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      ----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 01/11/2006 11:33 AM -----

      Transportation Futures Network Employment Connections

      This is the Transportation Futures Network Employment Connections.  It is a
      periodic compilation of job positions to match the right people with the
      right jobs in areas broadly related to the transportation field.  TO SUBMIT
      AN EMPLOYMENT POSTING TO TFN, SEND AN EMAIL CONTAINING ONLY THE TEXT OF THE
      POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT TO:  mernst@...

      Positions included in this issue:

      *Multiple positions, FTA (Washington, DC)
      *Multiple positions, WSDOT (Washington State)
      *Program Assistant, State & Local Policy, NTHP (Washington, DC)
      *Executive Director/Community Organizer, Montgomery Transportation Coalition
      (Montgomery, AL)
      *Multiple positions, ELP (Washington, DC)
      *Transportation Assistant, Defenders of Wildlife (Washington, DC)
      *Development Director, GrowSmart Maine (Yarmouth, ME)
      *Multiple positions, TLC (St. Paul, MN)
      *Director of Development, New Jersey Future (Trenton, NJ)
      *Membership & Volunteer Organizer, SFBC (San Francisco, CA)
      *Youth Programming Coordinator, Bikes Not Bombs (Boston, MA)
      *Membership Assistant, League of American Bicyclists (Washington, DC)
      *Climate Policy Specialist, NRDC (Washington, DC)
      *Chief Operating Officer, National Telecommuting Institute (Boston, MA)



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      MULTIPLE POSITIONS, FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION

      Visit http://www.fta.dot.gov/about/employment/5775_ENG_HTML.htm

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      MULTIPLE POSITIONS, WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

      Visit http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/employment/jobs.htm

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      PROGRAM ASSISTANT, STATE & LOCAL POLICY, NATIONAL TRUST FOR HISTORIC
      PRESERVATION

      Job Summary

      Provide administrative assistance for state and local policy program
      including tracking of the state/local budget, drafting agendas/minutes,
      meeting logistics, coordinating mailings, etc. Track priority preservation
      policies at the state and local level and provide information to National
      Trust constituencies. Assist with logistics for technical assistance and
      training program for statewide networks.

      Duties:

      * Perform all duties with the aim of helping to achieve Next Trust strategic
      goals, including engaging the public and reaching more diverse communities
      and constituents, as well as building partnerships, leading in advocacy and
      increasing financial independence.
      * Monitor relevant sources (newsletters, websites, publications) to keep
      policy information up-to-date, help research best tools and practices, and
      answer inquiries from general public, partner organizations, and National
      Trust staff.
      * Conduct assigned research and write weekly legislative updates, monthly
      Preservation Advocate News articles, e-alerts, and monthly updates for State
      and Local Partners.
      * Help organize meetings including Internal Advocacy Task Force, State and
      Local Partners Advocacy Taskforce, and others as necessary.
      * Reconcile monthly expenses with budget.
      * Represent State and Local Policy program at meetings and conferences.
      * Maintain useful clearinghouse (paper files, e-mails, central data files).
      * As project funding is secured, assist with implementation of accepted
      proposals to advance state/local policy and advocacy objectives.

      Qualifications
      B.A., with 2-5 years work experience required, including a combination of
      office administration and policy related experience. Experience working
      with, representing and engaging diverse communities, constituents, and
      partners a plus. Excellent writing and oral communication abilities. Ability
      to conduct policy research and synthesize information for different
      constituencies. Familiar with preservation policies and laws. Demonstrated
      proficiency with MS Access database, PowerPoint, and accounting software
      (Excel, AS400 preferred).

      To apply for this position, send cover letter, resume, and salary
      requirements to:

      Office of Human Resources
      1785 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
      Washington, DC 20036
      fax: 202.588.6059
      email: jobs@...
      (If applying by email, please include job title in the subject line.)

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      EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/COMMUNITY ORGANIZER, MONTGOMERY TRANSPORTATION COALITION

      This position manages and directs the operations of Montgomery
      Transportation Coalition (MTC), a non-profit 501( C )3 organization working
      at the local, state and federal level for better transportation access and
      availability for all citizens.  The incumbent serves at the pleasure of the
      Board of Directors.

      Eligibility:  A Bachelor's Degree is preferred, however, a combination of
      relevant experience and appropriate continuing professional education may be
      accepted based on the individual's qualifications.

