Buildings Program Director - American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

Opportunity Type: Job

As our Buildings Program Director, you will further the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) mission of reducing energy and carbon emissions through whole-building solutions that significantly improve the energy efficiency of existing buildings and new construction. You will help create a strategic vision for the Buildings program, establish priorities for the program, and oversee buildings research projects. You will support development and adoption of federal, state, and local building policies, focusing resources on high-impact activities and addressing racial and socioeconomic issues. You will develop new initiatives and form strategic partnerships to help achieve our goals established in the Call to Action. 

A national nonprofit research organization based in Washington, D.C., ACEEE is America’s leading center of expertise on energy efficiency, actively contributing to debates on energy policy, clean air, and climate change. We are nationally recognized for leadership in promoting energy efficiency policies. Reporting to the Senior Director for Research, you will supervise Buildings team staff, manage program budget, and oversee additional staff contributions to Buildings projects. You will engage with funders and policymakers, develop partnerships with other organizations, and give media interviews and webinars. You will help develop our Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings—a biennial conference held since 1980. Using your knowledge of the industry, your research skills, and your creativity, you will grow awareness of our work and help ACEEE strengthen its leadership role in the industry.