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Barr Seeks Senior Program Officer for Clean Energy

Working closely with the Director of Climate, the Senior Program Officer for Clean Energy will collaborate with partners across the Northeast to advance equity-centered solutions to climate change.

The Barr Foundation is seeking a collaborative, responsive, and effective strategic thinker as Senior Program Officer to work on the Clean Energy strategy of its Climate Program. The goal of the Clean Energy strategy is to accelerate the expansion of renewable energy and energy efficiency in the Northeast, the phasing out of natural gas, and modernizing the electric grid to use more clean energy and give people more control over their energy. Our grantmaking priorities include building a diverse constituency for clean energy, mobilizing key stakeholders to advocate for equitable state and regional clean energy policies and programs, and helping people see the benefits of clean energy to public health and resilience.

Learn more about our Clean Energy work here.

The Senior Program Officer will report to the Director of Climate.

The Climate team and all of Barr values a team-oriented work environment. The Foundation is also committed to supporting personal and professional growth in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

This full-time position offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with applications encouraged by Friday, September 17, 2021.

For this search, we are partnering with Walker and Associates Consulting, a DEI-centered and women- and BIPOC-owned national search firm. The full job description may be found below:

View the full job description here

To apply, please email a cover letter, resume and list of three references (you will be contacted before any outreach to references) to barrfoundation[at]

Questions may be directed in confidence to Jeannine N. Walker at jwalker[at]

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