We’re Looking for a Regional Policy Manager in Southern CA
July 13, 2016 Leave a comment
At the Safe Routes to School National Partnership, our employees ignite our mission. It is the passion, commitment and deep knowledge of our staff that builds the momentum of our movement. Our employees work to achieve policy and programmatic change and to develop champions for safe walking, bicycling, and active living, enhancing livability and quality of life in all communities.
We’re looking for someone with the passion and expertise to impact funding and policy on active transportation and Safe Routes to School in Southern California. The Safe Routes to School National Partnership is now accepting applications for a Regional Policy Manager in Southern California.
The Regional Policy Manager will serve as one of two staff for the National Partnership’s dedicated regional policy work in Southern California. As such, the Regional Policy Manager works with a network of stakeholders and leads work with government agencies on strategies to increase funding and improving policies that result in more infrastructure and programs to support safe walking and bicycling for children and families, especially in lower-income communities. The Regional Policy Manager will be instrumental in providing Safe Routes to School program and policy technical assistance as needed, and will collaborate with other policy managers in California.
Required qualifications include: a bachelor’s degree (advanced degree preferred); knowledge of Safe Routes to School, transportation and/or public health issues; a minimum of two years proven success in a policy, campaign or advocacy position; experience with network/coalition building; and exceptional communication skills including strong public speaking skills. Details on job responsibilities, qualifications and specific instructions on how to apply are available here. This position works from a home office in Southern California.
Applications are due by Monday, July 25 at 5pm PDT. However, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.