JOB REQUIREMENTS: The Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) Solar Workforce Manager will work with the MREA Training Team to support solar workforce development in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, and Illinois. Each year, the MREA provides professional development to approximately 1,000 individuals pursuing entry-level work, career advancement, and continuing education in the solar industry. The Solar Workforce Manager will support this work by expanding industry partnerships and advancing the MREA solar internship and professional endorsement programs. The partnership and programs are designed to facilitate workforce placement in the solar industry. The Solar Workforce Manager will further develop these programs and support other opportunities as available to help ensure job placement and career advancement for graduates of MREA trainings and training programs offered by partnering technical colleges. 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.