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Program Officer, NARUC Research Lab

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), a 501©4 trade association, seeks an Program Officer for its Research Lab. NARUC's Research Lab helps state commissions serve the public interest by delivering research and results to the Committees on Electricity, Energy Resources and the Environment, Gas, Water, and Critical Infrastructure. The Research Lab staff provide papers, trainings, games, webcasts, and facilitated dialogues to help commissioners answer questions they face in their decision-making.

The Program Officer is responsible for implementing a portfolio of grant-funded projects. Current projects focus on energy regulatory issues relevant to the electricity and natural gas sectors, particularly around cybersecurity, energy infrastructure, distribution system planning, and resilience. The Program Officer must possess project implementation skills and strong attention to detail, have strengths in writing and communicating, be able to manage multiple projects, and employ a customer service mentality.

Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary history to Ms. Danielle Sass Byrnett (POResearchLab@naruc.org), Director, Domestic Grants & Research, NARUC, https://www.naruc.org/naruc-research-lab/. No telephone calls. EOE.

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NRRI Director

The National Regulatory Research Institute (NRRI) is seeking a Director to lead, develop, and re-engineer its program. NRRI was founded in 1976 by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC). NRRI, a 501c(3) non-profit, serves as the research arm for NARUC and its members: the Regulatory Utility Commissions of the 50 States and the District of Columbia in the United States. NRRI's primary mission is to produce and disseminate relevant and applicable research related to the utility sector -- natural gas, electricity, water, and telecommunications. NRRI's primary audiences are the Commissioners and Staff at the 51 State Public Utility Commissions in the U.S.

The NRRI Director will provide innovative leadership and vision to develop and manage a portfolio of research initiatives that support State Public Utility Commissions. The ideal candidate thrives in a multi-faceted environment and is able to direct positive and effective research in a period of industry, regulatory, and institutional transformation.  

Competitive salary and benefits package. Applicants should forward their résumé, cover letter, salary history, and salary requests to NRRIDirJob@naruc.org.

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Legislative Affairs Counsel for Communications Technology and Water

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), a 501c (4) trade association is interviewing for a Legislative Affairs Counsel for Communications Technology and Water. NARUC is a non-profit organization founded in 1889 whose members include the governmental agencies that are engaged in the regulation of utilities and carriers in the fifty states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. NARUC’s member agencies regulate telecommunications, energy, and water utilities. 

The Legislative Affairs Counsel for Communications Technology and Water advocates before Congress, federal agencies, and other elected and non-elected officials the NARUC positions, policies, and objectives concerning water and telecommunications state regulatory authority and other related public policy issues. This position is responsible for strategic planning of the Association's congressional affairs activities, as well as analyzing, formulating, and monitoring issues and legislation at the federal and state levels.

Competitive salary and benefits package. Applicants should forward their résumé, cover letter, salary history, and salary requests to Mr. James Bradford Ramsay, General Counsel, at policyjobs@naruc.org.

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