• Master’s Degree in a relevant field (geography, environmental science, engineering, public policy, etc.)
• 5 plus years experience working either with local government, in local government or in non-profits familiar with environmental finance and infrastructure is preferred.
Applicants should have experience in, and understanding of, community planning, resiliency, watershed management, stormwater and green infrastructure. Direct experience with rural communities is preferred. Applicants must be able to apply or impart their previous experience and advanced concepts, practices and procedures to their work. Applicant must have previous demonstrated success with grantmaking and managing sponsored programs.
• Develop, manage, and implement programs focused on environmental infrastructure and community resiliency planning including training and communication.
• Provide outreach, training, and technical assistance to New York local governments and other organizations on basic and advanced concepts, practices, and procedures relating to environmental infrastructure, watershed management, resiliency and public engagement.
• Serve as staff supervisor and advisor for student research, course project and internships offered by the EFC.
• Represent the EFC at state, and local meetings, conferences, symposia, and public forums.
• Establish new partnerships and collaborative efforts with faculty, and internal and external organizations and programs.
• Prepare technical and policy research analyses and reports and deliver public presentations
• Identify and develop new funding sources and prepare new grant proposals.