|Working Title||Virginia Clean Cities Program Coordinator|
|Position Type||Administrative and Professional Faculty|
|Position Status||Full Time|
|College/Division||Research and Scholarship|
|Department||550317 - VCC Entity Agreement FY10|
|Pay Rate||Commensurate with Experience|
|Specify Range or Amount|
|Is this a JMU only position?||No|
|Is this a grant-funded position?||Yes. This is a grant funded position and is contingent upon continued funding.|
|About James Madison University||
Who We Are
The purpose of Virginia Clean Cities (VCC) is to assist in the improvement of the Commonwealth of Virginia’s air quality, increase U.S. national energy security, and promote economic opportunity in Virginia, primarily by advancing and facilitating increased use of non-polluting, non-petroleum alternative fuels and vehicles.
Virginia Clean Cities at JMU serves the Commonwealth of Virginia and surrounding states through a project portfolio. VCC manages programs that advance vehicle technologies and to educate people, corporations, agencies, and others about problems related to excessive dependence on and use of imported petroleum and about near-, mid-, and long-term solutions to our transportation energy obstacles. The use of natural gas, propane, biofuels, electricity, hydrogen, and other energy efficient mobility systems helps produce a cleaner environment for the cities, suburban zones, and rural areas of the United States, helps minimize our national need for and dependence on imported petroleum, and it increases the health and welfare of people adversely affected by air pollution.
The Program Coordinator acts as the project manager for Virginia Clean Cities efforts and coordinate various local events and initiatives to best leverage resources, increase the number of alternative fuel vehicles on the road, and increase alternative fuel use to facilitate petroleum reduction. The Program Coordinator helps develop and implement policies for achieving various long-range Coalition goals. The Program Coordinator builds consensus among Coalition members to move forward on grant proposals, legislative agendas, and the deployment of advanced vehicle technology.
JMU and Virginia Clean Cities have a commitment to inclusion and diversity. VCC received the 2020 One for All: Outreach to Rural and Minority Communities award from the Department of Energy, for outreach and being inclusive to rural and minority communities. The coalition has connected with underserved communities in the Commonwealth. VCC has done education and outreach with rural electric utility staff and customers. Moreover, VCC has connected with the Virginia chapter of the NAACP and EV Noire to work with minority communities on EV education. Virginia Clean Cities was also recognized by the Virginia chapter of the American Association of Blacks in Energy for their alternative fuel presentations in 2020. Virginia Clean Cities has a nondiscriminatory policy in accordance with the applicable provisions of federal, state and local law. In furtherance of this policy, VCC will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin or gender in the administration of its policies and programs.
|Duties and Responsibilities||
- Assist with management of existing and future Virginia Clean Cities grant portfolio.
Knowledge of federal and State grant funding and the development of grant proposals is helpful. This position requires considerable political insight and negotiating skills to avoid alienating a diverse group of Coalition members from the public and private sector. Strong consensus building skills are helpful.
Ideal candidates are excellent oral and written communicators, self-starters, motivators, and leaders, creative, organized, and have a functional understanding of technical issues related to alternative fuels and alternative fuel technologies (e.g., electric vehicles, natural gas, propane, biofuels, efficiency, etc.). Candidates should possess a strong interest in and capacity for grant writing and project management. Candidates should also have experience with the following:
Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree, in relevant discipline, a plus.
|Criminal Background Check and E-Verify Notice||
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.
E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.
|Beginning Review Date||05/24/2021|
|Open Until Filled||No|
|Proposed Starting Date||06/21/2021|
James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.
We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.
Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.
|Reasonable Accommodation Request||
If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance searching or applying for jobs please contact us at (540) 568-3597 or firstname.lastname@example.org . You may also visit the JMU Human Resource Office, located at 752 Ott Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 and we will be happy to assist you.
|Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report||
Notice of Availability – Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, the university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures, protocols for the immediate notification of students and staff upon confirmation of a significant emergency on campus and other matters of importance related to security and safety. The report includes statistics for the most recent three-year period of reported crimes that have occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by JMU or its affiliates; and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes campus housing fire statistics for the most recent three-year period, a description of each on-campus student housing facility fire safety system, the number of fire drills held during the previous calendar year, policies or rules on portable electrical appliances, smoking, and open flames in student housing; and procedures for student housing evacuation in the event of fire along with other fire safety information.
The JMU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes the Harrisonburg campus and the three overseas branch campuses; Florence, Antwerp, and London. It is available electronically http://www.jmu.edu/publicsafety/clerycompliance/2018Annual-Security-and-Fire-Safety-Report.shtml
You can obtain a copy of any of this report by contacting the Office of Public Safety, MSC 6810, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 or request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (540)568-6769/6913.
|Minimum Reference(s) Required||3|
|Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting||https://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/8944|
|Additional Posting Information||
JMU’s Dual Career and Community Resources Program is available for candidates that will be relocating to the area. For more information, please visit https://bit.ly/2OTF1NG.
Candidates should submit a resume, as well as a cover letter that includes a discussion of the candidate’s experience and qualifications related to this position along with their contributions or potential contributions to the diversity, equity, and inclusion of the program and University. The names and contact information for three references will also be requested as part of the application.
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