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  • New York, New York, Energize Your Career At NYSERDA & Others Will Be Green With Envy New York is leading the nation in the fight on global climate change and the transition to a clean energy-powered economy.  In 2019, Governor Cuomo signed the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), the most ambitious climate and clean energy legislation in the country. The CLCPA requires the State to achieve a zero-emission electricity system by 2040 and reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030 and 85 percent by 2050, setting a new standard for states and the nation. The CLCPA drives investment in clean energy solutions such as wind, solar, energy efficiency and energy storage and ensures that at least 35 percent of the benefits with a goal of 40 percent from clean energy investments are realized by disadvantaged and low-to-moderate income communities. The CLCPA calls for an equitable and just transition to clean energy that creates jobs and continues fostering a green economy as New York State recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic. Enshrined into law through the CLCPA, New York is on a path to reach its goals of economy wide carbon neutrality and achieving a zero-emissions electricity sector by 2040, faster than any other state. It builds on New York's unprecedented ramp-up of clean energy including: 70 percent of the state’s electricity from renewables by 2030, with 100 percent clean electricity sector by 2040 9,000 megawatts of offshore wind by 2035 6,000 megawatts of distributed solar by 2025 3,000 megawatts of energy storage by 2030 – one of the largest in the nation 185 TBtu end-use savings in buildings and industrial facilities below the 2025 energy-use To achieve the State’s bold clean energy and climate agenda, we’re looking for experienced, forward-thinking renewable energy leaders who are passionate about devising innovative solutions to these complex challenges by bringing new perspectives to our teams.  Please visit NYSERDA’s Career Page for qualification details: CFO NYGB President NYGB Managing Director, Disadvantaged Communities Vice President, Large-Scale Renewables Advisor, Strategy Radiation Safety Officer/Project Manager Project Manager, Modeling and Analytics Project Manager, Large-Scale Renewables Project Manager, Large-Scale Renewables   To Apply: Please submit one file that includes both your cover letter and resume to  recruiter@nyserda.ny.gov  and include the  Position Title (e.g. CFO) & Job Code WEN in the Subject Line . Candidates will be considered based on qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is offered. NYSERDA is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status.  We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.   If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by contacting the Designee for Reasonable Accommodations (DRA) and Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator which can be found under the Americans with Disabilities Act section of this page labeled as “Reasonable Accommodation Contact Information. To achieve the State’s bold clean energy and climate agenda, we’re looking for experienced, forward-thinking renewable energy leaders who are passionate about devising innovative solutions to these complex challenges by bringing new perspectives to our teams.  Please visit NYSERDA’s Career Page for qualification details. Candidates will be considered based on qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is offered.
  • Champaign, Illinois, UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN Gies College of Business Department of Business Administration Information Systems, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, & Business Analytics (IOSA) Area Tenured Associate or Full Professor Position in Information Systems or Business Analytics EXTENDED   Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois invites applications from qualified individuals for 100% Tenured Associate or Full Professor Position in Information Systems or Business Analytics. The position is in the Information Systems, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, and Business Analytics (IOSA) area within the Department of Business Administration.  Starting date is negotiable but no later than August 2022.   The successful candidate will demonstrate academic excellence and leadership in research, teaching and service, serving this prestigious and well-respected area and the department. An ability to teach some of the following courses at graduate and undergraduate levels is required: information systems, digital business strategy, and business analytics.  The department offers a uniquely hospitable environment for interdisciplinary work as well as the opportunity to work with talented doctoral students. We seek like-minded individuals who are committed to engaged scholarship of the highest caliber.   The Gies College of Business at Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. In 2020, the Gies iMBA program was named one of the top-ten "Biggest B-School Innovations of The Decade” by Poets and Quants. The college has also become a leader in experiential learning.  Gies provides the environment and resources that foster meaningful actions, empower students to make their mark, and put their purpose into practice – to make the world a better place.  We are interested in candidates who will bring excellence to campus via outstanding research, teaching, and service.    The Department of Business Administration is a large and diverse unit, which includes graduate and undergraduate programs across seven academic areas (i.e., Organizational Behavior, Strategic Management, International Business, Marketing, Operations Management, Information Systems, and Supply Chain).  