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The Institute on the Environment and the University of Minnesota are proud to be equal opportunity employers. All employment opportunities can be found on the University’s employment website. Although we receive many inquiries, IonE operates with a small staff and job openings are infrequent. As available, all positions and application instructions will be posted. Please note, we do not accept or respond to unsolicited job inquiries or résumés.

Employment Opportunities

Research Project Coordinator – Energy Transition Lab

The Energy Transition Lab (ETL) Research Project Coordinator will manage the activities related to the LCCMR Community Scale Energy Storage Demonstration and Guide Project.  In May 2018, ETL was awarded a three-year Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund grant to purchase, install, demonstrate and evaluate three community-scale energy storage systems, and to develop a web-based guide to disseminate findings and provide “best practice” recommendations for community-scale energy users who may wish to implement energy storage in the future. The Energy Transition Lab is located within the Institute on the Environment on the St. Paul campus.

To learn more or apply visit the University of Minnesota employment website. Job ID 327016

Student Position: Sustainability Education Communication Assistant

The Sustainability Education Assistant for Communications is an undergraduate part-time position. The person in this role will be responsible for generating content for public communications for Sustainability Education, with University of Minnesota students as the primary audience. Sustainability Education has a team of student workers who work collaboratively. Key tasks include organizing information related to a variety of Sustainability Education program, writing for the program website and newsletter, managing social media, publicizing sustainability-related events, and outreach to students, student groups, community groups and University partners. The employee will also help plan Sustainability Education-related events for students at the University of Minnesota.

To learn more or apply visit the University of Minnesota employment website. Job ID 330244