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Energy & Sustainability Program Analyst

Long Beach, CA - Posted on: Tuesday 06/21/16


Chancellor's Office Statement

Join our team at the California State University, Office of the Chancellor, and make a difference in providing access to higher education.  We are currently seeking experienced candidates for the position of  Energy & Sustainability Program Analyst. The CSU Chancellor's Office, located on the waterfront adjacent to the Aquarium of the Pacific in downtown Long Beach, is the headquarters for the nation's largest and most diverse system of higher education.  The CSU Chancellor's Office offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding vacation, health, and dental plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year.


The salary range for this classification is $3,897 to $6,142 per month.

Position Information

The California State University, Office of the Chancellor, is seeking an Energy & Sustainability Program Analyst to assist in the administration of the systemwide energy & utility programs and support the implementation of the CSU's Energy Information System (EIS). Under the general supervision of the Sustainability Program Manager, this position will gather, compile, and analyze CSU sustainability data and support related program efforts.


Under the general direction of the Energy Program Manager the Energy & Sustainability Program Analyst will:

1. Gather, maintain, and update data and compile reports regarding utility consumption, and sustainability measures and metrics. This includes the campus Monthly Energy Reports, CSU Systemwide Climate Emissions Report, and Sustainability Report.

a. Utilize existing energy use and utility price forecast models to project utility costs, and develop new models to reflect changes in tariff structures and procurement programs.

b. Assist campuses with utility budget forecasting, identify and update utility and carbon reduction goals.

c. Coordinate with Chancellor's Office staff in developing, maintaining, operating, and improving the energy information system and database that will track and report program results.

2. Assist the Energy Program Manager in managing the daily requirements of various systemwide energy efficiency programs (including the UC/CSU/IOU Energy Efficiency Partnership Program and Cap and Trade), updating program databases, analyzing data, and generating reports for energy and greenhouse gas emissions. 

3. Assist the Sustainability Program Manager in the collection and analysis of data and report generation. Help develop and implement sustainability initiatives and programs.

4. Research new grants and other sources of funding; assist in the grant application preparation and process, and provide support to internal CSU stakeholders for awarded grants.

5. Provide support to the Energy Program Manager and Sustainability Program Manager in the development of new and existing energy efficiency projects, goals, sustainability projects, plant operation best practices, and the development of strategic energy plans (projects, funding and impacts) for the campuses.

6. Under direct supervision, attend meetings with internal and external stakeholders and participate on various teams and committees formed to facilitate and achieve energy efficiency, greenhouse gas emissions reduction, and sustainability goals. 

7. Coordinate with Chancellor's Office Communications Department to maintain and update Energy and Sustainability related unit websites.

8. Review and suggest revisions to capital outlay project forms, communicate, and support CPDC staff as needed.


This position requires:

-Bachelor's degree in a related field and 3 years of related job experience OR equivalent combination of education and related experience.

-Prefer Master's Degree in a related field or 2 years' equivalent job related experience

-Prefer certification as an AEE Energy Manager in Training, Energy Auditor, or similar.

-Advanced level of experience with data analysis, methods, processes, and protocols.

-Advanced level in the use of Excel for reporting, development of charts, graphs, and import/export data.

-Ability to maintain quality and reliability of databases and reports.

-Knowledge of energy and utility billing tariffs, terms, and regulations.

-Proficiency in the use of energy information systems databases and communications protocols.

-Knowledge of carbon accounting protocols.

-Proficiency with MS Office suite including Word, Access, Project and PowerPoint.

-Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Preferred knowledge, skills and abilities:

-Knowledge of sustainability practices, campus facilities, including utility metering, and plant operations.

-Knowledge of renewable energy generation, power generation, and energy and utility conservation measures.

-Knowledge of LEED building standards, procedures, and requirements.

Application Period

Resumes will be accepted until  June 22, 2016 or until job posting is removed.

How To Apply

To apply for this posting:

Step 1: Click 'Apply Now' at the bottom of the screen

Step 2: Login or Register (Create Username and Password)

Step 3: Select to apply with resume

Step 4: Upload one file containing resume. If you would like to include a cover letter, please include it with the resume in one document. 

Step 5: Provide contact information and verify application information.

Step 6: Click 'Submit'

Equal Employment Opportunity

The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager.


This position requires new hire employment verification to be processed through the E-Verify program administered by the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (DHSUSCIS)' in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA).

If hired, you will be required to furnish proof that you are legally authorized to work in the United States.

Mandated Reporter Per CANRA

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.


The Chancellor's Office policy requires that the successful candidate complete a full background check (including a criminal records check) prior to assuming this position.