November 12, 2019

The Electricity Markets and Policy Group has an opening for a Program Manager.

This position interacts with research scientists, project team members, and external customers to achieve program success. This position will provide project management, research, and analytic support for a variety of projects, with a principal focus on energy efficiency.

We are seeking a skilled researcher and project manager to coordinate and implement research projects on energy efficiency and other distributed energy resources in both the residential and nonresidential sectors; assist in the development of short- and long-term research priorities, proposals and budgets to secure funding to perform the research; provide technical assistance to state and local policymakers, state energy offices, and public utility commissions on energy efficiency and other distributed energy resources; contribute, often as lead author, to technical reports and other written products; and present research at conferences and meetings.

The Program Manager will develop projects and conduct research about topics such as grid-interactive efficient buildings; time and locational value of energy efficiency and other distributed energy resources; financing energy efficiency and other distributed energy resources; electric utility distribution systems; and utility energy efficiency programs.


  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent knowledge) in Energy & Resources, Public Policy, Economics, Business Administration, City & Regional Planning, Environmental Studies, Engineering, or a related discipline and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience with increasing responsibility in program administration, planning, and conducting research projects, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated experience in a research environment with developing, managing and using energy-related software tools, datasets and/or databases, and engineering, environmental, or energy system models.
  • Experience with project management.
  • Advanced knowledge of energy efficiency.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with demand response, electric power systems, and distributed resource programs and technologies.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Interested applicants should apply at the following link by no later than November 18, 2019:

Please share this opportunity with your colleagues and networks. Please contact Jeff Deason ([email protected]) if you have questions about this position.