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PARTNER POSTING | Director of Energy & Sustainability Program

Ohio Environmental Council, August 19, 2021

INTRODUCTION:
The Ohio Hospital Association was established in 1915 as the nation’s first state-level hospital association.
OHA represents 240 hospitals and 14 health systems throughout Ohio. OHA exists to collaborate with
member hospitals and health systems to ensure a healthy Ohio.

POSITION OVERVIEW:
This position works in the OHA Energy and Sustainability Program and serves both OHA and OHA
Solutions. The Energy Program Director will meet the qualifications listed below and be primarily
responsible for maintaining the relationship with OHA Member Hospitals and members participating in the
OHA Energy Program. The Director will review the various cases coming before the Ohio Public Utilities
Commission as it relates to Energy and attend sessions as needed to represent the interest of OHA members.
Other responsibilities are defined below. This position reports directly to the Vice President, Operations &
Chief Clinical Officer.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Primary Duties:
The Energy Program Director is to exercise independent judgement and discretion to:

  •  Represent OHA Members in formal administrative hearings before the Public Utilities Commission
    of Ohio
  •  Lead and direct the OHA energy and sustainability program involving the above mentioned PUCO
    representation as well as related advocacy. All Advocacy positions will be coordinated with the
    OHA Advocacy Department
  • Assist Federal advocacy team in issues regarding EPA, hazardous, infectious, solid waste, air
    pollution discharge permits, climate change, pharmaceutical waste, pollution prevention and
    sustainability, and Energy Star
  • Lead and expand the Hospital Sustainable Materials Team (HSMT), focused on recycling,
    composting, and materials management
  • Maintain relationships with main HSMT contractor: GT Environmental
  • Maintain relationships with current and potential grant funders
  • Assist state advocacy team in issues around Ohio EPA and related topics
  • Staff support to the OHA’s Environmental Leadership Council
  • Staff support for the Ohio Society of Hospital Facility Managers
  • Responsible for budgetary compliance and satisfaction results with the OHA energy and
    sustainability program
  • Oversee and coordinate activities with Energent Solutions. Reviews all invoices, approves expenses,
    and directs work assignment of Energent
  • Support and expand the OHA energy procurement program through OHA Solutions
  • Coordinate work with retained outside legal counsel for the OHA Energy Program and strive to limit
    involvement to appropriate levels
  • Assure member hospital interests are maintained in dealings with PUCO, energy providers, and
    outside vendors
  • Prepare various reports, collect data and maintain records of the OHA energy program
  • Make recommendations and offer opportunities to improve services and programs in the OHA
    energy program

Miscellaneous:

  • Assist members with requests/questions via phone and email
  • Maintain excellent customer satisfaction with member participating in energy and sustainability
    programs
  • Communicates with other state associations when needed
  • Other related duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • Minimum of five years of experience with energy, environmental, or sustainability
  • Experience in PUCO operations and energy programs preferred
  • Considerable experience with the Microsoft Suite of products, specifically Outlook, Word, Excel and
    Access
  • Experience grant writing and fundraising helpful
  • Skilled in presenting programs and testimony
  • Able to communicate with vendors, hospitals, speakers, and customers
  • Excellent customer service skills required

HOW TO APPLY

A cover letter and resume should be e-mailed to:
Amy Bangert
Manager, Human Resources
amy.bangert@ohiohospitals.org

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