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PROGRAM MANAGER - RED LAKE NATION RENEWABLE ENGERY INITIATIVE - RED LAKE PUBLIC WORKS

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PROGRAM MANAGER- RED LAKE NATION RENEWABLE ENGERY INITIATIVE

RED LAKE PUBLIC WORKS

Open: June 11, 2024-until filled.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

The Program Manager will be responsible for the overall planning, implementation, and successful completion of the Red Lake Nation Energy goals, a multi-year initiative focused on developing and implementing a Community Renewable Energy Plan, expanding workforce development programs, and deploying zero-emissions energy systems within the Red Lake Nation. This position requires a strong desire to bring renewable energy technologies to Red Lake Nation, project management principles, community engagement strategies, and a deep commitment to advancing the Red Lake Nation's energy sovereignty goals. Reports to Public Works Director. Part-time position with no benefits; opportunity to become Full-time. Salary; DOQ

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Project Planning and Implementation:

● Oversee the development and execution of the Community Renewable Energy Plan, ensuring alignment with the Red Lake Nation's energy sovereignty goals and objectives.

● Manage all aspects of project implementation, including budgeting, scheduling, resource allocation, and contractor management.

● Coordinate with project partners, including Solar Bear, Red Lake Tribal College, Oshkiimajitahdah, and other stakeholders, to ensure seamless collaboration and effective project delivery.

● Monitor project progress, identify and address potential risks and challenges, and ensure timely completion of project milestones and deliverables.

● Research and apply for future Renewable Energy projects and secure funding for Project Coordinator and other positions as needed.

Community Engagement and Education:

● Facilitate community engagement through informational meetings, workshops, and other outreach activities to raise awareness about the project and gather community input.

● Develop and implement educational programs to inform community members about renewable energy, energy conservation, and the career benefits of the Renewable Energy Initiative.

● Establish and maintain strong relationships with community leaders, organizations, and residents to foster support and participation in the project.

Workforce Development:

● Collaborate with Red Lake Tribal College and Oshkiimajitahdah and other relevant internal and external programs and/or organizations to expand and enhance workforce development programs in renewable energy and energy management.

● Oversee the design and delivery of training programs in solar panel installation, maintenance, energy management, and other relevant skills.

● Collaborate with job placement and career development professionals for Red Lake Nation members to secure employment in the renewable energy sector.

Grant Management and Reporting:

● Manage grant funding, ensuring compliance with grant requirements and reporting deadlines.

● Prepare and submit progress reports, financial reports, and other required documentation to funding agencies and stakeholders.

● Maintain accurate and detailed project records and documentation.

Communication and Collaboration:

● Communicate effectively with Tribal Council members, project partners, contractors, community members, and other stakeholders.

● Foster a collaborative and inclusive project environment that values diverse perspectives and promotes teamwork.

● Represent the Red Lake Nation Renewable Energy Initiative at meetings, conferences, and other events.

EDUCATION/WORK EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

● Minimum of 5 years of experience in project management, or other relevant experience in a leadership position in administration preferably in the renewable energy sector; bachelor's degree preferred.

● Demonstrated experience in community engagement and education.

● Strong interest in renewable energy technologies and microgrid systems.

● Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.

● Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

● Familiarity with project management tools, spreadsheets, and relevant software.

● Demonstrated experience working with Tribal communities.

TO APPLY: A complete application should include a letter of interest, resume with three references. Applications and copies of certificates/diplomas are accepted at Government Center – Human Resources Department, PO Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 -- Phone (218) 679-1847. Fax (218) 679-4176. Email: Shalana.Lussie@redlakenation

 

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