Director of Transportation Justice – Planetizen

Experience Level: Senior
AICP Certification: AICP Not required
Salary: $95,000 and $120,000 depending on experience

About Urban Habitat
Founded in 1989, Urban Habitat brings race and class to the forefront of transportation, land use, and housing policies to create a Bay Area where low-income people of color can live in just and connected neighborhoods. We partner with local organizations to win equitable policies and build power so low-income people of color can thrive and prosper in their communities.
We are a small and nimble organization that helps build movement infrastructure for transformative change that addresses structural inequities impacting historically disenfranchised communities.
Position Overview
The Director of Transportation Justice will report to the Executive Director and provide policy analysis, research, technical assistance, and advocacy support to local and regional policy and advocacy campaigns that advance transportation justice, as well as guide the strategic direction and role of the organization in the transportation justice movement. This includes building the relationship between the transportation, mobility, and climate justice fields. Much of this work will take place within coalitions; the position will play a lead role in coalition coordination, infrastructure development, and setting policy priorities and campaign strategy. The Director of Transportation Justice will also participate in the organization’s leadership development programs.
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Characteristics of the Position
The salary for this position is between $95,000 and $120,000 depending on experience, with full medical, dental, and vision benefits with employee premiums paid 100% by Urban Habitat (based on Kaiser rates). We offer generous paid vacation and holiday leave, as well as monthly public transportation and personal wellness stipends.
As of October 2022, we are working in the office two days a week. It is Urban Habitat’s policy that all staff be fully vaccinated before hire (there are exceptions for certain medical or religious reasons).
Application Instructions
Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis until the position is filled. Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and three references to [email protected].
Please put “Director of Transportation Justice” in the subject line of your email.
Email: [email protected]
Posted October 26, 2022, 11:40 AM PDT
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