FT Job - Sacramento, CA - Odyssey - Program Manager (transportation program)
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Organization: Odyssey, Sacramento, California
Odyssey’s Mission: Make public transport and other equitable, efficient
transportation choices more competitive through policy reform and
Odyssey’s Vision: To be a leading force uniting Californians in support of
transportation that improves people’s everyday lives and the communities in
which they live.
Odyssey combines advocacy for transportation funding and policy reforms with
projects to improve and promote transportation choices such as transit,
walking and bicycling. Our projects and programs have included:
a.. Transportation Training Academy
b.. Grassroots Organizing and Mobilization
c.. California Alliance for Transportation Choices
d.. Community-Based Transit Marketing and Outreach Projects
e.. Mobility Marketing
f.. Walkable Communities Workshops
g.. Safe Routes to Transit projects
h.. Safe Routes to Healthy Foods Toolkit
i.. Stockton Depot Neighborhood Revitalization
j.. Senior and Disabled Mobility
For more information of our projects and programs please visit:
The Program Manager is responsible for leading existing and future
marketplace improvement projects including Safe Routes to Transit and
Walkability projects, Mobility Marketing, community-based outreach and
marketing projects, and the Stockton Depot Neighborhood Revitalization
project. In addition, the program manager participates in organizational
and project development, fundraising, and staff supervision. The Program
Manager reports directly to the Executive Director.
a.. Lead, direct and oversee marketplace improvement projects, and ensure
timely implementation and quality products.
b.. With the assistance of the Operations Manager create and oversee
project financial management and project budgets.
c.. Supervise project staff.
d.. Coordinate and conduct project stakeholder meetings.
e.. Work with other senior staff to develop new programs and fundraising
f.. Represent the organization to other entities such as local and
regional governments, state agencies, public officials and others.
g.. Contribute to a productive, supportive, and fun work environment.
a.. A Masters degree in Planning, Public Policy, or related field, and
minimum of three years of work experience; or a Bachelor’s degree with
minimum of five years of related work experience may substitute.
b.. Proven ability to manage multiple projects with internal and external
c.. Experience with project financial and budgeting processes.
d.. Working knowledge of transportation and land use planning.
e.. Strong community outreach, organizing and collaboration skills.
f.. Marketing/social marketing skills desirable.
g.. Proven ability to supervise, support and develop project staff and
h.. Experience in organizational development and fundraising.
i.. Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal skills.
j.. Research and analysis skills.
k.. Comfortable in conducting presentations.
l.. Computer literate.
m.. Familiarity with geographic information system (GIS) software and
practices, and socio-economic and demographic data a plus.
n.. Knowledge of, or interest in, local, regional and state government
functions in the state of California a plus.
o.. Spanish proficiency desirable.
The compensation package is extensive and includes a competitive salary
($50,000+ DOQ), health and dental insurance, retirement and investment
options. Final salary will be based on the applicant’s qualifications and
commensurate relevant experience.
Qualified and interested individuals should e-mail a cover letter, resume,
previous salary history, and list of references to the address below. If
e-mail is not available, please fax or mail to the contact information
below. The position will remain open until filled.
Odyssey is an equal opportunity employer committed to developing leadership
skills of people from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to identifying
and recruiting a broad and diverse pool of candidates for this position.
Peter Kodzis, Executive Director
1414 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-448-1687, ext. 301