Asst Director of Technical Programs
The Assistant Director of Technical Programs will provide hands-on direct assistance to a broad array of companies. This will include assessing manufacturing processes and identifying areas of improvement, performing material & energy balances to identify baseline metrics, researching and identifying environmentally preferable & cost-effective alternatives, implementing innovative solutions in industry and performing life-cycle assessments. Primary responsibilities also include assisting the Director in leading and conducting research & development efforts focused on the four core environmental areas: Clean Air, Water, Energy & Green Chemistry.
The Assistant Director of Technical Programs will serve as project manager managing multiple, concurrent projects, as well as mentoring junior staff or co-ops on the project team. The Assistant Director will also be responsible for leading and assisting the technical resource team, as applicable, throughout the course of the projects, from development of the scope, through the assessment and review of the final reports. The Assistant Director will develop project proposals, final technical reports, trade and peer-reviewed journal articles, and case studies. He/she will also present project results to clients at all levels of the organization as well as develop and present P2 training and best practices workshops to stakeholders.
The Assistant Director of Technical Programs will also be responsible for assisting the team in searching for, applying and writing federal & state grant proposals. Therefore, excellent communication, writing and presentation skills are a requirement for this position. The Assistant Director will perform other tasks in support of the Institute as requested by the Director, which may include development of P2 assessment tools, research and technical support to regional technical assistance providers, and development and implementation of P2 priority setting and performance tracking programs to maximize program effectiveness
Ph.D. in Chemical or Environmental Engineering, a background or experience in Green Engineering preferred.
Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen
Five-ten years of related work experience, with experience in the environment/pollution prevention (P2) field is preferred.
Strong research experience in related subjects
Project management experience
Strong presentation skills
Ideal candidate will be self-directed, with very strong oral and written communication skills.
Experience in writing proposals (federal, state and project oriented) and detailed final reports for industrial clients
Experience or working knowledge in some of the following areas preferred:
Sustainable Supply Chain
Green technology and engineering, design for the environment, systems analysis, life-cycle assessment
Environmental assessments, technical assistance and training, pollution prevention technologies/approaches, environmental regulatory compliance
Lean Six Sigma knowledge
Experience leading a team and/or managing staff
Position Type: Employee
Corporate Diversity Search, Inc.
PO Box 1086