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Website Midwest Renewable Energy Association


Position Title: Training Coordinator

Position Classification: Full Time – Exempt (Salaried)

Reports To: Training Director

Based: Option of: Remote or Hybrid | Office Location: Custer, WI

Approximate Start Date: September or October 2023

Position Summary

The Training Coordinator will support MREA Training Team by managing in-person and online courses and provide support in facilitating course registrations, outreach, and course management. The Training Coordinator will work closely with the Training Director, Curriculum Director, and Communications Coordinator to improve student experiences and maintain, update and design courses in MREA’s Learning Management System (Canvas).

Pay & Benefits

Salary: Range per Year: $40,560 to $46,800 – Salary commensurate with experience

  • Paid vacation (40 hours to start)
  • Paid Holidays (72 hours)
  • Paid health & wellness time off (40 hours)
  • Beginning fall 2023: Simple IRA support
  • S.A. support for those eligible
  • Professional development support
  • Flexible work environment
  • Work from home scheduling
  • Casual dress code
  • Free registration to MREA trainings
  • Free electric vehicle charging at Custer, WI

How to Submit

To apply, please send:

  • Cover letter detailing your qualifications (PDF)
  • Resume including education and experience (PDF)
  • Contact information for 3 professional references (PDF)

All correspondence must be electronic and sent to Amiee Wetmore at

Deadline: 5:00 p.m. Central Time on September 4, 2023.



  • Manage MREA education platform (Canvas & Catalog) to ensure registrations and enrollments are successful and course participants can access their online materials and records
  • Support training team as needed including course facilitation, materials preparation, evaluation, and data
  • Support MREA Instructors including troubleshooting grading and webinar facilitation (Zoom) including but not limited to: tracking attendance, providing tech assistance to students/instructors, and managing chat bar discussions
  • Work with the Curriculum Director to maintain and improve online programming
  • Maintain attendance records for online courses
  • Act as main point of contact for training programs
  • Maintain and update student handbook with team
  • Work with MREA training team to research target audiences for promotion for courses, contract training, continuing education, and career search/recruitment (
  • Basic website editing

General Administration

  • Participate in MREA staff meetings, working groups, planning sessions, workdays, and professional development days as needed/appropriate
  • Participate in the Training Programs Working Group and other working groups as appropriate.
  • Other duties as requested


  • Participate in staff reviews
  • Manage and/or work with interns and/or volunteers as needed
  • Support MREA events and activities as needed, including The Energy Fair
  • Follow MREA remote work procedures, including scheduling and activity reporting

Board Relations

  • Attend Board of Directors meetings, prepare reports, and present information as
  • Participate on other board-level committees as
  • Participate in strategic planning

Qualifications for Success

A successful candidate will be:

  • Results-oriented and self-directed, with a passion for the MREA’s mission
  • Organized and focused with proven ability to prioritize and complete activities with
  • An excellent written and verbal communicator who can promote the MREA’s mission to

prospective and current students.

  • Experienced with workforce development activities, including professional training, credentialing, and industry partnerships
  • Experience working with people from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Comfortable presenting to diverse audiences in a variety of settings including in person presentations, virtual presentations, and meetings
  • Comfortable working in groups and experience building partnerships with diverse audiences
  • Able and willing to travel and work some evenings and weekends as needed
  • Accustomed to working with a variety of software, demonstrating proficiency in word processing and data management (i.e., Microsoft and Google applications, presentation software (PowerPoint and/or Google Presentations)

Preference will be given to candidates who:

  • Have a bachelors, other advanced degree in a related field, or relevant work experience related to: Education, Communication, Renewable Energy , Sustainability,
  • Experience developing and managing online courses
  • Experience in the solar industry particularly with the Midwest states’ solar markets
  • Experienced with workforce development activities, including professional training, credentialing, and industry partnerships
  • Familiar with the solar industry including available training programs, credentials, markets, and state/utility policies and programs

Interested in Other MREA Opportunities?

If this job isn’t right for you but you’d love to learn about future MREA openings, please let us know at and you’ll be added to our MREA Vacancy Notification List.

MREA is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment in a manner that violates the law and our stated principles. MREA is committed to employing qualified people regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, parental status, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, family medical history, ancestry, protected veteran status, socioeconomic status, or any other class protected by federal, state, or local laws.

It is the responsibility of everyone employed at MREA to give this non-discrimination policy full support through leadership and personal example. In addition, it is the duty of every MREA employee to help create a job environment that is conducive to effective equal employment opportunity. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits, and training

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Application Deadline: September 4