      Specific Duties:
      * Direct day-to-day operations of MTC programs.
      * Conduct and manage all grant-writing activities.
      * Manage the financial operations of MTC, including fundraising and
      budgeting.
      * Coordinate and manage all community organizer activities of MTC staff and
      contract personnel.
      * Meet with grant funders and represent MTC in a positive and professional
      manner.
      * Develop and implement a recruitment plan that informs the population of
      program objectives and attract prospective individuals and organizations to
      support and work on transportation issues.
      * Develop and maintain relationships with specific community groups, news
      media, elected officials, and policy makers.
      * Implement policies and procedures required by MTC Board of Directors.

      Salary and Benefits:  This is initially a part-time position with an annual
      salary range of $14,000 to $22,000 (for half-time position) based on
      candidate qualifications.  Depending on availability of funds, the position
      will be expanded to a full-time position with an annual salary range of
      $28,000 - $44,000, or will be increased based on the ability of the
      executive director to build financial support for the MTC.   Benefits
      package for full-time position includes health and retirement plans,
      vacation and sick leave.  Relocation costs are not included.  Incumbent must
      be willing to sign an employment agreement.

      Knowledge, Skills and Abilities  (KSAs):  
      All applicants must address in their responses how their qualifications
      address each of these KSAs.
      * Demonstrate a strong passion for social justice work.
      * Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
      * Knowledge and experience working for social justice in diverse low-income
      communities.
      * Ability to research current transportation system and options, and
      formulate public transportation solutions
      * Ability to conceptualize, implement and evaluate transportation policy
      programs.
      * Skill in developing and managing program budgets.
      * Skill using basic computer programs, including financial management tools
      and Internet applications.
      * Skill in successful grant writing and development of funding proposals.
      * Ability to effectively present transportation concepts to the public, the
      news media, government officials, and potential and existing partner
      organizations.
      * Experience in basic financial management and grant administration.

      Application Process:  Interested candidates should send a cover letter
      detailing your response and itemized experience and ability relevant to each
      KSA above.  Indicate in writing why you think your abilities may you
      suitable for this position.  Also include your resume and three professional
      references to be received by January 30, 2006, for initial screening.  Mail
      complete packages to:  Executive Search Committee, Montgomery Transportation
      Coalition, 207 Montgomery Street, Suite 206, Montgomery, AL  36104. (The
      position will be open for applicants until filled.)

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      MULTIPLE POSITIONS, ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
      Background:
      ELP is a national nonprofit organization that provides training and support
      to a network of visionary, action-oriented, emerging environmental leaders.
      Through its National Fellowship Program and Regional Networks, ELP teaches
      emerging leaders from nonprofits, business, government, and higher education
      how to lead groups and institutions effectively, communicate with a broad
      public and reach out to new political allies. ELP strives to create a
      community comprised of individuals from different racial, ethnic, and
      cultural backgrounds who can collaborate across the environmental field and
      beyond. Through additional outreach programs and publications, ELP nurtures
      a community of emerging environmental leaders and raises the visibility of
      leadership development within the field. ELP is committed to fostering a
      reflective, diverse environmental movement capable of responding to our
      complex social and environmental challenges.


      DEPUTY DIRECTOR

      The Environmental Leadership Program (ELP) seeks an energetic, creative, and
      experienced individual to serve as ELP's Deputy Director.

      Job Description:
      Based in ELP's new Washington, DC office, the Deputy Director will work
      closely with ELP's executive director to set the strategic course of the
      organization and oversee the management of ELP programs and administrative
      systems. The Deputy Director will help implement core programs, supervise
      staff, and manage consultants and interns. The Deputy Director must be
      highly committed to ELP's mission and bring a personal passion for
      environmental and social justice issues, as well as leadership development
      and capacity building. This position offers the right individual an
      extraordinary opportunity to have a unique and substantial impact on the
      broader environmental field.

      The Deputy Director works on many levels including serving as:
      * A key strategic leader and advocate for the mission of the organization;
      * Organizational manager overseeing a range of strategic, operational and
      program issues, including curriculum and new program development
      * Team builder, working with staff and board to provide strong internal and
      external leadership;
      * A public spokesperson and fundraiser for the organization;
      * Manager of program and operations staff;
      * Coordinator of annual workplan and budget development process.

      Required Qualifications:
      * Strong skills in staff supervision, mentoring, and team coordination,
      particularly in a non-profit setting;
      * Experience with budget and workplan development;
      * A talent for working with people and institutions representing diverse
      ethnic, racial, and socio-economic backgrounds and multiple sectors
      (nonprofit, higher education, government, and business);
      * Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and self-motivation;
      * Excellent written, phone, and public communication skills;

      Desired Qualifications:
      * Significant experience working on environmental and/or social justice
      issues;
      * Non-profit financial management experience
      * Experience developing and delivering educational and/or training programs;
      and,
      * Understanding of the opportunities and challenges diversity issues present
      to the environmental field.