Additional information about the Department can be found here .     The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu.EEO .   SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels Maintain an active program of research and demonstrated teaching excellence in information systems and/or business analytics.   Perform service for the department. Provide leadership in the department and the university.   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS PhD degree in Business Administration or a related field.  Preferred specialization in Information Systems or Business Analytics Strong research portfolio Demonstrated teaching effectiveness Leadership potential commensurate with position sought   SALARY :  Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience.   PROPOSED STARTING DATE:  Starting date is negotiable but no later than August 2022.   APPLICATION PROCEDURES For consideration, please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, a sample publication or working paper, evidence of past teaching success, and names and contact information of three professional references by June 1, 2021.  Interviews may occur prior to the initial closing date; however, the review of applications will continue until suitable candidates are identified. Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board will be considered.  For questions regarding application procedures, please email business-bahr@business.illinois.edu .     The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment . As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System  uses E-Verify  to verify  employment eligibility .  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS PhD degree in Business Administration or a related field.  Preferred specialization in Information Systems or Business Analytics Strong research portfolio Demonstrated teaching effectiveness Leadership potential commensurate with position sought
  • Horsham, Pennsylvania, Provides business consultative and management engineering services from discovery to execution with a central focus on laboratory operations. Provides oversite, assistance, and hands-on support with strategy and design, management and process engineering, applied analytics or business and digital transformation across the entire NMS Labs network to fully optimize operational workflows. Responsible for data analysis, analytics, development of recommendations, and presentation including solution/deliverable, development, and coordinating deployment of deliverables with supporting departments. Master's degree in industrial engineering, systems engineering or operations research is preferred with 2 years of experience to include several of the following areas of expertise: consulting, operations optimization, workflow and staffing analysis, management and systems engineering, digital technology enablement, applied analytics and leadership with strategic initiatives, OR Bachelor's degree in industrial engineering, systems engineering or operations research with 5 years of experience to include several of the following areas of expertise: consulting, operations optimization, workflow and staffing analysis, management and systems engineering, digital technology enablement, applied analytics in support of leadership strategic initiatives.
  • Taunton, Massachusetts, This Resource Analyst will be responsible for: Researching and developing new rate structures that would be attractive to TMLP’s customers. Performing and monitoring Cost of Service results and identify trends, anomalies and suggest ways to react to changes over time. Developing modeling techniques to perform adequate probabilities and risk management analyses in assessing power supply strategies; concentrating on power supply, fuel, emissions, and ISO market power. Monitoring generator unit’s actual performance as related to the bid and actual cost. Providing feedback to TMLP’s Power Production department in the areas of bid/cost data, unit operation data, and emissions consumption. Assisting in the procurement of resources related to TMLP’s power supply, natural gas, oil, power, emissions and electricity products. Monitoring, analyzing, and verifying prices of units for resources procured. Developing strategies for optimization of resources, which fit within the ISO/TMLP framework. Performing data acquisition, data reporting, and chart/graph creation, Develop reporting templates for both demand and supply. Analyzing historical demand and develop forecasts for solar and hourly load. Validating key assumptions using real-time market data and track performance; research conflicting theories and present quantitative results. Use metrics to improve performance and understand bias. Participating in regular market assessments and environmental trends with potential to affect our customer base and our growth strategies. Assist Lead Analyst with regulatory compliance matters required by the North American Electric Reliability Organization. Perform other duties as required. Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, Economics, Finance, or equivalent is required. A Post-Graduate Degree is preferred.  Strong fundamental understanding of the New England power markets. Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in a corporate setting, preferably in the power/utility/fuel or similar utility/industrial work is required. This position requires strong analytical and communication skills and a willingness to develop an in-depth understanding of the energy markets.  The successful candidate will also be required to carry a cell phone 24 hours per day, seven days per week and possess a valid Driver’s License.
