Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust,

Project Manager

Posted
12 days ago
Employment type
Full Time
Location
Los Angeles
Closing date

About this organization

The Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust facilitates change by collaborating with low‐income communities of color in multiplying their power and influence over the use of land. We work with residents to increase access to parks and gardens, while organizing to change local policies to develop more equitable park and food systems for generations to come.

About this job

The Project Manager oversees and leads the development of park projects including leading participatory design processes, supporting grant writing, community organizing, and new project vetting.

Roles & responsibilities

Key Responsibilities Include:

• Manage outreach, design and construction process for all park and green space projects.

• Ensure that projects are constructed and/or implemented according budget, timeframe and professional standards.

• Hire, coordinate with and oversee consultants during the creation of designs, drawings, construction documents.

• Coordinate with consultants, contractors, City and County agencies, and other entities necessary to attain proper approvals, permits and other project‐specific requirements.

• Collect, organize, and interpret community member and stakeholder input and feedback.

• Create and/or assist with the creation of designs and materials for distribution to community members and project stakeholders.

• Assist with research to determine feasibility of potential properties and projects.

• Support fundraising, outreach, and communications by providing graphics, maps, designs, project narratives, project budgets, and other information

• Assist with various events and celebrations as needed.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

• Degree in landscape architecture, architecture, urban planning or related field with at least 3 years of professional experience.

• Demonstrated consciousness of racial justice, environmental racism and equity.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Demonstrated experience working with low‐income communities of color.

• A California Driver’s License.

• Ability and willingness to work in a fast‐paced work environment.

• Willingness to work after hours and weekends when necessary and ability to work independently.

• Must thrive on change, innovation and teamwork.

To apply

Email a cover letter and resume to tkjer@lanlt.org. No phone calls please