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Green For All. |
|Job Type:||Full Time|
|Experience Required:||4-5 years|
|State/Province:||CA - California|
Green For All is a national organization working to build an inclusive green economy strong enough to lift people out of poverty. We are dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans by creating economic opportunity and a healthy environment. We work in collaboration with business, government, labor, and grassroots communities to advance policies and programs that produce quality jobs in green industry – all while holding the most vulnerable people at the center of our agenda.
About The State And Local Initiatives Team
The State and Local Initiatives Team is focused on the implementation, replication, and scaling of cutting-edge sustainable development models. Our work is done in partnership with local practitioners in order to generate meaningful and responsive solutions that work on the ground. This 8-person team forms the core of Green For All’s research, policy, and state and local initiative work across the country. We take an outcomes based approach focused on strategies that:
Some of our current projects include the replication and scaling of an energy efficiency finance model for multifamily affordable housing, developing field-defining tools and models for job creation in stormwater management and green infrastructure, designing a jobs strategy for utility energy efficiency investments, and providing business support services to green entrepreneurs working to build sustainable local economies.
The Director of State and Local Initiatives is responsible for advancing the work of the State and Local Initiatives team by providing day-to-day leadership for team members, maintaining and advancing our practitioner-based approach to generating solutions, and directing a significant area of content-based work for the organization.
The Director is charged with managing the team workplan, providing strategic guidance and other support to staff, and ensuring all team projects are completed and producing maximum outcomes for the organization. The Director manages all hiring and staff development processes and is responsible for ensuring all team protocols and systems are functioning effectively. The Director will also advance and have responsibility for a distinct set of projects, programs, and deliverables.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced team leader with a demonstrated ability to manage teams of high performing staff as well as initiate and manage a wide range of projects and deliver results for his or her organization. Additionally we are seeking candidates who can demonstrate expertise in one or more of the following areas: sustainable economic development, water, energy efficiency, social equity, or other green economy issues. The candidate must be able to manage and lead the team effectively as well as successfully drive program-based initiatives.
This is a full-time permanent position based in our Oakland, California headquarters.
Compensation: Full-time, commensurate with experience, excellent benefits package.
How to Apply: Email resume, references, and cover letter with recent salaries or wages firstname.lastname@example.org. Include “SLI DIRECTOR (Your Name)” in SUBJECT LINE.
Green for All is an Equal Opportunity Employer.