      Annual compensation commensurate with experience. ELP provides excellent
      benefits. Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled. We
      hope to hire for this position in early 2006. Please send a detailed cover
      letter and resume as Microsoft Word attachments to
      deputydirector(at)elpnet.org.

      ELP promotes diversity in all programs and staffing; feel free to provide
      details in your cover letter about the diverse perspectives and experience
      you bring. People of color and individuals from other underrepresented
      groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

      E-mail is preferred. Those without access to e-mail can mail a cover letter
      and resume to:

      Deputy Director Search
      Environmental Leadership Program
      1609 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 400 NW
      Washington, DC 20009
      NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.



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      PROGRAM MANAGER

      The Environmental Leadership Program (ELP) seeks a Program Manager to manage
      ELP's national fellowship program and assist with other organizational
      programs.

      Job Description:
      Based in ELP's Washington, DC office, the Program Manager primarily will
      lead ELP's seven-year old National Fellowship program. The program offers a
      two-year fellowship to 20-25 talented emerging leaders each year from around
      the country, providing them with a range of skill development,
      community-building, discussion and networking activities. The Program
      Manager also will contribute to ELP's regional network programs in the
      Delaware Valley and Greater Boston Area, and to ELP's organizational
      communications. The Program Manager position offers the right individual an
      extraordinary opportunity to have a unique and substantial impact on the
      broader environmental field.

      The Program Manager is responsible for:
      * Developing an annual fellowship workplan and budget, and coordinating the
      fellowship team;
      * Planning, organizing, and conducting retreats and other events, including
      preparing program materials (agendas, evaluations, etc), facilitating
      discussions, working with trainers, and ensuring events run smoothly;
      * Managing the recruitment and selection process for new fellows, and the
      fellowship activity fund grants program;
      * Developing ELP's senior fellows program for individuals who have completed
      the ELP fellowship;
      * Helping to guide ELP's internal and external communications, representing
      ELP at public events, and facilitating public communications opportunities
      for ELP fellows and senior fellows; and,
      * Managing ELP's organization-wide curriculum development.

      Required Qualifications:
      * Strong skills in project management and implementation, particularly in a
      non-profit setting;
      * Vision, creativity, and self-motivation related to environmental issues,
      leadership development, and/or social justice issues and related topics;
      * A talent for working with people and institutions representing diverse
      ethnic, racial, and socio-economic backgrounds and multiple sectors
      (nonprofit, higher education, government, and business); and,
      * Excellent telephone, written and public communication skills;

      Desired Qualifications:
      * Experience facilitating and leading groups in the context of educational
      and/or training programs;
      * Experience working on specific environmental or social issues;
      * Experience with public communications, such as organizational newsletters
      and media outreach; and,
      * Experience working on issues of diversity in the environmental field, or
      outside it.

      The successful candidate will have an energetic personality with the ability
      to work independently, and as part of a team, and an aptitude for creative
      problem solving and strategic thinking.

      Please send a cover letter and detailed resume via e-mail as Microsoft Word
      attachments to programmanager(at)elpnet.org by January 31, 2005.
      Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Email is preferred, but
      applications also can be mailed to:

      Program Manager Search
      Environmental Leadership Program
      1609 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 400
      Washington, DC 20009

      ELP supports diversity in all programs and staffing. We encourage you to
      provide details in your cover letter about the diverse perspectives you
      bring. People of color and individuals from other underrepresented groups
      are strongly encouraged to apply. Salary $43,000-$50,000, depending on
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      REGIONAL NETWORK ASSOCIATE

      The Environmental Leadership Program (ELP) seeks a Regional Network
      Associate to help run ELP's Regional Networks in the Greater Boston area and
      Delaware Valley (greater Philadelphia area).

      Job Description:
      Based in ELP's Washington, DC office, the Regional Network Associate will
      work with other Regional Network staff to plan, organize and implement ELP's
      regional network programs in the Delaware Valley and Greater Boston Areas.
      These programs offer a year-long training series to 20-25 emerging leaders
      each year, as well as a range of community-building, public education and
      networking activities. The Program Associate position offers the right
      individual an extraordinary opportunity to have a unique and substantial
      impact on the environmental field.

