Job Announcement: Green Building Program Manager
The Green Resource Center (GRC) seeks a Green Building Program Manager to promote and facilitate the design and construction of resource-efficient buildings in the San Francisco Bay Area's residential and commercial sectors. The Green Building Programs Coordinator is immediately responsible to the Executive / Program Director for the planning and execution of the GRC's programming activities.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
The successful candidate will be expected to perform the following:
1. Provide project-specific Green Building advice and assistance to homeowners, developers, architects, and contractors
2. Create fact sheets and other content for the GRC website
3. Support Executive Director with development of effective program strategies to promote Green Building for residential new construction and remodeling projects
4. Interact with clients, public agencies, and utilities with Green Building-related programs
5. Provide Green Building presentations and training seminars to Bay Area building professionals, public agencies, community organizations, and the general public
6. Design and implement effective information management systems for tracking the performance of residential and commercial sector programs
7. Provide day-to-day oversight of program budgets
8. Support Executive / Program Director with grant applications, proposal writing, and contracts related to Green Building programs
9. Report to the Board of Directors on program activities
10. Keep abreast of latest developments in the Green Building field by reading various Green Building-related publications; visiting retailers of Green Building materials; and attending relevant lectures, classes, and workshops
11. Assist fellow GRC staff periodically on other programs as needed
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
1. In-depth knowledge of Green Building design, construction strategies, technologies and materials and the ability to articulate the environmental, health, and economic benefits of Green Building. LEED Professional Accreditation is preferred but not required, so long as the candidate is willing to complete the LEED accreditation program shortly after being hired.
2. A proven commitment to addressing a variety of environmental and public health issues through Green Building and an appetite to learn more about the rapidly evolving field
3. Proven organizational skills and project management experience
4. Hands-on experience with residential-sector design and construction practices, especially Green Building design and construction
5. Friendly, outgoing nature and an eagerness to serve GRC visitors and the public interest
6. Proficient writing and communication skills-an ability to write successful grant applications is highly recommended
7. Self-sufficient office skills: ability to work with MS Word, MS Excel, and Windows operating systems. Access (or other database) experience is preferred.
8. Ability to make changes to GRC website is a plus
EDUCATION AND BACKGROUND
Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university degree in architecture, engineering, building science, construction management, or related field AND at least three years of progressively increasing responsibility performing design- and construction-related activities and other duties similar to those described for this position.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Salary range is $40,000 - $50,000 (based on qualifications and experience). GRC's benefits package includes health insurance and annual leave.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a r�sum� with references, a letter of interest, and a writing sample (five pages maximum) to the GRC Personnel Committee (email: director@...). The position will be open until filled. Applications will be screened for relevant qualifying experience. Not all applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be interviewed.
ABOUT THE GREEN RESOURCE CENTER
The Green Resource Center (GRC) is a San Francisco Bay Area nonprofit whose mission is to spur the market for green building by educating building professionals and the general public on the many environmental, health, and economic benefits of green building. The GRC acts as a central hub, linking building occupants with all aspects of the green building industry and channeling market demand into action. Since it opened its doors on Earth Day 1999, the GRC has served the region with green building information through its print and sample libraries, a phone and email hotline service, technical assistance for commercial projects, materials resource database, and coordination of workshops and training. The GRC has three staff members and is governed by an 8-member Board of Directors representing a variety of green building stakeholders. For more information, see the GRC website at www.GreenResourceCenter.org.