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Director of Domestic Grants

Organization : The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
Location: Canada, District of Columbia, Washington
End of contest: November 8, 2017
Type (Full time / Part time): Full Time
Description
The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), a 501c(4) trade association, is interviewing for a director for its Domestic Grants programs. NARUC is a non-profit organization founded in 1889 whose members include the governmental agencies that are engaged in the regulation of utilities and carriers in the fifty states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. NARUC's member agencies regulate telecommunications, energy, and water utilities. 

The director is responsible for identifying, securing, and managing grant-funded programs that meet the educational, training, technical assistance, and research needs of the members of the organization. This position will manage a department of three. 

Must have a Bachelor's degree in public policy or a related field. Master's degree in an energy, environmental, regulatory, or project management field is preferred. Must have strong presentation, facilitation, and project management skills. Technical expertise in Critical Infrastructure, Cyber Security, is a plus, as is a background in utility regulation. 

Competitive salary and benefits package. Applicants should forward their résumé, cover letter, salary history, and salary requests to gdirjobs@naruc.org. A fall start date is anticipated for this position. 

See the position announcement for the complete job description at: 

https://www.naruc.org/about-naruc/naruc-employment-opportunities/director-of-domestic-grants/ 

Requirements

Required Abilities and Key Attributes

  • Positive and collaborative management skills.
  • Exceptional organizational, multi-tasking, interpersonal, and customer service skills. 
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strengths in facilitation.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in writing and verbally, particularly on technical subjects. Must possess strong presentation skills. 
  • Proven grant-writing and fundraising success in the areas relevant to the association. 
  • Exceptional project management skills. In particular, the ability to manage grants comprised of multiple projects. 
  • Strong information systems skills.

Education and Experience

  • At least ten years' experience in the electric and/or gas sectors is preferred. 
  • Experience supervising multiple staff is required. 
  • Bachelor's degree in public policy or a related field is required. 
  • A Master's or advanced degree in an energy, environmental, regulatory, or project management field is preferred. 
  • Technical expertise in Critical Infrastructure, particularly Cyber Security related to both Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) is a plus. 
  • Background in utility regulation is preferred. 
  • Experience with energy facility siting is helpful. 
Salary & Benefits

Competitive salary and benefits package.

Contact
Email:  gdirjobs@naruc.org

1101 Vermont Ave., Suite 200, N.W., Washington, D.C., 20005


Other relevant information

Applicants should forward their résumé, cover letter, salary history, and salary requests to gdirjobs@naruc.org. A fall start date is anticipated for this position.

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