      The Regional Network Associate is responsible for:
      * Working with other Regional Network staff to develop an annual regional
      network workplan and timeline;
      * Helping to coordinate the recruitment and selection process for new
      associates, and the regional activity fund grants program;
      * Planning, organizing, and conducting retreats and other events, including
      preparing program materials (agendas, evaluations, etc), facilitating
      discussions, working with trainers, and ensuring events run smoothly;
      * Helping to represent ELP at Regional Network events and maintain
      relationships with regional advisory committee members and financial
      supporters;
      * Developing internal and external communications pieces, including outreach
      to regional media contacts; and,
      * Helping lay the foundation for future expansion of ELP's regional network
      model to other regions of the United States.

      Required Qualifications:
      * Strong skills in project planning and implementation, particularly in a
      non-profit setting;
      * Vision, creativity, and self-motivation related to environmental issues,
      leadership development, and/or social justice issues and related topics;
      * A talent for working with people and institutions representing diverse
      ethnic, racial, and socio-economic backgrounds and multiple sectors
      (nonprofit, higher education, government, and business); and,
      * Excellent telephone, written and public communication skills;
      * A willingness to travel.

      Desired Qualifications:
      * Experience facilitating and leading groups in the context of educational
      and/or training programs;
      * Experience with public communications, such as organizational newsletters
      and media outreach;
      * Experience working on specific environmental or social issues; and,
      * Experience working on issues of diversity in the environmental field, or
      outside it.

      The successful candidate will have an energetic personality with the ability
      to work independently, and as part of a team, and an aptitude for creative
      problem solving and strategic thinking.

      Please send a cover letter and detailed resume via e-mail as Microsoft Word
      attachments to networkassociate(at)elpnet.org by January 31, 2005.
      Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Email is preferred, but
      applications also can be mailed to:

      Regional Network Associate Search
      Environmental Leadership Program
      1609 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 400
      Washington, DC 20009

      ELP supports diversity in all programs and staffing. We encourage you to
      provide details in your cover letter about the diverse perspectives you
      bring. People of color and individuals from other underrepresented groups
      are strongly encouraged to apply. Salary $32,000-$37,000, depending on
      experience, with great benefits package.

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      TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANT, DEFENDERS OF WILDLIFE

      Defenders of Wildlife, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to the
      protection of all native wild animals and plants in their natural
      communities, is recruiting for a temporary Transportation Assistant to work
      under the Director of the Habitat & Highways Campaign.

      The Habitat & Highways Campaign seeks to reduce the impact of roads and
      highways on wildlife and habitat and incorporate wildlife conservation into
      transportation planning. Read more about the Habitat & Highways Campaign.

      In addition to working on core projects, the assistant will be exposed to a
      variety of programmatic experience on conservation issues of national
      significance. The assistant will attend hearings, seminars, conferences and
      working meetings to develop and implement strategies. Some travel may be
      involved. Occasionally he or she will be expected to provide administrative
      and outreach support for related projects.

      DUTIES:

      * Assist with administrative tasks, scheduling, budget, logistics
      * Meeting preparation
      * Manage websites, update, draft content, scout for related sites, links
      * Research
      * Provide conference support
      * Provide funders and grant support
      * Write newsletters, alerts, comments, fact sheets
      * Shepherd documents through necessary channels (sign-on, alerts)
      * Maintain files
      * Fulfill information requests
      * Mailings, shipping

      Qualifications:

      The ideal candidate will be able to work 40 hours per week at Defenders of
      Wildlife's office in Washington DC starting in January, 2006. Part-time
      schedules will be considered.

      Preferred:

      Bachelor's Degree
      Strong administrative, organizational and writing skills
      A solid background in environmental policy
      Defenders will provide a salary of $7 per hour for up to six months.

      To Apply:

      Interested applicants, please reference #1017-05, Transportation Assistant,
      and send resume and cover letter to lbrohawn@.... Fax:
      202/682-1331 or Lauren Brohawn, Defenders Of Wildlife, 1130 17th Street, NW,
      Washington, DC 20036-4604

      More information at: http://www.defenders.org/about/jobs/ta.html

      It is the policy of Defenders of Wildlife to provide equal employment
      opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to their race,
      color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other
      characteristic protected by law, in all personnel actions.

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      DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR, GROWSMART MAINE

      GrowSmart Maine, a Yarmouth, Maine-based non- profit organization is seeking
      a seasoned and innovative Director of Development to oversee all
      development-related activities of the organization. The position is full
      time.

