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Green Resource Center seeks Green Building Program Manager

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  • asha.weinstein@sjsu.edu
    ... The Green Resource Center (GRC) seeks a Green Building Program Manager to promote and facilitate the design and construction of resource-efficient
    Message 1 of 1 , May 24, 2004
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      ----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 05/24/2004 10:51 AM -----



      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
      résumé
      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.
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