Energy & Sustainability Analyst (AA/S Ex. II)

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Work type: Staff
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time

Energy & Sustainability Analyst (AA/S Ex. II)


Posting Details

Priority Application Deadline (Posting will remain open until filled):  Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 11:55 p.m.

Hiring Preference

Eligible on-campus applicants in California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) Bargaining Units 2,5,7, and 9 will be given first consideration in the recruitment.

Position Summary

Under general direction, the Energy and Sustainability Analyst leads energy and sustainability initiatives for the University and is required to assess, formulate, and evaluate the impact of recommended or implemented policies from a strategic and operational perspective. The Energy and Sustainability Analyst serves as the primary contact for the energy and utilities program, and is the key technical advisor on energy related issues to management.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $ 4,693.00 - $8,489.00 per month 

Hiring Range: $4,693 - $5,900 per month 

Salary Grade/Range: 3  

Recruitment Type: Regular (probationary)

Time Base: Full-Time

Work Hours: M-F 8am-5pm; other hours as required.

Department Information 

The Sustainability office works with students, staff, and faculty to reduced energy, water, Waste, and greenhouse gas emissions at Sac State.

Minimum Qualifications 

Entry to this classification requires general knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/or program field with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.

Required Qualifications 

1. Ability to make independent decisions and exercise sound judgment and discretion.
2. Working knowledge of operational and fiscal analysis and techniques.
3. Working knowledge of budget policies and procedures.
4. Ability to take initiative and independently plan, organize, coordinate, and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved.
5. Ability to train others on new skills and procedures and provide lead work direction.
6. Ability to interpret and integrate complex data and information to formulate appropriate courses of action, which could have a broad and far-reaching impact.
7. Thorough knowledge of and ability to apply extensive expertise to sustainability and energy conservation programs and administrative specialties, including codes and regulations such as AB32, and the CSU Sustainability Policy.
8. Expertise in administrative survey techniques, operations and systems analysis, statistical and research methods, and the ability to interpret and evaluate results to develop sound conclusions and recommend new or revised policies.
9. Experience in developing greenhouse gas reduction, energy conservation and renewable energy projects and project management.
10. Ability to understand energy conservation and sustainability related problems from a broad, interactive perspective and discern applicable underlying principles to conceive of and develop strategic solutions.
11. Ability to work with representatives from public and private entities and handle potentially sensitive situations. Demonstrate consultative skills in working with internal and external constituent groups.
12. Ability to apply advanced theories, principles, methods and practices as it relates to new technologies.
13. Ability to effectively communicate and present ideas and concepts, and to use expertise, in written or presentation format and use consultative and facilitation skills, as well as persuasion and negotiation skills to gain consensus.
Condition of Employment
- Ability to pass a background check.

Preferred Qualifications 

14. Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Biology, Environmental Studies, Business, or related field
15. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP) or Green Associate
16. Certified Energy Manager (CEM)


Valid driver's license and maintenance of safe driving record required.

Documents Needed to Apply

Resume, cover letter

About Sac State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State’s 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student successdiversity, equity and inclusioncommunity engagementphilanthropy, and campus safety.  

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued.  Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.  

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page. 

Background Check Disclaimer  

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Equal Employment Opportunity  
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States. 

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit . 

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit . 

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at . 
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

Eligibility Verification  
Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa). 

Note to Applicants:

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.

Conflict of Interest:
The duties of this position include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, an on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.


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