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Assistant Director, Rocky Mountain Industrial Assessment Center

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Work type: Research Faculty or Associate Full Time, Research Support Full Time
Location: Golden, CO
Categories: Director/Executive/Management

Position Title
Assistant Director, Rocky Mountain Industrial Assessment Center 
The Opportunity

Mines seeks a full-time Assistant Director to provide day-to-day administration and operations management of the newly funded Rocky Mountain Industrial Assessment Center (RMtn-IAC).  This IAC is sponsored by the US Department of Energy as part of the national network of industrial assessment centers who are supported to provide no-cost energy, productivity, and waste assessments of manufacturers and commercial buildings. RMtn-IAC has been commissioned to perform assessments of small and medium manufacturers and commercial buildings in the Rocky Mountain region. The individual will work closely and collaboratively with participating faculty and students to plan, direct, organize and execute project requirements; identify and acquire necessary resources and coordinate efforts by all parties to ensure timely delivery of project outcomes in accordance with federal state regulations and policies, and the sponsoring source’s expectations. This position has room for growth in responsibility with respect to recruiting clients for assessments and teaching classes on energy assessment.

  • Lead undergraduate and graduate students, provide direction for scope of work, and assign duties while at client's site during assessment operations
  • Assign work assignments for each assessment report and provide guidance to students in completing assignments
  • Supervise students associated with IAC activities, including directing their training necessary to participate in assessments
  • Complete and prepare reports for IAC Director in a timely manner for review before DOE submission
  • Direct the submission of required content to the nationwide database administered by Rutgers University and follow-up implementation reports
  • Contact manufacturers after assessment report has been received and report on progress by clients in implementing assessment recommendations included in each report 
  • Assist in scheduling IAC assessments
  • Assist in recruit clients for IAC assessments in Colorado and New Mexico and coordinate assessment visits
  • Maintain and as needed update inventory of analytical equipment used in energy assessments
  • Maintain the IAC website and LinkedIn page
  • Assist with project planning, including the following:

1) Recruit, select, and train undergraduate and graduate students to work for the program
2) Publish technical reports and papers as appropriate
3) Prepare proposals for additional projects as appropriate to support the mission of the IAC
4) Providing strategic guidance and direction for the IAC
5) Teach an energy assessment class

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and 5 years relevant experience including some project management and any combination of experience and /or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Masters of Science degree in an engineering or related discipline
  • Experience working with energy efficiency, manufacturing, industrial productivity, and/or waste management (including water) in industrial or commercial environments
  • Demonstrated evidence of effective communication skills
  • Demonstrated evidence of organizational skills
  • Experience meeting deadlines, prioritizing and managing time sensitive projects
  • Experience in problem solving and critical thinking
  • Supervisory experience
About Mines & Golden, CO
Mines is consistently ranked among the top engineering colleges in the United States and ranks number one as the best public school in the state for best value colleges. Mines is located in the heart of Golden, Colorado, a western suburb of Denver.  The campus location offers a small-town ambiance with close proximity to all that the Denver metropolitan area has to offer with an abundance of cultural events, museums, theaters and sporting venues. An arid climate and an average 300 days of sunshine per year make the area an ideal place to live, work and play. We seek individuals who value a diverse and inclusive community – offering different perspectives, experiences, and cultures that enrich the educational and work experience. 
Equal Opportunity

Colorado School of Mines is committed to equal opportunity for all persons.  Mines does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), ancestry, creed, marital status, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or current military service. Further, Mines does not retaliate against community members for filing complaints regarding or implicating any of these protected statuses.

Mines’ commitment to nondiscrimination, affirmative action, equal opportunity and equal access is reflected in the administration of its policies, procedures, programs and activities and in its efforts to achieve a diverse student body and workforce.

Through its policies, procedures and resources, Mines complies with federal law, Colorado state law, administrative regulations, executive orders and other legal requirements to prevent discrimination (including harassment or retaliation) within the Mines campus community and to address potential allegations of inequity or concerns for safety.

Pay Range

$65,600 - $79,300

Mines takes into consideration a combination of candidate’s education, training and experience as well as the position’s scope and complexity, the discretion and latitude required in the role, work location, and external market and internal value when determining a salary level for potential new employees.

Total Rewards
Mines is proud to provide exceptional benefits that include pay, health & wellness and work/life balance offerings.  Our portfolio of benefits includes medical, dental, vision, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and retirement savings plans. Additionally, Mines employees are eligible for tuition benefits (for employees and dependents), generous paid holidays and leaves and discount programs.  For more information, visit Mines benefits.
How to Apply
Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, references, veterans status) and upload a resume/CV and cover letter (required). Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.  Contact Kathleen Feighny, Human Resources, with any questions about the opportunity.
Background Investigation Required
COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement 
Effective December 18, 2021, this position will require documented proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. New employees will be required to provide attestation to their status with proof of vaccination upon hire.
Religious and medical exemptions and reasonable accommodation shall be addressed as required by law pursuant to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s vaccination guidance.

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