We are now accepting applications for the following position(s):
JOB POSTING: SENIOR ENERGY POLICY ASSOCIATE
Location: White Plains, New York (New York Metropolitan Area)
Pace Law School, located in White Plains, NY, is a student-centered academic community committed to excellence in legal education. The Law School is particularly renowned for its innovative programs in environmental law, land use and real estate, women's justice, criminal law, intellectual property, international law, and clinical education.
The Pace Law School Energy and Climate Center, a sustainable energy research, education and advocacy organization based at the Pace Law School in White Plains, New York is seeking a Senior Energy Policy Associate.
The Senior Energy Policy Associate will report to the Deputy Director and will work to identify and overcome the challenges that deter deployment of high efficiency environmentally superior combined heat and power and microgrid systems in Northeast markets. The senior associate will work with the Center's economists, lawyers, and regulatory specialists to analyze existing market conditions and develop solutions to promote development of onsite power systems with CHP in industrial, commercial and institutional business sectors across the Northeast states.
Activities include but are not limited to:
-Authoring and publishing new research on CHP, microgrids and smartgrid applications, as well as related energy efficiency, renewable energy, energy storage and innovative utility business models matters.
-Developing materials including fact sheets, case studies, databases, spreadsheet models and other tools to advance the Center's analytical efforts on distributed energy resources
-Providing leadership, creative direction, and oversight to junior researchers, analysts and interns;
-Serving as one of the Center's experts on CHP, microgrids and smart grid deployment for internal and external audiences, including representing the Center at events and meetings across the Northeast and nationally;
This position is supported by grants and contracts and its duration depends on available sponsor funding.
Skills & Qualifications:
-Demonstrated and significant experience in energy and climate change matters;
-Graduate degree in a relevant discipline, such as finance, MBA, economics, public policy, engineering and sciences or environmental law;
-Ability to learn quickly;
-Excellent writing and research skills;
-Computer skills including full facility with EXCEL, databases and presentation tools;
-Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with teams of individuals and colleagues;
-Project management and fundraising experience;
-Ability to travel; and
-Supervisory and management experience a plus.
Pace University offers a competitive total rewards package including tuition benefits for employees & their family; flexible work-life options; and generous time off.
Please visit https://careers.pace.edu and select Staff Positions to view this opportunity by its job title or Posting Number 0602102.
Applications are encouraged from people of color, individuals of varied sexual and affectional orientations, individuals who are differently-abled, veterans of the armed forces or national service, and anyone whose background and experience will contribute to the diversity of the law school. Pace is committed to achieving completely equal opportunity in all aspects of University life.
About the Pace Energy and Climate Center: More than a think tank, the Pace Energy & Climate Center (http://www.energy.pace.edu) turns ideas into action. We believe thoughtful engagement of government and key stakeholders leads to better public policy. We conduct research and analysis on legal, regulatory and policy matters because thorough, objective analyses are essential to finding solutions to today’s complex energy and climate change challenges. We bring decision makers and stakeholders together because achieving results often entails learning together and finding common ground. We are lawyers, economists, scientists and energy analysts, committed to achieving real-world progress.
The Pace Energy and Climate Energy is a department of Pace University, an equal opportunity employer.