The Traffic21’s vision is to improve the metropolitan quality of
life significantly and measurably through transportation and
focuses on common challenges facing cities to develop shared,
scalable solutions that can be deployed across the network.
Carnegie Mellon University's H. John Heinz III College’s Traffic21
is seeking an Executive Director to support and carryout the vision
and mission of the Institute. This is an excellent opportunity for
someone who is enthusiastic about our work and who has the in-depth
skills and know-how to support the Institute.
We are seeking a hands-on and innovator and someone who thrives in
an exciting and challenging work environment.
Your core responsibilities will include:
- Being responsible for the ongoing strategic efforts to build
and expand partnerships, funding for new initiatives, maintaining
current relationships as well as growing the visibility and
reputation of the University, College and of Traffic21, Mobiltiy21
- Leading all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the
Traffic21 Institute and the T-SET and Mobility21 National
University Transportation Centers Study and is a key driver of
critical and high priority projects.
- Providing strategic direction for the development and
implementation of Traffi21, Mobility21 and T-SET programs,
budgetary, and management policies.
- Providing day-to-day initiative, leadership, and staff
management of Mobility21 Traffic21 and T-SET.
Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued
proficiencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member
who can effectively interact with a varied population of internal
and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking
for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission
of the university through their work.
You should demonstrate:
You should have strong networking, negotiations, and program
management skills paired with outstanding strategic planning and
implementation skills. Adaptability, excellence, and passion are
vital qualities in this role.
- Master’s degree in Public Policy, Business Administration,
Transportation Engineering, Planning or associated area
- Eight (8) years of supervisory staffing experience, program
management, government relations, fundraising, grant writing,
corporate relations, and similar experience
- Successful background check
You should be able to travel both
domestically and internationally and be willing to work outside of
normal business hours as needed.
This is a grant-funded position.
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