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Program Manager, Education

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location California - America North
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Company Name The Alliance to Save Energy
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Directory Entry : Environmental Jobs in the USA with...The Alliance to Save Energy began in response to a critical period in our nation’s energy history – decades later it continues its mission to create an energy-efficient world.
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Founded in 1977, the Alliance to Save Energy is a nonprofit coalition of business, government, environmental, and consumer leaders advocating for enhanced energy productivity to achieve economic growth, a cleaner environment, and greater energy security, affordability, and reliability. 

The Alliance welcomes applicants with backgrounds in education and sustainability, strong written and oral communication skills, and experience with community leadership, and youth engagement.

The ideal candidate will be excited to work strategically with our leadership and partners grow our new programs into statewide and national models for efficiency and sustainability education. A primary goal of the Alliance’s programs is to reach underserved students, schools, and communities. Those with experience in community outreach and/or proficiency with multiple languages are encouraged to apply.

 Primary Responsibilities:
  • Remotely manage three full-year education programs ranging in size from 10 to 80 schools
  • Coordinate and support school teams’ program implementation and activities, including working with teams of teachers, administrators, custodians, and students
  • Provide ongoing in-person or remote support for school teams to troubleshoot challenges, monitor and promote best practices, and distribute additional resources
  • Meet with district administrators (energy managers, facilities managers, principals, etc.), as needed
  • Assist teams in locating energy saving opportunities at their schools
  • Collaborate with other Education Team members in developing scaffolded and standard-aligned energy efficiency curriculum for K-12 students
  • Assist in and/or coordinate community events to promote energy efficiency and support schools in facilitating outreach activities
  • Recruit new schools in Los Angeles and throughout California
  • Travel, as necessary, to in-person teacher training in Los Angeles, Northern California, the Central Valley, and the San Diego area; travel outside of California as required
  • Assist in coordinating three meetings throughout each school year for each program (an initial training, a mid-year gathering, and end-of-year celebration) with support from other Alliance education staff and based on existing meeting templates:
  • Fall Professional Development Workshop: Plan and conduct a half-day workshop for lead teachers
  • Winter Mid-Year Meeting: Plan and conduct an after-school meeting, convening all school teams in January/February
  • Spring End-of-Year Celebration: Plan and conduct afternoon/evening celebratory event to reward students, teachers, and schools for their work on the project in May
  • Organize and lead remote student training and digital “classroom visits”
  • Write monthly and quarterly program reports for funders using analyzed data and metrics collected from participating schools
  • Collaborate with Education Team members on program development projects
  • Transition formerly written materials to the EmPowered digital platform
  • Co-develop program budgets and proposals
  • Oversee translation of program materials from English to Spanish
  • Participate with Alliance staff to plan, coordinate, and modify the program and EmPowered platform

The employee will work remotely from Southern California or the Bay Area, reporting to the Alliance to Save Energy’s Vice President of Education who is based in Washington, DC.

Required Qualifications:
  • Four-year college degree
  • 4+ years working in education and/or sustainability
  • Strong initiative in undertaking routine assignments/projects without direct supervision
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, problem-solving and communication skills
  • Experience working collaboratively in a team environment
  • Strong public speaking and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent writing skills and the ability to draft reports and proposals in a professional voice
Preferred Qualifications:
  • K-12 teaching and/or curriculum development experience
  • Master’s degree in education, curriculum development, or environmental studies a plus
  • Experience managing staff
  • Environmental/energy experience
  • Proficiency in Spanish and/or other languages
  • Experience working with diverse and underserved populations
  • Social media, technology, entrepreneurial, and community engagement backgrounds highly valued
How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume – in a single file – via the following link to apply for this position:


Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The Alliance is an equal opportunity employer.

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