      GrowSmart Maine is working to engage Maine people in reducing unplanned
      growth and sprawl and to link Maine's special quality of life with a
      sustainable and prosperous future. The group promotes comprehensive
      strategies for shaping Maine's future that include the revitalization and
      health of our towns and cities, supporting and protecting farms, working
      forest areas and wilderness and encouraging greater regional cooperation.

      The ideal candidate for the position will be an experienced, strategic,
      creative and energetic individual, able to complement a dynamic leadership
      team in an evolving and growing organization.

      Duties and Responsibilities
      * Plan and implement a comprehensive fundraising strategy to meet the
      organization's budget goals.
      * Work closely with the President and Board to strengthen and expand
      fundraising contacts.
      * Develop and implement strategies for major gift and planned giving
      campaigns.
      * Identify and cultivate foundation supporters and prepare grant
      applications.
      * Expand membership through direct mail appeals and other membership
      strategies.
      * Plan and execute fundraising events, including annual events and regional
      house parties.
      * Oversee information systems to track all potential and actual donors and
      to evaluate the effectiveness of fundraising initiatives.
      * Oversee and/or produce member and donor communications, including
      newsletter, website, annual report and other publications.
      * Work closely with other staff to promote the organization to the media and
      the public.

      Qualifications
      The ideal candidate will have demonstrated leadership skills and:
      * At least five years of effective fundraising experience.
      * An ability to work with many kinds of stakeholders and supporters, and to
      operate within a high energy office as a member of a team.
      * Demonstrated ability to motivate staff and board members to reach
      development goals.
      * Exceptional persuasive writing and editing skills.
      * Documented success in managing non-profit membership and grant programs.
      * Experience planning major fundraising events.

      Salary and Benefits
      Salary is dependent upon experience. GrowSmart Maine offers a competitive
      benefits package.

      To apply
      Please send a letter of interest, describing your qualifications and
      interests, along with a resume, two non-academic writing samples and three
      professional references. Candidates lacking some or all of the above are
      encouraged to provide a compelling argument for why they should be
      considered nonetheless. DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2006.

      Send all correspondence to:
      Alan Caron, President
      GrowSmart Maine
      Sparhawk Mill, 81 Bridge Street
      Yarmouth, Maine 04096
      or email to acaron@gr owsmartmaine.org.

      Website: http://growsmartmaine.org

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      MULTIPLE POSITIONS, TRANSIT FOR LIVABLE COMMUNITIES

      Transit for Livable Communities (TLC) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan community
      organization working to improve the quality of life in Minnesota through a
      more balanced transportation system and increased transportation choices
      such as bus and rail transit, bicycling, and walking.  TLC conducts
      research, provides public education and supports advocacy and organizing
      efforts to improve transportation planning and to promote transit-oriented
      development.

      Visit www.tlcminnesota.org to learn more about our work.


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      ORGANIZER

      Application Deadline: Open until filled

      TLC is seeking a highly motivated individual with communications and
      grassroots organizing experience to serve as TLC's Organizer.

      The position will include the following responsibilities:
      * Crafting grassroots strategy for TLC's state, regional, and local
      campaigns for transportation reform;
      * Building TLC's grassroots membership base;
      * Developing leadership within the membership base;
      * Coordinating membership activities;
      * Managing communications with members and the general public; and
      * Representing TLC in public forums and coalitions.

      Qualifications: Candidates should have at least two years of grassroots
      organizing experience, including experience with coalition work, citizen
      mobilization, leadership development, and strategic campaign planning.
      Candidates should have experience communicating with a variety of audiences
      and constituencies, and should be computer savvy. Coursework or experience
      with transportation and land use policy, and experience with legislative
      advocacy are strongly preferred. Strong oral and written communications
      skills, time management, and decision making skills are essential.


      To apply - mail, fax or e-mail a letter of interest and resume to:

      Lea Schuster, Executive Director
      Transit for Livable Communities
      626 Selby Avenue 2nd Floor, St. Paul, MN 55104
      FAX: 651-221-9831 or EMAIL: tlc@....

      If you need additional information, contact Lea Schuster
      leas@... or at 651-767-0298.


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      WALKING AND BICYCLING PROGRAM MANAGER

      Application Deadline: Open until filled

      TLC is creating a new Walking and Bicycling Program to increase
      opportunities for more bicycling and walking in the region. A significant
      part of the program for the next four years will be the management of a new

      $25 million federally-funded pilot program to encourage walking and
      bicycling in Minneapolis and adjoining communities. This program was
      included in federal transportation legislation enacted in the summer of
      2005.  TLC aims to make this pilot project a national model.

