Job Details

Safe Routes to School Program Coordinator

Metro, Portland, Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 12/07/2018

Deadline to apply: December 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm, PST
Salary: $65,124.80 - $87,276.80 annually

Position Summary:
Please note: This is a limited-duration position currently funded through December 31, 2021.

Do you want to help make your community safer for children to walk, roll and bicycle to school? Then you might be a great candidate to create and lead Metro's Safe Routes to School ("SRTS") program.

The Safe Routes to School Program Coordinator is responsible for developing Metro's Safe Routes to School efforts to support and lead education and outreach programs in the region's schools. These local school programs teach and encourage children to use active transportation modes (walking, biking, skating, scootering, etc.) for their travel to school.

You should have experience in working independently with a broad range of community and governmental partners, creating and implementing educational programs, conducting program research, analysis and evaluation, and assisting with developing policy and strategic direction.

A typical workday for this position may include working with external partners (school district leadership and staff, local government jurisdiction staff, parents, and community members) to implement in-school programs, reviewing grant applications or requests for payment to ensure regional goals are being met, or providing technical assistance to partners to support their work of delivering SRTS programs.

At Metro, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

Minimum Requirements:
• At least two years of professional experience working with community groups and governments, program development and analysis and
• Experience tailoring educational programs to public groups including diverse, culturally specific or underserved communities and
• Bachelor's degree in planning, education, community development, public affairs or related field
• Or any combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the job.
• Valid driver's license
• Demonstrated interest and/or experience with transportation (preferred)

To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center.

Application requirements
In addition to the required electronic application, please include a resume and a cover letter describing your experience, knowledge, skills and abilities as it relates to the duties of this position.

Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Complete details: www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs