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RGGI, Inc. is seeking an Assistant Director for Program Implementation. Full job announcement and application instructions are available in PDF form at link below.


Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), Inc. Assistant Director for Program Implementation


The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc. (“RGGI, Inc.”) seeks to hire an Assistant Director for Program Implementation to be based in New York City.

RGGI, Inc. is a non-profit corporation created to provide technical and administrative services to the states participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). RGGI is the first market-based regulatory program in the United States to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. RGGI is a cooperative effort among the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont to cap and reduce CO2 emissions from the power sector.

Core responsibilities:

  • Supports the Executive Director and the Director of Program Implementation in the coordination and implementation of the RGGI CO2 allowance auctions including management of auction calendar, state approvals and external contractor work flow.
  • Assists with support for RGGI COATS (CO2 allowance and emissions tracking), offsets program, and CO2 allowance market monitoring.
  • Assists the Director of Program Implementation in supporting the workflow of the independent market monitor and the day- to-day program contact for the independent market monitor.
  • Supports the coordination and facilitation of committee calls with state agency representatives.
  • Assists with administrative, project management and program coordination across all program areas.
  • Supports overall scheduling, logistical and process management.
  • Liaison with the Board of Directors:
    • Maintains Board records.
    • Coordinates logistics and materials for meetings of the Board of Directors.
  • Coordinates logistics and materials for state agency staff and stakeholders on program components.
  • Assists the Executive Director:
    • Manages timelines and logistics for deliverables, such as agendas, program materials and presentations.
    • Assists in the preparation of these deliverables.


Qualifications include:

  • Outstanding record of successful project management.
  • Demonstrated experience managing or facilitating project team, clients, consultants, or stakeholders both in face to face and remote environments.
  • Academic record including at minimum a bachelor’s degree, with a master’s degree preferable.
  • At least 5-7 years of relevant work experience.
  • Understanding of the RGGI program or state programs which address GHG emissions reduction.
  • Ability to:
    • Manage projects independently and think strategically.
    • Initiate, implement and evaluate administrative procedures.
    • Organize resources and establish priorities.
    • Manage multiple projects and deliver against deadlines.
    • Prepare clear and effective written memos, agendas, reports.
    • Communicate effectively with state agency staff, fellow employees and external parties.



Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will include a benefits package.



Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. addressed to Andrew J. McKeon, Executive Director. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis.

No telephone inquiries please.

RGGI, Inc. is committed to equal opportunity employment.