Yale University, conveniently located between Boston and New York, offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Located in the heart of historic downtown New Haven with more than 100 local boutiques, national retailers, cafés, casual eateries, award-winning restaurants, and world-renowned theaters, galleries, and museums.
Since it was created over a decade ago to be the home of the joint degree community between the School of Management and the School of the Environment, The Yale Center for Business and the Environment (CBEY) has also been a center of innovation in programming in clean energy topics and a place for students, faculty, staff, and the public to connect at Yale University. As COVID19 put a strain on our community and sense of connectedness, we now seek to more meaningfully connect our work to the rest of the University. A plethora of clean energy programming happens elsewhere at Yale, and we’re looking for an energetic individual who will help us connect our community to other schools, departments, and units, so that we all benefit from each other’s programming, catalyze climate action, better communicate our impact, and share our resources widely.
The main goals of this position are to:
Deepen Yale’s impact and brand in the field of clean energy and improve the student experience.
Unearth opportunities for research, teaching, and programming through cross-school collaboration and innovation by creating a Yale-wide Clean Energy Initiative led by schools and departments.
Support the development and integration of systems that allow for better communication across groups on campus while respecting the differences between groups in our community.
Foster the broadening of an engaged community of informed actors who can accelerate the clean energy transition on-campus and online.
The Clean Energy Coordinator will: lead the design, development, and implementation of the processes and systems that will connect clean energy programming within the Yale School of the Environment and the Yale School of Management (center-based programming, learning communities, student interest groups and clubs, research labs, career development offices, alumni offices, faculty, etc.), the undergraduate community (particularly the Yale Undergraduate Energy Scholars within the Earth and Planetary Sciences department, the Yale Undergraduate Environmental Studies program, and relevant student groups), and other professional or graduate schools, labs, initiatives, and programs in the field of clean energy.
The Clean Energy Coordinator will also coordinate with other Yale groups to produce or publicize content, events, and opportunities and generally contribute to creating a holistic approach to clean energy programming at CBEY and across Yale, and support the promotion of the Financing and Deploying Clean Energy program as needed.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and two years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Demonstrated experience in the clean energy sector (either through directly relevant professional experience or through significant coursework) and a strong passion for and interest in multidisciplinary climate change mitigation strategies and environmental education.
Demonstrated experience coordinating work across units, functions, and departments and an inclusive and flexible approach to collaborating with a wide range of individuals, i.e., tenured and practitioner faculty at Yale, core staff at CBEY, key staff from different units across Yale. Interpersonal skills are key to success in this position.
Experience with stakeholders’ engagement and the deployment of administrative processes and systems, including network building planning and implementation, and ability to translate community needs into processes and systems.
Exceptional administrative, planning, organizational and project management skills with proven ability to organize and prioritize work with group/people that do not report to them, including event planning.
Superior writing, editing, and communication skills, including demonstrated experience communicating to the public, and some familiarity with web development or willingness to learn. Ease of use of information technology systems (websites, online platforms, social media).
Preferred Education and Experience: An MESc or MEM from the Yale School of the Environment, or MBA from the Yale School of Management and experience working with complex partnerships in decentralized networks.
Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at http://bit.ly/YaleCareers-64504BR. Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.
We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.
Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
Internal Number: 64504BR
About Yale University
Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.