Job Title: Education Program Manager
Start: September 2022
About Solar One
Solar One is a 501c(3) organization that empowers communities in the New York City metro area to thrive in the face of the challenges brought on by climate change, and to embrace a world that is low carbon, resource efficient and socially inclusive.
Originally founded in 2004 to manage Stuyvesant Cove Park, a two-acre native plant park and a small environmental education center, Solar One has grown into an award-winning organization with a thriving array of programs. Solar One's mission is to design and deliver innovative education, training, and technical assistance that fosters sustainability and resiliency in diverse urban environments. We empower learning that changes the way people think about energy, sustainability, and resilience by engaging and educating a diverse set of stakeholders and beneficiaries.
We are seeking a dynamic individual passionate about sustainable and inclusive community development, driven to use their talents to advance real change, through our focus areas including: K-12 Education, Green Job Training, Solar Energy technical assistance, and Stuyvesant Cove Park.
The Education Program Manager will be responsible for leading a variety of projects and programming on our K-12 Education team. Solar One’s hybrid schedule is flexible, but this position will require teaching in-person throughout the NYC metro area. There is the potential for occasional travel around New York State. Computer-based work can be done at home or in our office space in Long Island City, Queens.
Main job responsibilities:
Qualifications and Skills
Successful candidates for this role should be able to demonstrate the following:
Subject Area Expertise Required
Proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required for this position.
Pay and Benefits
This position is Full Time
Paying at $74,000-$78,000 per year
We offer a variety of benefits depending on the position type. Our full-time benefits include:
• A work environment where your contribution is essential and celebrated
• Training and career development
• Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, EAP
• 3 weeks of paid time off that increases with tenure
• Life and disability insurance
• Paid Holidays
• 401(k) retirement savings
Solar One is an equal-opportunity employer. Solar One strives to increase diversity, equity, inclusion and justice in all elements of our work and with our partners to support the interdependent needs of renewable energy and resilience and people in a rapidly changing world. Solar One recruits and employs through a lens of equity and encourages people of all races, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law to apply.