JOB REQUIREMENTS: The Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) Solar Program Coordinator will support the Solar Program Manager with the development and management of MREA solar group purchase programs in Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. Since 2013, the MREA has completed 22 programs with community partners and local units of government. With more than 6,000 individuals participating in the public education sessions, the programs resulted in installations on 1,000+ properties totaling 7 Megawatts of new solar PV generation. The Solar Program Coordinator will work with MREA staff and partners to increase program offerings and further facilitate PV investments by homes and businesses. For more details on key responsibilities please go to www.midwestrenew.org/jobs/. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: A successful candidate will be: Results oriented and self-directed, with a passion for the MREA's mission Organized and focused with proven ability to prioritize and complete activities with deadlines Familiar with the solar industry including available training programs, credentials, markets, and state/utility policies and programs Experienced with workforce development activities, including professional training, credentialing, and industry partnerships Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds An excellent written and verbal communicator who can promote the MREA's mission to the public and market stakeholders Able to flex communication style to multiple cultural environments Able to present to diverse audiences, specifically racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse communities Comfortable working in groups and have experience building partnerships with diverse audiences Able and willing to travel and work some evenings and weekends as needed Accustomed to working with a variety of software, demonstrating proficiency in word processing (i.e. MS Word and/or Google Docs), data management (i.e. Excel and/or Google Sheets), presentation software (PowerPoint and/or Google Presentations). ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Other: To apply, send a PDF that includes a cover letter detailing your qualifications, a resume including education and experience, and contact information for three professional references. All correspondence must be electronic and sent to Amiee Wetmore at firstname.lastname@example.org. Materials will be accepted through 5:00 p.m., Monday April 8, 2019.