TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM MANAGER
GROUNDWORK CENTER FOR RESILIENT COMMUNITIES
||$45,000/Yr - to - $55,000/Yr
||Aug 28, 2020
||Mid Career (2+ Years Experience)
||No Experience Required
The Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities (Traverse City, MI) is seeking a Transportation Program Manager to manage our Transportation & Community Design program. The ideal candidate will be passionate about cities; interested in public policy; and wake up every day thinking about how to improve transportation systems for those on train, bus, bike, foot, or wheelchair. This position is full-time, year-round, and will report to the Deputy Director.
The Transportation Program Manager will be a visible, credible community leader on policy issues who will help develop new project ideas; manage program activities and budgets; publicly advocate for policy positions; and build relationships with community leaders, donors and grantors.
By way of example, the Transportation Program Manager will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:
- Provide day-to-day oversight of a project focused on providing more transportation choices to residents in the Traverse City, Michigan-area;
- Develop, plan and execute necessary steps to build passenger rail between Ann Arbor, Michigan and Traverse City, Michigan;
- Help Traverse City, Michigan-area residents and decision-makers understand transportation policy and its impact on communities;
- Become a credible voice on state and federal transportation policy;
- Organize meetings and community events that address transportation issues;
- Develop new project ideas and plans that address housing and city growth;
- Participate in local transportation committees and networks;
- Establish and maintain relationships with community leaders and serve as a local and statewide expert on transportation policy;
- Work with the Communications Director to oversee and manage Groundwork’s transportation-related communications;
- Serve as a spokesperson for Groundwork on transportation-related topics, including in public presentations and media relationships;
- Research and describe best practices in transportation policy;
- Write grant proposals and build strong relationships with existing and potential funders, including individual donors and foundations.
To learn more about the position and how to apply, check out www.groundworkcenter.org/jobs
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