3 May 2022

Full-Time Central Kansas Clean Cities Program Coordinator

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Job Description

Program Coordinator – Central Kansas Clean Cities is a responsible position requiring technical understanding of alternative fuel technology planning and deployment, organizing and coordinating program activities, tracking and reporting progress for various grant activities and preparing reports to grantor agencies. The position is required to implement and monitor program activities and expenditures. The position acts as “Clean Cities Coordinator” for development of a regional Clean Cities coalition based in Wichita, KS. The position is the primary contact for the coalition efforts and is a liaison among coalition stakeholders, MEC management, and the U.S. Department of Energy. The position requires the ability to work with contractors and consultants,
community organizations, MEC staff and others to ensure the programs are meeting the needs of the community and the expectations of grantor agencies. The position requires strong communication and project management skills. General direction is provided by the Sustainable Transportation Program Manager. The position requires limited travel.

Duration and Category: Regular Full-time; Exempt

Supervisory Responsibilities: This job occasionally has supervisory responsibilities over program interns.

Essential Duties
1) Project Management and Contract Compliance Support: Assist subrecipients with and perform direct project reporting and tracking of various programmatic and financial data for assigned projects.
2) Public Face of Central Kansas Clean Cities: Oral communication for web and in-person meetings with community and stakeholders, as well as comfort with public speaking and limited media interaction.
3) Meeting and Event Coordination: Coordinate meetings, workshops, and assist with large scale events for the transportation program. Work on event design, scheduling, logistical details, promotion, and execution.
4) Relationship Management: Develop and maintain collegial relationships with stakeholders and service recipients. Work with staff to maintain and utilize an informative database of stakeholders and project partners.
5) Program Support: Assist with efficient execution of the transportation program, assist partners and stakeholders needing support. Assist with development of tools and strategies to evaluate program effectiveness. Assist with funding opportunities to sustain the program and this position long term.
6) Team Contributor: Collaborate, support and contribute positively to the work environment of a small, collegial non-profit organization.

Work Environment
It is preferred for this position to be based in a home office in Wichita or another Kansas-based city or town west of Topeka. MEC offers teleworking options, as appropriate for the work duties and at the discretion of supervisors. Work for this position may be completed remotely. Some in-person travel and meetings are required.

Salary and Benefits
Annual salary range: $36,000 – $45,000

Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes
* 40-hour work week with flexible scheduling and teleworking
* 24/7 access to Plexpod coworking space, including gym
* Professional development opportunities
* Paid vacation Leave, paid sick leave & paid holidays
* Group health, dental, vision
* Free Life Insurance
* Work-Life Balance programs: paid jury leave, bereavement leave, etc. Opportunity for
unpaid leave for volunteerism.

How to Apply

To submit an application for this position, email a resume and cover letter with “Program Coordinator – Central Kansas Clean Cities” in the subject line to office@metroenergy.org. In your letter, state why you are interested in working for Metropolitan Energy Center and discuss your relevant experience. Please include at least 3 references. We will contact you if we wish to schedule an interview. An employment application form will also be required for anyone called for an interview.

Job Categories: Clean Fuel and Featured. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: biofuels, coalition building, community engagement, and electric vehicles. Job expires in 17 days.

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