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    ... Job Announcement ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAM ASSISTANT LOCAL INITIATIVES SUPPORT CORPORATION SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA OFFICE The Bay Area Local Initiatives
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      ----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 06/10/2005 11:40 AM -----

      Job Announcement

      ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAM ASSISTANT

      LOCAL INITIATIVES SUPPORT CORPORATION
      SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA OFFICE


      The Bay Area Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is seeking an
      Energy Efficiency Program Assistant to link owners and managers of
      affordable multi-family housing to an array of technical assistance aimed at
      improving energy efficiency within their buildings. LISC is implementing
      this program in partnership with a number of other organizations. Partners
      include LISC, GRID Alternatives, Strategic Energy Innovations, Non-Profit
      Housing of Northern California, kW Engineering, and the Center for Energy
      and Environment. The lead agency is ICF Consulting, Inc. This is a full-time
      position funded through December 31, 2005, with the possibility of being
      refunded beyond 2005.


      ABOUT LISC
      Now active in 38 cities around the country, LISC is the nation’s leading
      nonprofit financial intermediary in the affordable housing and community
      development field.  Founded 20 years ago with seed money from the Ford
      Foundation and several Fortune 500 companies, LISC provides training, expert
      technical assistance, management support, high leverage grants, and project
      financing. Our core programs support organizations that build and manage
      affordable housing, improve commercial districts, and develop
      community-serving commercial space and facilities. For more information
      about national LISC and the Bay Area LISC program, visit our websites at
      www.liscnet.org <http://www.liscnet.org/>  and www.bayarealisc.org
      <http://www.bayarealisc.org/> .

      RESPONSIBILITIES
      The LISC Energy Efficiency Program Assistant will be a primary point of
      contact for nonprofit housing developers and managers seeking to obtain
      energy efficiency audits and follow up services from the consortium of
      organizations that have come together to form the Partnership for Energy
      Affordability in Multifamily Housing (branded “Energy Action”).  As such,
      the Program Assistant conducts outreach, acts as an information resource &
      referral agent, and critical broker in ensuring that affordable housing
      developments undergo energy audits and implement energy efficiency projects.

      Specific Responsibilities will include:

      *         Facilitate account management for existing Energy Action Program
      customers to provide ongoing support and ensure timely implementation of
      energy efficiency improvements by:
      1.      Arranging for basic energy conservation technical services (i.e.
      energy audits, diagnostic support, etc.);
      2.      Marketing the program and recruiting participants;
      3.      Facilitating financing options (i.e. supporting participants through
      the rebate and loan application processes);
      4.      Working with program participants to offer group purchasing
      services;
      5.      Serving as a project manager to facilitate the contractor
      solicitation, product order, and verification processes;
      6.      Referring clients to a variety of additional resources and services,
      including contractor referrals, financing resources, and energy tracking
      tools;
      7.      Serving as a clearinghouse for information related to energy
      conservation in multi-family housing and providing such information as
      needed by clients;
      8.  Maintaining records of activity for tracking and reporting purposes;


      QUALIFICATIONS

      Experience in both affordable housing and energy conservation is preferred,
      but not required.

      Preferred skills and experience include:
      *         An understanding of the financing and operation of non-profit
      multi-family housing, including experience working with a not-for-profit
      housing organization;
      *         A good understanding of energy conservation technologies common to
      multi-family housing, including lighting, central heating and cooling
      systems, energy controls and domestic hot water systems;
      *         Experience with energy audits in multi-family buildings;
      *         Familiarity with utility rebate programs for multifamily
      properties;
      *         Customer service and/or sales background.

      Minimum experience and skills include the following:
      *         Strong, demonstrated interest in energy efficiency;
      *         Strong, demonstrated interest in programs to assist lower-income
      households and communities;
      *         Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work closely with a
      wide range of client organizations and staff including building maintenance
      staff and managers of large affordable housing organizations;
      *         Strong motivational skills to move customers forward with
      projects;
      *         Strong organizational skills and attention to detail;
      *         Demonstrated ability as a “self-starter” who takes initiative;
      *         Demonstrated ability to juggle multiple tasks while meeting
      deadlines;
      *         Computer skills; word processing and spreadsheet capabilities are
      essential; experience with energy audit software is a major advantage.

      A Bachelor’s degree is preferred but not required.


      COMPENSATION
      LISC offers a competitive annual salary and excellent benefits package.

      APPLY TO
      Qualified applicants should submit a resume and brief cover letter
      describing their interest in the position.
      Search:  Energy Program Assistant
      Bay Area LISC
      369 Pine Street, Suite 350
      San Francisco, CA  94104
      Email:  liscsearch@...

      APPLY BY:    Immediately.  Position open until filled.


      LISC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
      PEOPLE OF COLOR ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
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