Energy Extension Project Assistant

Appalachian State University Published: February 12, 2019
Boone, North Carolina
Job Type
Part-time Freelance / Limited Contract
Energy / Outreach / Advocacy /
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~ Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. ~

The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls more than 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Position Overview

The Energy Extension Project Assistant will help build an online “energy extension resource center” by gathering, evaluating and organizing existing materials and helping to update and/or develop others. The goal of this project is to provide individuals, business owners and others with valuable resources to learn about and evaluate various energy conservation and renewable energy options.



  • Bachelor’s degree and functional understanding of building science, renewable energy, and other, related topics.


  • Experience technical information to lay audiences.
  • Ability to work independently and contribute effectively to teams.


  • $15 to $22 per hour.
  • Pay will be commensurate with applicant competencies, budget, equity and market considerations.

Additional Information

  • Work Schedule/Hours: Varies during regular work days – Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Number of Hours Per Week: Varies.
  • Number of Months Per Year: 3
  • Mandatory Staff: No
  • Physical Demands of Position: General office environment.
  • Open Until Filled: Yes 
  • Applicant Pool Preference: External (Post on the Web). 
  • Background Check Statement: Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
  • Eligibility for Employment: Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
  • Special Instructions to Applicants: We anticipate 150-200 hours of work, conducted over as many as three months with a target start date is March 1, 2019.

~ Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Appalachian State University is committed to developing and allocating resources to the fundamental task of creating a diverse campus culture. We value diversity as the expression of human similarities and differences, as well as the importance of a living and learning environment conducive to knowledge, respect, acceptance, understanding and global awareness. Learn more at ~

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