New York Job Alert: Streetopia Campaign Manager

Transportation Alternatives
This position is located in New York, NY

Position Overview

Transportation Alternatives seeks a strong strategic thinker and savvy communicator for our Streetopia campaign. The Streetopia Campaign Manager will work with our staff and partners to hone goals, craft messaging and devise strategy to transform New York City streets and transportation policy.

For more information, or to apply, visit the job posting on the organziation’s website.

New York Job Alert: Part-Time Data Entry Assistant

Transportation Alternatives
This position is located in New York, NY

Position Overview

We are seeking a Part-Time Data Entry Assistant to support Transportation Alternatives’ growing advocacy and membership programs. TransAlt is a member-funded non-profit organization, working for better bicycling, walking and public transit in New York City.

The Data Entry Assistant will work under the direct supervision of TransAlt’s CRM Manager. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience working in the Salesforce CRM.

This position is for approximately 20-25 hours per week.

Responsibilities

●Work with Data Team to ensure the quick ingestion of petitions from the field into our CRM.

●Coordinate with CRM Manager to ensure data is accurate, clean, and organized.

●Help Field Organizing Coordinator with tasks as relates to improving workflow and performance issues around petition ingestion.

●Resolve duplicate contact records

Qualifications

●Experience with Salesforce is a plus

●Experience working in a non-profit setting helpful but not required

●Excellent organizational and time-management skills

●Strong attention to detail

●Superior problem-solving skills

●Ability to work independently

How to Apply

job_applications@transalt.org

https://www.transalt.org/job-opportunities-and-fellowships

Please send cover letter and resume to job_applications@transalt.org with ‘Data Entry Assistant Search’ in the subject line.

 

Transportation Alternatives is committed to workplace diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, political orientation or any other characteristic protected by federal state or local law.

New York Job Alert: Project Manager, Department of Planning & Development

Project Manager, Department of Planning & Development
LIC Partnership (LICP)

This position is located in Long Island City, NY.

LIC Partnership (LICP) is the local development corporation for Long Island City (LIC). Our mission is to advocate for economic development that benefits the area’s industrial, commercial, tech, cultural, tourism, and residential sectors. The goal is to attract new businesses to LIC, retain those already here, welcome new residents and visitors, and promote a vibrant and authentic mixed-use community. Among other efforts, we operate the Long Island City Business Improvement District (LICBID) and LIC Industrial Business Zone (LICIBZ), providing business services and assistance. For more information on the organization and LIC, see licqns.com.

LIC is experiencing a period of explosive development and transformation, and LICP is providing even more services to meet the demands of LIC’s changing community. To better understand the community and meet its growing needs, LICP recently completed Phase 1 of a groundbreaking LIC Comprehensive Plan effort. The Phase 1 Summary Report and supporting work can all be found online at http://www.longislandcityqueens.com/licplan/. A key finding was that the streetscape and wayfinding assets in LIC need to be greatly enhanced to improve circulation, provide a safe and inviting atmosphere, connect the various sectors in our mixed-use community, bridge economic divides, and leverage and support our cultural resources.

One of the significant parts of LIC requiring attention to its physical conditions is the area on the East Side of the Sunnyside Rail Yards within the Industrial Business Zone, and adjancent parcels and crossings (“Target Area”). We are seeking to hire a Project Manager (PM) as part of our Planning and Development Department with the LICP, whose primary responsibilities will be to address transportation, planning, and design issues associated with the Target Area. This PM will report to the Director of Planning and Development, who in turn reports to the President.

This is a unique opportunity to thrive in a small, fast-paced organization across a wide range of projects and in a community-driven role in a rapidly growing neighborhood.

Interested candidates may send their resume, cover letter, three (3) references, and relevant work samples to the Director of Planning & Development, Jeannette Rausch President of the LICP, at jrausch@licpartnership.org with the subject line “Project Manager Position”.

LIC Partnership is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to workplace diversity.

For the full position description, please visit the position posting.

NJ Internship Opportunity: NJ Transit

Summer 2017 Internship Opportunity – NJ TRANSIT Bus Service Planning

Application deadline: April 21, 2017

This position is located in NJT Headquarters, 1 Penn Plaza, Newark, New Jersey

Primary Tasks

Under the direction of NJ TRANSIT’s Director of Bus Service Planning and under the direction of Principal & Senior Service Planners within the Bus Service Planning unit, the intern will be responsible for performing various tasks associated with the service planning process pertaining to public bus routes and services in Northern New Jersey.

  • Review passenger and/or operating data and learn how to property identify service issues affecting bus routes in Northern New Jersey.
  • Outline data collection needs for the resolution of specific bus service problems.
  • Develop specific service proposals for quarterly bus service changes to remedy problems or improve service quality and develop bus operation plans with appropriate levels of supporting data.
  • Conduct tasks necessary for the timely implementation of bus service changes including the preparation of information packages (public timetables & customer notices) for internal and external communication.

Requirements & knowledge

Full or part time enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program with a focus on any of the following fields of study: transportation, planning, engineering, economics, finance or accounting or related. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite or equivalent required.

Details

  • Work Hours: up to 40 work hours per week available either as full days or partial days.
  • Duration of Internship: Commencing early June 2017 thru mid-August 2017. Possibility of continuing internship thru Fall 2017.
  • Compensation: Internships are paid a rate of $12.00/hr. to $20.00/hr. based upon academic credentials
  • To apply, submit a cover letter highlighting areas of specific learning/career interest along with a resume including daytime contact information (please include e-mail address and contact phone number) to:

Mr. Brian Siegel, Senior Planner
NJ TRANSIT
1 Penn Plaza East – 4 th Floor
Newark, NJ 07105-2246
Via e-mail to: bsiegel@njtransit.com

NYC Job Alert: Manager, Title VI Compliance

Manager, Title VI Compliance
NYC Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)

This position is located in Manhattan, NY.

Summary:

Under supervision of the Deputy Chief Diversity Officer, EEO & Title VI Compliance, this position is responsible for assuring compliance with federal regulations through auditing, monitoring, tracking, training and reporting the Authority’s compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Environmental Justice and Limited English Proficiency requirements, and other related civil rights legislation and FTA issues. Administer, direct and coordinate the Authority’s Title VI and Limited English Proficiency plans. Additionally, the incumbent will develop federal and state regulatory reports, as well as internal reports for the Diversity Committee of the MTA Board, and provide data and other statistical information as per request from legal and other departments.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and administer the Authority-wide Title VI, Environmental Justice and Limited English Proficiency and plan/program(s).
  • Audit and monitor the administration of program policies, practices and procedures to ensure equity and nondiscrimination in the delivery of agency services, programs and benefits. Provide documentation for defense and make feasible recommendations when necessary.
  • Design, prepare, and revise reporting formats, procedures, and guidelines for the Title VI program.
  • Gather, analyze, and evaluate data about the composition of the agencies’ service areas to ensure equity and nondiscrimination to minority and low-income populations.
  • Assist in the preparation of reports or sections of reports, and perform related activities.

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