Are you an administrative professional with exceptional organizational and communication skills? Do you find calm when organizing and sorting? Are you always looking for how to improve existing practices? Are you at your best when working on a variety of projects and tasks? Do you look into the future, proactively solving problems and anticipating opportunities? Do you take the initiative and like to work independently, but also as a collaborative team player? Do you enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting high powered individuals? If yes, then join our team!
We highly encourage individuals of underrepresented groups to apply!
The Climate Intelligence Program believes we must have timely, high quality, context relevant, trusted data. But we must also translate emissions data into intelligence and then use that climate intelligence to align decisions with 1.5°C pathway. To achieve these aims our program
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Applications are due on or before August 10th, 2022. Late applications may be considered as space allows.
As a Program Assistant you will serve as the liaison between the Climate Intelligence Program leadership and internal and external contacts including business partners and donors. Additionally, you will assist with the day-to-day operations of the Climate Intelligence Program. You will work in close collaboration with program leadership, the Climate Intelligence Program Operations Lead, and the existing Program Assistant. You will become an integral partner in modeling the culture, efficiency, and mission of our team.
Professional Services and Support
Travel Schedule and Support
Technical and Tools Knowledge
This position is not required to relocate to an RMI office, although doing so is encouraged and support for this can be negotiated. It is preferred that this person primarily operates out of Mountain or Pacific Time. Climate Intelligence colleagues are primarily located in the US in the Boulder CO, New York NY, Oakland, CA and Washington DC offices. All employees are expected to travel on occasion for in-person team retreats, meetings, and other gatherings.
Important Note: As a U.S. federal contractor, RMI must comply with requirements outlined in Executive Order Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors. This Executive Order requires that all federal contractors and subcontractors mandate and verify that all U.S. based employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are based in the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of full vaccination status as a condition of employment. You may request accommodation for medical or religious reasons. If you are based outside of the U.S., this requirement does not apply.
The hourly wage range for this position is $24.52-$28.85. This is dependent upon experience that will be discussed and vetted through the interview process. This position also includes an additional 5% bonus target.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package adjusted to regional norms, including (for U.S. employment):
Increasing the diversity of thought, perspectives, ideas and opinions within RMI is a critical change element supporting our long-term sustainability and mission to build a clean, prosperous, and secure energy future.
We strive for a level of diversity that reflects the communities we serve. Achieving this—regardless of ability, race, ethnicity, ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, veteran status, socioeconomic class, educational attainment or other social identities—is critical to the success of each RMIer and collectively as an organization. This ensures that we:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Rocky Mountain Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Rocky Mountain Institute
RMI is an independent nonprofit founded in 1982 that transforms global energy systems through market-driven solutions to align with a 1.5°C future and secure a clean, prosperous, zero-carbon future for all. We work in the world’s most critical geographies and engage businesses, policymakers, communities, and NGOs to identify and scale energy system interventions that will cut greenhouse gas emissions at least 50 percent by 2030. RMI has offices in Basalt and Boulder, Colorado; New York City; Oakland, California; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.