Summary of Duties: Interact with a broad range of public and private sector clients providing specialized training and technical assistance to facilitate the deployment of energy efficient housing in Washington State. Achieve building standards and science deliverables such as research, training workshops, on-site inspections, reports, and energy efficiency analysis. Work directly with federal, state and municipal agencies in the development and implementation of energy efficiency codes standards and beyond code programs. Provide specialized technical assistance and leadership to other subject matter-related programs managed/implemented by the WSU Energy Program including the $110 million Renewable Energy System Incentive Program.
Required Qualifications: A Bachelors degree in a relevant extension program discipline and two (2) years of related program experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirements on a year-for-year basis. A Masters degree in a related energy program field may be substituted for the required education.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.