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CNT Energy seeks an experienced Research Analyst to join a small team responsible for
implementing CNT Energy’s research programs and projects. The Research Analyst will
contribute to research design, data selection, methodology, technical analysis, review of
findings, and messaging of results. The Research Analyst has two primary functions: 1) To
execute research projects and publish findings on current programs and projects; 2) To
collaborate with CNT Energy Program Managers to provide research and analysis support for
existing and future CNT Energy Programs. The Research Analyst will be responsible for complex
technical analysis, including GIS and statistical analysis. She/he must be able to manage
multiple projects simultaneously and have excellent project management skills; (ex some
projects will require immediate turn-around and others may have multi-month timelines.) The
Analyst will communicate regular project/program updates and results to internal and external
stakeholders, including but not limited to: clients, CNT Energy Managers, local and national
researchers, policy makers and the general public. The Analyst will work on teams, sometimes
playing a lead role and other times a support role. Depending on the role, she/he may be
responsible for project planning, managing staff, budgets, work plans, data collection, analysis
and deliverables. The Research Analyst will represent CNT Energy with clients and with local
and national energy efficiency stakeholders, through speaking engagements and publications.
CNT Energy is a nonprofit corporation whose mission is to provide economic and environmental
benefits to households, building owners and communities through energy efficiency and
conservation. CNT Energy is experiencing rapid growth in three main areas:
(1) Residential Real-Time Electricity Pricing and Smart Grid Development,
(2) Energy Efficiency in Residential and Commercial Buildings, and
(3) Community Energy Planning and Energy Information Center.
CNT Energy is an affiliate of the Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT), a 34-year old
nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote the development and perpetuation of
vibrant urban communities that are both environmentally and economically sustainable, both
in the Chicago region and throughout the United States.
The Research Analyst will work across program areas and will report to the Research Director at
CNT Energy. He/she will serve as project lead on some projects, and as a member of a team led
by other CNT Energy Research, Management or Program staff.
Proficiency to lead complex technical analysis, including GIS and statistical analysis.
environmental sciences research, economics, or statistics.
Demonstrated project management experience
Excellent communication skills, verbal and written. Must be able to communicate
technical and research findings to wide range of stakeholders.
Exceptional critical thinking, management and coordination skills, and ability to work
independently and on a team.
The Center for Neighborhood Technology is an equal opportunity employer that does not
discriminate against any employee or job applicant based on race, color, national origin,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, age disability, veteran status, or marital status. This policy
applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring,
termination, promotion, transfer, layoff, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
This is an Exempt position. Salary is commensurate with experience.
To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to:
Center for Neighborhood Technology
2125 W. North Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647
Fax to 773-278-3840 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
No phone calls please.