Summary of Duties: This position performs a range of analytical tasks for several key WSU Energy Program efforts. One key effort area is the advanced space and water heating research that we have been performing for several years. This position handles the collection and maintenance of high volumes of energy use and system performance data from remote data collection sites, performs initial quality control checks on the data and performs or recommends handling approaches for suspect data, aggregates and organizes the data for analysis by the project team and participates in the team's analysis as a subject-matter expert.
This position provides support to the Renewable Energy System Incentive Program, a $110 million incentive implemented by the WSU Energy Program on behalf of the State of Washington. Specifically, this position has developed and implemented the process flow that manages the on-line application system for the program and many of the data analysis and visualization products that have been used by the program team to manage the program and inform the public about the program status.
This position analyzes and prepares energy use and building performance summaries for several public agencies involving hundreds of facilities on a fee for service basis. This position develops, analyses, maintains and refines the summary tables, graphs and other data visualization approaches, as well as refines and maintains the data used in the analyses.
Finally, this position provides smaller amounts of analytical, data curation and data visualization support to other projects at the WSU Energy Program led by other analysts, engineers and building scientists.
Required Qualifications: A Bachelors degree in a relevant energy program discipline and two (2) years experience in energy management, program management, environmental education, technical writing or information analysis and delivery. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus. With a new President (Dr. Kirk Schulz began as the University’s 11th president in June 2016) and a new Vice President of Finance and Administration (Stacy Pearson started in March 2017); the University community is energized and excited.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carne...gie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.