply committed to developing market mechanisms that catalyze broad
behavioral change and the adoption of sustainable practices. We seek to attract and retain smart, motivated
colleagues who are passionate and committed to their work and to the success of the organization. Together,
we are striving to make a positive difference in our community, our industry, and in the world. Visit
earthadvantage.org for more information.
The education associate is responsible for developing, marketing and managing the delivery of educational
programs that support Earth Advantage Institute’s mission. The ideal candidate will possess fine attention to
detail, superior organization skills, excellent oral and written communication skills and an entrepreneurial
spirit. He or she will also have exceptional customer service skills to meet the needs of the architects,
builders, policy makers, appraisers and real estate professionals who participate in EAI’s education programs.
Identify outreach opportunities for courses and education programs.
Create and deliver outreach presentations to market and sell courses to prospective students.
Perform online and other grassroots marketing for courses.
Meet enrollment targets for assigned courses.
Seek out and secure opportunities for custom course offerings of EAI courses.
Identify potential course funding sources, opportunities for educational partnerships, and market
opportunities for new course development and delivery.
Create and manage registration procedures for courses, including maintenance of Salesforce CRM records
Manage Moodlerooms online training platform.
Evaluate current course delivery and make necessary curriculum revisions.
Prepare curriculum materials, reserve classroom space and manage event details for courses.
Manage the accreditation process of all EAI courses with relevant state and national accrediting bodies as
Ensure compliance with appropriate procedures to maintain course and school accreditation with various
Serve as primary liaison with course instructors of assigned courses.
Assist with the development of new curriculum content for classroom or online courses.
Maintain an inventory of education program materials, textbooks and relevant community resources.
Assist with planning and executing special events such as Green Day Forum.
Staff EAI’s booth at tradeshows, commensurate with training and experience.
Assist the education department with special projects as needed.
Keep detailed records of time allocated to each project.
Bachelor’s degree in education, business, marketing, sustainability, or related field (or equivalent)
Minimum of two years of experience in green building, education, or training and development
Certification in green building expertise (e.g., Sustainable Homes Professional, Certified Sustainable Building
Advisor, LEED GA) highly desirable
Passion for sustainability
Excellent interpersonal communication, research, presentation and writing skills
Ability to generate respect and trust from staff and external constituencies
High motivation and energy level with demonstrated ability to take initiative
Exceptional attention to detail, follow‐through, and ability to keep stakeholders informed at all times
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Proficiency in or willingness to gain proficiency in
Salesforce, Moodlerooms, Wufoo, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Captivate
Availability to work occasional weekends or evenings
How to Apply
Please submit the following materials to apply for this position (PDF or Word format only):
Cover letter detailing qualifications, suitability for this position, and salary requirements.
Three professional references (can be provided upon request, if preferred)
Please note: Incomplete applications will be disregarded.
Submit application materials by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject line should read: “Education Associate – Last name, First name”
NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE
About Earth Advantage Institute (EAI)
Earth Advantage Institute is a nonprofit organization that works with the building industry to implement
sustainable and energy efficient building practices. Its mission is to create an immediate, practical, and
cost‐effective path to sustainability and to the reduction of carbon in the built environment. The organization
achieves its objectives through an innovative range of green building and energy efficiency products and
services. These include certification of high performance homes, remodels, sustainable communities, and
commercial spaces. Other areas of expertise cover energy disclosure & performance, building stock
assessments, water conservation, and carbon foot printing and reporting. The Institute’s education
department offers basic and advanced courses on building science, green marketing, and green building
valuation. EAI’s performance testing technical services team provides a variety of onsite building assessments,
energy audits, and standards verification.
Earth Advantage Institute (EAI) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer competitive compensation and
generous benefits packages. www.EarthAdvantage.org