Now Hiring! Equitable Transportation Project Coordinator
The Scranton Area Community Foundation, in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, and dozens of community partners, has created the NEPA Equitable Transportation Council. The Council, comprised of over eighty community members and leaders, has engaged numerous diverse sectors, such as nonprofit, health care, social service, and private sector organizations, to advance the mission and vision of the Council.
The mission of the Council is to advance the dialogue and actionable strategy around equitable transportation access in the northeastern Pennsylvania region through inclusive stakeholder engagement, building effective partnerships, leveraging additional resources and seeking out and recognizing effective solutions. The vision of the Council is that all Northeast Pennsylvania residents feel part of a thriving region thanks to a comprehensive and equitable transportation system that creates and expands opportunities. Life is better because everyone has access to possibilities. The goals of the Council include creating economic and workforce development and improving access to health care and social services through the development of a more equitable and comprehensive transportation system in our region.
The Scranton Area Community Foundation, through the support of the Council, is seeking a Equitable Transportation Project Coordinator who can help in coordinating the convenings of the Council, acting as a liaison with subcommittees, and executing the Council’s goals. This position will be an integral component of reaching our collective goals, particularly with the vast array of Council stakeholders involved, and the multiple priority areas.
The Equitable Transportation Project Coordinator is a two-year part-time contracted position. Compensation would be $25 per hour with approximately an expected 25 hours per week.
- Coordinate Council activities, resources, and information
- Work with Council leadership to ensure projects are being executed in a timely fashion and in a manner that is conducive to the mission and vision of the Council
- Liaise with stakeholders to identify and define requirements, scope, and objectives of each Council project
- Make sure that stakeholders’ needs are met as projects evolve
- Help prepare budgets as requested or required
- Monitor project progress and handle any issues that arise
- Prepare funding applications under the direction of Scranton Area Foundation leadership
- Act as the point of contact and communicate project status to all participants
- Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans, and reports
- Maintaining and monitoring project plans, project schedules, work hours, budgets, and expenditures
- Organizing, preparing, attending, and participating in stakeholder meetings
- Documenting and following up on important actions and decisions from meetings
- Preparing, with Council leadership, necessary presentation materials for meetings
- Ensuring project deadlines are met
- Providing administrative support as needed
- Undertaking project tasks as required
- Developing project strategies as needed
- Ensuring projects adhere to Council mission and vision and all documentation is maintained appropriately for each project
- Assess project risks and issues and provide solutions where applicable
- Ensure stakeholder views are managed towards the best solution
- Chair and facilitate meetings where appropriate and distribute minutes to all project team members
- Create a project management calendar for fulfilling each goal and objective.
- Bachelor degree in business or related field of study
- Proven work experience as a Project Coordinator or similar role is preferred
- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Drive
- An ability to prepare schedules and step-by-step action plans
- Solid organizational skills, including multitasking and time-management
- Exceptional verbal, written and presentation skills
- Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
- Ability to work on tight deadlines
- Qualified candidates will provide professional references.
- Please email your resume and cover letter to Maggie@safdn.org. Please include “Equitable Transportation Project Coordinator” in the subject line.
- Applications must be received no later than March 2nd, 2018.
The Scranton Area Foundation is an equal employment opportunities (EEO) employer to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.