Position Details: Full-time salaried positions with benefits
Three positions available, based in Los Angeles or Chicago
Salary range depending on qualifications: $50,000 - $60,000
Currently remote; hybrid remote/in-office model to come
The Shared-Use Mobility Center (SUMC) is a non-profit public interest organization promoting multimodal transportation systems that work for all. Through pilot projects, research, capacity-building, and advocacy, SUMC helps communities realize a vision of an equitable and sustainable mobility future. SUMC is expanding its LA and Chicago offices to serve a growing set of programs that support practitioners and stakeholders in pursuing transportation equity and innovation. These capacity-building programs disseminate knowledge and resources throughout a rapidly growing mobility ecosystem of public agencies, community-based organizations, Native American tribes, and private sector mobility providers. Foremost among these programs are the Accelerating Innovative Mobility National Network (AIM-NNet) and the California Clean Mobility Options Voucher Pilot Program (CMO):
The Program Associate will work closely with SUMC’s Chicago and California teams to support the organization’s growing technical assistance and capacity-building work. The position presents a rare opportunity to work across the public and private sectors to shape the future of mobility around climate and social equity goals. SUMC staff are responsible for a wide range of duties in a thoughtful, creative, fast-paced atmosphere. Depending on needs at the time, the Program Associate will be responsible for delivering technical assistance, writing and developing tools and resources, facilitating training and peer exchange, and managing administrative tasks. Subject matter is wide-ranging and may include transportation planning, community engagement, procurement, public-private partnerships, accessibility, data management, and innovative technology, such as trip-planning software, multimodal payment, and electric vehicle charging infrastructure. The Program Associate will have routine contact with transportation leaders and other practitioners doing some of the most innovative work at the intersection of mobility, equity, and climate.
Program Associate Duties May Include:
Compensation and Benefits:
SUMC offers a salary and benefits package competitive with similar non-profit organizations in California and Illinois. Starting salary will be between $50,000 and $60,000. Benefits include a healthy offering of paid time off; employer-provided medical, dental, vision, and life insurance policies with employer contributions; 401k retirement plan; and transit benefits.
Applications received through September 22nd, 2021 will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Please email a cover letter, resume/CV, and writing sample to [email protected] indicating the position you’re applying for in the subject line. No phone calls please.