Hawai’i Natural Energy Institute, SOEST, 11-month, temporary, extramural funds. To begin approximately May 2022. Two half-time positions, 20 hours per week.
Duties to be Performed: Primarily provide administrative support for programs in energy planning, policy and community engagement research including organizing meetings/briefings/conferences associated with Hawaii’s leading energy stakeholder organization, maintaining an online energy stakeholder database, tracking and reviewing energy-related policies and regulations, including but not limited to the monitoring and submitting legislative testimony, legislative proposals, tracking and reporting on regulatory proceedings (dockets), and supporting energy stakeholder outreach. Provide visual and written content for outreach activities including policy briefs, reports, brochures/flyers, presentations, newsletters, social media, and other communications materials. Assist in research in the field of energy with relevance to the state of Hawaii and the U.S., including data collection and management, analysis and evaluation, review of literature, and preparation, presentation and publication of research findings. Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduate student, in good standing, in the urban and regional planning program at the University of Hawaii’s Department of Urban and Regional Planning. Detail-oriented, thorough, and administratively competent. Excellent writing/ communication skills and organizational/problem-solving skills. Able to manage multiple tasks and work in a fast-paced environment. Able to summarize, distill and develop key messages for presentation. Able to interpret and analyze report findings and policy recommendations and prepare executive summaries. Experience developing and maintaining datasets. Able to work independently and proactively, as well as in a multidisciplinary team setting, and with a diverse group of stakeholders, policymakers, and community groups.
Desired Qualifications: Experience in applied research, writing reports and policy briefs, data visualization, econometric modeling, community outreach via social media and other means, and GIS. Interest in energy policy and regulation.
Salary: $29,148 ($2,429 per month, GA-15, 11-month)
To apply: Submit a cover letter citing your qualifications, resume, transcripts (PDF from myUH accepted), and the names and contact information of two references to Tammy Furuta email@example.com. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Inquiries: Mark Glick at (808) 956-2339 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on April 25, 2022 and will continue until the positions are filled.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution