Program/Project Coordinator

Atlanta Regional Commission
Atlanta, Georgia

The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) is the regional planning and intergovernmental coordination agency that focuses on issues critical to the region’s success, including growth and development, transportation, water resources, services for older adults and workforce solutions. ARC is dedicated to unifying the region’s collective resources to prepare the metropolitan area for a prosperous future. This is done through professional planning initiatives, the provision of objective information, and the involvement of the community in collaborative partnerships.

ARC’s Mobility Services Group is seeking a Program/Project Coordinator responsible for the successful completion of Transportation Demand Management (TDM) projects related to employer services and commuter outreach for the Georgia Commute Options (GCO) program. This individual will also function as liaison for funded Transportation Management Association partners and serve as an ARC subject matter expert on TDM issues including carpooling, transit, bicycle and pedestrian enhancement, telework, employer services and other transportation alternatives that may be developed. This candidate will collaborate regionally for the planning and implementation of regional TDM-related promotions, trainings, summits and special events.

GCO is the regional Transportation Demand Management (TDM) program that provides customized worksite assistance, ride-matching services, and incentive programs to help commuters, employers, and schools with solutions for a better commute. GCO incentivizes commuter behavior change from single occupant vehicles to cleaner options such as carpool, vanpool, transit, bike, walk, and/or telework.

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of regional planning, transportation, mobility and equity, and program/project management;
  • Knowledge of regional transportation planning processes and Transportation Demand Management concepts;
  • Basic data analysis and evaluation skills;
  • Experience in managing programs, projects, contractors and consultants;
  • Advanced communications skills to include public speaking, presenting, facilitating, moderating or managing public engagements (meetings and trainings);
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills to interact effectively with internal staff, the ARC Board, contractors and a broad range of active stakeholders;
  • Ability to coordinate and deliver through a matrix management structure;
  • Understanding and willingness to conduct work and demonstrate behaviors in line with ARC’s Guiding Principles;
  • High-level time management skills and ability to work independently and in groups;
  • Proficiency in standard office equipment, MS Office, and related software applications;
  • Experience with Asana or other task management/collaboration software;
  • Skills in project management, critical thinking, and collaborative problem solving.

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