      TLC is seeking a highly skilled individual with program development and
      financial management experience and strong communication skills to serve as
      TLC's Program Manager for the new Walking and Bicycling Program.


      The position will include responsibility for:
      * With the Executive Director and Program Director, overseeing pilot program
      design, budgeting, implementation, reporting, and evaluation;
      * Managing a project advisory committee;
      * Collaborating with agency partners including the Federal Highway
      Administration, the Minnesota Department of Transportation, the Metropolitan
      Council, and local counties and cities;
      * Collaborating with the other pilot communities - Marin County, California;
      Sheboygan, Wisconsin; and Columbia, Missouri - as well as with national
      organizations that advocate for bicycling and walking;    
      * Overseeing consultants providing technical assistance;
      * Developing outreach programs and materials;
      * Representing TLC in public forums and in the media;
      * Supervising interns and possibly additional staff; and
      * Coordinating strategic efforts to advocate for increased local funding and
      support for bicycling and walking in the region.

      Qualifications: Candidates should have at least six years of experience
      designing, implementing, and managing major programs and initiatives.
      Candidates should have experience in the transportation field - with
      activities related to bicycling and walking a real plus. Experience managing
      a federally or state funded program would be helpful. Strong oral and
      written communication, time management, strategic planning and analysis, and
      decision making skills are essential.

      To apply - mail, fax or e-mail a letter of interest and a resume to:

      Lea Schuster, Executive Director
      Transit for Livable Communities
      626 Selby Avenue 2nd Floor, St. Paul, MN 55104
      FAX: 651-221-9831 or email to tlc@...

      If you need additional information, contact Barb Thoman at
      barbt@... or 651-767-0298.

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      DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, NEW JERSEY FUTURE

      Founded in 1987 to promote smarter growth and sustainable development, New
      Jersey Future is a nonpartisan, nonprofit public policy and research
      organization, and the state's oldest and largest smart growth group.

      We seek an enthusiastic, highly motivated and organized individual to direct
      our statewide fundraising program.  Responsibilities will include planning
      and management of our annual Corporate and Individual Campaigns and our
      annual Smart Growth Awards Celebration.  A major objective of the position
      will be to increase the current level of corporate and individual giving
      through identification and cultivation of corporate prospects and major
      donors. Another major objective will be to formalize the fundraising efforts
      into a plan that draws on the strengths of the organization through the use
      of the organization's publications and programs.  The Development Director
      will also assist with an ongoing program to work with major foundations.

      The position will work very closely with the Executive Director in planning,
      managing, and implementing all aspects of the fund-raising program. The
      position will also work closely with the Board of Trustees and the staff of
      New Jersey Future. The Development Director will join a highly successful
      and motivated staff that enjoys strong relationships with its constituency
      and the news media.

      Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have experience in planning,
      developing and implementing an effective fundraising program, an
      appreciation of New Jersey Future's mission and message, a demonstrated
      ability to work with a dynamic and influential Board of Trustees and an
      ability to self-start and also work within a team.  NJ Future will offer a
      generous salary and benefit package that is based on the experience of the
      successful candidate.

      Please send a resume with a cover letter to George Hawkins, Executive
      Director.
      E-mail ghawkins@... or mail to: New Jersey Future, 137 West Hanover
      Street, Trenton, NJ 08618

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      MEMBERSHIP & VOLUNTEER ORGANIZER, SAN FRANCISCO BICYCLE COALITION

      The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition (SFBC) works to promote bicycling for
      everyday transportation. Our 5,000- member grassroots organization is
      considered one of the most active and effective advocacy groups in the city.
      The SFBC's work during the past decade has helped to double the number of
      people biking in San Francisco. We are now striving to increase the
      percentage of trips made by bike in the city to 10% by 2010. The SFBC's top
      strategies include: building a Citywide Bike Network, where people of any
      age, background, or skill level will feel safe and comfortable riding;
      educating motorists and bicyclists about the importance of sharing the road
      responsibly; increasing secure bike parking and access to transit; and
      promoting bicycling as a fun, healthy, and mainstream form of
      transportation.

      We are looking for a highly motivated, talented individual to manage the
      Coalition's membership and volunteer programs, including the following:
      member recruitment and retainment, membership services, volunteer
      recruitment and management, event planning and member communications.

      The Membership & Volunteer Organizer will work closely with and report to
      the Development & Membership Director, and will work with a talented team of
      bicycle advocates on staff and Coalition volunteers.

