Director of Utility and Energy Programs

Posted: July 22, 2020

Company: Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies

Employer Type: Other

Position Type: Full Time

Job Type:

Experience Level: Senior Level

Certification Required: Other

Education Required: Bachelors

City: SPRINGFIELD

County: SANGAMON

Salary Range: $65000-$75000

The Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies (IACAA) is seeking a new Director of Utility and Energy Programs. This is a regular full-time position located in Springfield, Illinois.

Reporting to the President and CEO, the Director of Utility and Energy programs is the in-house expert on Weatherization, LIHEAP and other energy programs and works closely with our membership agencies throughout the State of Illinois through the management of the income-eligible utility programs. This position works closely with our program partners in assuring the goals and objectives of the program are met. In addition, this position coordinates member-requested peer-to-peer technical training as needed and required by the program.

Desired Skills

 College Degree preferred, minimum of 3 years’ experience in energy efficiency, housing or related field

 Knowledge of Weatherization, LIHEAP and other energy programs preferred

 Knowledge of procurement processes is required

 General knowledge of the building trades preferred

 Driver’s license, safe driving record, and ability to travel throughout the State of Illinois

 Ability to pass criminal background check

 Knowledge and respect for diverse cultures/lifestyles and problems of poverty in the community

 Ability to follow written and oral instructions with minimum supervision

 Ability to communicate effectively both written and orally

 Ability to function professionally in stressful situations

 Ability to work as a team member

 Ability to implement concepts learned from training

 Ability to organize time effectively and to set work priorities

 Ability to apply detailed knowledge of organizational procedures to make independent decisions and serve as a credible resource for senior management team

 Ability to lift 25 pounds

 Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel

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