  • Los Angeles, California, Public Transportation Services Corporation (PTSC) Non-Represented EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Bulletin No: 009894-064 Job Title:  SENIOR MANAGER, TRANSPORTATION PLANNING (MOBILITY CORRIDORS PLANNING) Specialty:  Mobility Corridors Planning Closing Date:  04-MAY-21 Salary Grade:  H1O Salary Range:  $102,045 - $127,566 - $153,067 External/Internal:  EXTERNAL Other Info: This bulletin is posted to establish or add to a Qualified Candidate Pool(QCP) Basic Function Oversees, manages, and executes work activities that may have broad organizational-wide impact in an assigned organizational unit and manages the work of assigned staff and consultants on related projects. Example Of Duties Manages complex transportation planning, implementation, funding, and analytical projects and programs Leads and facilitates development of strategies, processes, and policies Develops, negotiates, and executes major cooperative and service agreements, Memorandums of Understanding, and interagency funding plans to include scopes of work, financial plans, schedules, and contracts with other agencies and private developers Provides technical support and policy guidance to management on Metro plans, programs, and projects Applies, develops, and evaluates analytical, quantitative, and statistical tools and their results Represents Metro and makes presentations before various public/private audiences Participates and takes a leadership position in committees, forums, interagency task forces, and/or technical advisory groups Coordinates with municipal partners and ensures compliance with relevant policy guidelines and regulations Supports the acquisition processes and consultant contracts; manages schedules, staffing, technical deliverables, and budgets from the end user/business unit perspective Develops, forecasts, and monitors budgets for plans, programs, and projects Evaluates proposed legislation for impact on specific plans, programs, and projects Evaluates the costs, benefits, and risks of alternative funding plans, programs, and projects Prepares comprehensive reports, correspondence, and cost estimates Manages and coordinates the work of staff and/or consultants Guides work plan, staff, resource allocation, and stakeholder engagement strategy to advance implementation of pilot projects and to implement Metro's Vision 2028 Strategic Plan Coordinates with municipal partners to pilot new initiatives and to implement Metro's Vision 2028 Strategic Plan Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties   Knowledge: Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies, funding, and planning for a public agency Theories, principles, and practices of project and program management, transportation and land use planning, and regulations, contracts, and funding Financial, analytical, statistical, and reconciliation methods and practices Organization and processes of local, regional, state, and federal government, including legislative and funding processes and policies Political, socioeconomic, and environmental issues that influence transportation Modern management theory Applicable business software applications Skills: Managing the activities of a major transportation mode, project, or program Managing projects effectively Determining strategies to achieve goals Conducting studies, research, and analyses Understanding complex planning concepts Analyzing situations and issues, identifying problems, recommending and implementing solutions, evaluating outcomes, and making course corrections Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions and solving complex problems Preparing reports and correspondence Establishing and implementing relevant policies and procedures Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees, outside representatives, and the public Writing and editing documents for diverse audiences, including complex and technical documents; and translating complex concepts into easy to understand terms Mediating and negotiating Managing multidisciplinary professionals to achieve goals Managing procurement contracts and negotiating Building consensus and support around new concepts and innovations Abilities: Work independently or in teams Think and act independently Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Negotiate consensus solutions Promote and build support for innovation with internal and external stakeholders Effectively navigate complex political, controversial, and challenging subjects to build consensus and achieve desired outcome Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Represent Metro before the public Make financial decisions within a budget Supervise, train, and provide expert technical assistance to assigned staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone:  (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (TW) *Open to the public and all Metro employees This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.   Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Bachelor?s Degree in Urban or Transportation Planning, Civil or Transportation Engineering, Business, Public Administration, Political Science, Urban Design, Public Policy, Finance, or a related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred Six years of relevant experience or three years supervisory-level experience in transportation planning, project management, urban design, transportation system design and research, travel simulation and demand modeling, transportation finance, operations planning, or a related area; two years of relevant management-level experience preferred; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses / Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions preferred Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are  not  intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience preparing and reviewing the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) project review submittals Experience performing urban planning and transit operations planning Experience managing a transportation planning team to ensure work is completed on time and within budget

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