      The major work areas of the Membership & Volunteer Organizer position
      include the following:

      1) Membership Recruitment & Retainment
      * Implement strategies for annual membership recruitment and retainment,
      including organizing mailings, phone banks, streetside outreach, prospect
      emails, and other event outreach.
      * Work with staff to integrate membership messages into SFBC's advocacy
      work.
      * Organize the SFBC's role in annual Bike to Work Day, and other major
      member acquisition events throughout the year.

      2) Membership Services & Processing
      * Set and implement schedules for member mailings.
      * Respond to members' administrative requests.
      * Keep membership database up-to-date and useful.

      3) Volunteer Recruitment & Management
      * Recruit, train, and manage day-to-day volunteers and interns with a
      priority on membership needs.
      * Serve as leader in organizing volunteers for regular community outreach
      and key events for SFBC, including Bike to Work Day, local bike races,
      VeloSwap, Tour de Fat, Winterfest.
      * Set up, promote, and manage bi-weekly Volunteer nights, with an emphasis
      on membership and program priorities.

      4) Member Communications
      *  Coordinate with other staff to develop and send weekly members' Biker
      Bulletin.
      * Contribute to bi-monthly newsletter.
      * Manage creation and distribution of membership promotional materials, as
      needed.
      * Organize and maintain member communications for membership retainment

      The right candidate for the SFBC's Membership &
      Volunteer Organizer position will
      * Be a creative and motivated self-starter
      * Be capable of and enthused about working with a team
      * Be highly organized
      * Be able to handle multiple tasks at once
      * Be goal-oriented
      * Have strong written and oral communication skills
      * Demonstrate passion for creating a better city
      * Be familiar with bicycle issues
      * Have membership and/or volunteer recruitment or grassroots organizing
      experience
      * Be capable of motivating and managing numerous volunteers
      * Be computer literate
      * Possessing bilingual skills is a plus

      Additional Qualifications:
      People of color and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

      How to Apply:
      Please submit your resume and a letter of interest to Jodie Mederios, SFBC
      Membership Director, either via email to membership@... with the
      subject line: Membership & Volunteer Coordinator search, or via mail to 995
      Market St., Ste. 1550, SF, CA 94103.

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      YOUTH PROGRAMMING COORDINATOR, BIKES NOT BOMBS

      As the demand for Bikes Not Bombs' youth programs have been ever increasing
      over the years, we are seeking to double our youth staff (currently with
      only 1 staff member this won't be as hard as it sounds!). We are looking for
      someone to lead our Summer On-the-Bike Program and our Girl's In Action
      program, in addition to assisting with our Earn-a-bike program and our
      Cycles (Earn-a-bike in schools) program.

      The strongest candidates for the position will be capable of fulfilling the
      roles of teacher, positive role model, and occasional counselor to young
      people involved here at Bikes Not Bombs. The Youth Programming Coordinator
      will need to balance working with young people with doing the administrative
      work that is involved with running a youth program including recruitment,
      enrollment, and retention of young people, curriculum development, volunteer
      management, parent/guardian/teacher contact and support. The Coordinator
      will work closely with the current Youth Bicycle Education Coordinator and
      will be supervised by the Executive Director. People of color, Spanish
      and/or Haitian-Creole speakers, and women strongly encouraged to apply.

      How to Apply:
      For a complete job description, email learn@....

      Please submit cover letter and resume to:
      Matt Soycher @ Bikes Not Bombs either by email learn@... , in
      person, or by mail (59 Amory Street Roxbury, MA 02130).

      *Please feel free to forward as necessary and appropriate*

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      MEMBERSHIP ASSISTANT, LEAGUE OF AMERICAN BICYCLISTS

      Founded in 1880 as the League of American Wheelmen, the League of American
      Bicyclists represents the interests of the nation's 79 million cyclists. The
      League counts 300,000 cyclists and 600 organizations as affiliated members.
      In 1880, when rutted dirt roads challenged bicyclists, over 100,000 wheelmen
      joined the League and advocated for paved roads through the "Good Roads"
      movement, ultimately leading to our national highway system. Today, the
      League carries on its legacy of success through national programs,
      including: Bicycle Friendly Communities Campaign, bike safety education,
      Safe Routes to School, National Bike MonthTM and the National Bike SummitR
      from its offices in Washington, DC.

      The League of American Bicyclists, the national organization of cyclists, is
      seeking a Membership Assistant to sort mail, process income and provide
      general administrative support. An entry-level position ideal for someone
      interested in cycling, and seeking experience with a non-profit
      organization. Email cover letter and resume to marthea@....

