Nonprofit

Director of Operations

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
New
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Published 19 days ago

Details at a Glance

Time Commitment
Full Time Schedule
Start Date
May 27, 2024
Application Deadline
May 24, 2024
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
Intermediate
Salary
USD $90,000 - $120,000 / year

Description

Position: Director of

Operations

Organization: New Partners

Community Solar Corp

Mission: Our mission is Environmental Justice. We believe that the health, environmental and economic benefits of renewable energy should be accessible to everyone, regardless of income. We have installed new solar energy systems on a variety of rooftops, partnered with nonprofit affordable housing developers, and turned the energy benefits into financial assistance to low-income families and individuals. 

We are a small but mighty nonprofit and are passionate about our highly-effective work, including creating innovative demonstration projects to foster our mission and provide models for others to join us in promoting Environmental Justice.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree required.  A relevant higher education degree is a plus.

Experience with non-profit organizations or environmental justice work is preferred.

Early career candidates with relevant training, education and experience are welcome. 

Salary: Range $90,000 to $120,000, commensurate with experience.  

Benefits: Flexible hybrid work schedule, Paid vacation, medical insurance

Duties and Responsibilities

An ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to environmental justice, experience in a number of these duties and responsibilities, and enthusiasm to learn, work, and advocate in innovative policy initiatives.  The position will involve hands-on work with all aspects of our operations.  Training will be provided, as necessary.

Subscriber Management

Meet and communicate with affordable housing partners, government agencies and the electric utility as partners in ensuring that solar production benefits are allocated to low-income residents - to both meet their needs and help affordable housing owners achieve maximum community impact.

Solar Program and Project Management

Work with building owners and developers to facilitate creation of new solar installations and to manage projects as community-benefitting solar installations.   Gain experience with financial projections as part of new project development and management.

Monitor, manage, and report solar energy production. Meet onsite with solar developers and property owners during solar development.

Coordinate with third-party providers of operations and maintenance services to troubleshoot issues with existing arrays.

Manage sale of solar production credits with third-party broker.

Corporate Reporting and Board of Directors

·     Assist with corporate reporting to investors, lenders, and grantors, including for federal 501(c)(3) charitable status, and corporate compliance.

·     Plan and coordinate meetings of the Board of Directors. Prepare materials for regular board meetings.

·     Track and manage charitable donations. 

Accounting, Tax, and Insurance

·     Development and management of annual budget and updates for projects under New Partners management.

·     Coordination with accountants and auditors and review of financial statements, payroll, and tax filings. management of bank accounts.

·     Maintenance of insurance and coordination with broker regarding renewal of policies. Working with broker for green credits as project revenue.

Community Events and Media Outreach:

·     Planning Tours and Special Events. Coordinating visits and presenting to schools, job trainees, and delegations. Special events include ribbon cuttings and fundraising events.

·     Management of Website. Assisting with envisioning a better website, coordinating with the web developer and other team members, and maintaining the contents therein.

Development 

·      Learning and assisting with development and fund-raising strategies. Maintain relationship with Spur Local (formerly Catalogue for Philanthropy) and major funding organizations.  Collaborate on grant applications. Strengthen relationships with individual donors and foundations.

Education and Media Advocacy

·      Creating media thought pieces on creating change through production of solar energy with high

community impact.   Working on media and website to advance the mission and educate multiple constituencies including financial partners, government agencies, low-income community members, affordable housing partners and environmental organizations.

·       Participating in seminars and groups explaining how we work for environmental justice and how governmental and financial challenges are met in areas of innovative social impact. In prior years, New Partners has taught students from five universities and law schools, as well as groups from World Bank, US Green Building Council, affordable housing developers, and business leaders.

New Partners Community Solar is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC. For more information see npsolar.org                                                                             

Application Instructions:

Please submit a resume, cover letter and short

writing sample to herb@npsolar.org  and   jeff@npsolar.org  






Position: Director of

Operations

Organization: New Partners

Community Solar Corp

Mission: Our mission is Environmental Justice. We believe that the health, environmental and economic benefits of renewable energy should be accessible to…

Benefits

Health Insurance, Vacation

Health Insurance, Vacation

Location

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
799 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA
Suite 500

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