      For more information on the League, please visit http://www.bikeleague.org

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      CLIMATE POLICY SPECIALIST, NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL

      The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is a non-profit national
      environmental organization with more than 1.2 million members and online
      activists. We have offices in New York, Washington, D.C., San Francisco and
      Los Angeles. Our staff of over 250 includes attorneys, scientists, policy
      analysts and educators working to protect the environment and public health
      through advocacy and education.

      Position Summary:
      NRDC has an immediate opening for a Climate Policy Specialist to work in its
      Washington, DC office. The Climate Policy Specialist will be responsible for
      conducting and managing the development of technical and economic analyses
      of policies to reduce global warming pollution.

      Essential Functions:
      * Assesses the cost and performance of technologies with the potential to
      reduce emissions.
      * Demonstrates the urgency of adopting emission limits by, for example,
      assessing the long-lived capital investments being made in high emissions
      technologies and evaluating emissions lock-in versus capital stock turnover
      rates.
      * Examines the history of government R&D programs versus regulations in
      bringing new technologies into widespread use and the importance of "induced
      technological progress" or "learning-by-doing" in determining the optimal
      timing and overall costs of climate protection.
      * Evaluates economic models used by various organizations for policy
      analysis and advocacy.
      * Prepares reports, memos, fact sheets and web site content to inform the
      public, the press, and policymakers about these topics.
      * Participates in advocating global warming emission limits before
      Congressional staff, business leaders, and state and federal government
      officials.

      Additional Qualifications:

      Skills & Knowledge Requirements:
      * MA, MS, or Ph.D. in economics, environmental science, engineering, physics
      or similar discipline
      * 3-5 years work experience in climate policy, energy, air pollution or a
      related field.
      * Excellent written and oral communication skills.

      How to Apply:
      Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to HR_DC@.... No
      phone calls or faxes. Applicants must reference where you saw this posting.
      NRDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

      For more information about NRDC, please visit http://www.nrdc.org

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      CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, NATIONAL TELECOMMUTING INSTITUTE

      Company Description
      National Telecommuting Institute, Inc. (NTI), is a rapidly growing
      non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation that hires or locates jobs for Americans
      who must work from home due to any of a wide variety of disabilities. NTI
      employees provide "virtual call center" services to corporations and the
      federal government from distributed remote locations using advanced Internet
      and telephone communications.

      Position Description
      The new position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) reports directly to the
      Executive Director. The COO will be a key member of the corporate staff,
      running the company's daily business operations, making all major decisions
      directly related to routine operations, and working with the Executive
      Director to develop and implement the company's strategy. The COO will help
      design, implement, and manage the systems, practices, and infrastructure
      necessary to continue the company's recent growth. Several of the management
      team members who currently report to the Executive Director of the company
      will report to the new COO.

      Job Responsibilities and Activities
      * Manage the Operating Departments, defining each department's areas of
      responsibility, setting performance goals, and establishing and ensuring
      adherence to annual departmental budgets and staffing plans.
      * Prepare, implement, and manage an annual operating plan based on the
      business plan that includes the scope, budget, staffing, and timing of
      on-going business and special projects.
      * Conduct regularly scheduled staff meetings with the heads of the
      departments to set priorities, coordinate activities in support of the
      business plan, resolve issues, and facilitate clear and rapid staff
      communications.
      * Hire, as necessary, and manage the head of each department.
      * Use knowledge of the company's systems and capabilities to advise the
      Executive Director on corporate planning issues and make recommendations
      concerning major business decisions.
      * Prepare periodic reports for the Executive Director, the board of
      directors, and the heads of the departments summarizing the operational
      status of the company, the company's performance against the annual
      operating plan, and any anticipated changes to the plan that affect the
      company's operating budget or staffing.
      * Help develop a corporate culture that supports the company's strategic
      goals and philosophies within a framework of clear business-driven rewards
      and consequences at all levels.
      * Ensure that the company complies with all federal and state government
      human resources laws and requirements, especially regarding employees with
      disabilities.

      Requirements
      * Ability and eagerness to lead by example.
      * Strong interpersonal communications skills.
      * Significant professional management experience.
      * Comfort with anticipating, planning for, and implementing rapid changes to
      the corporate environment and infrastructure.
      * Familiarity with corporate financial systems, including control and
      treasury functions.
      * Comfort and experience with Microsoft, database, and Internet software and
      technologies.

      NTI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
      There is no relocation paid for this position.

      How to Apply:
      Email your resume and a brief description of your reasons for interest in
      this position to the COO Search Team at indigo4coo@....

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