Sr. Director, Trail Development Projects

Washington, DC, Washington, United States

Job Description

Rails to Trails Conservancy, a national trails, walking and bicycling advocacy organization, is actively recruiting for a Sr. Director, Trail Development Projects. This is a fantastic job opportunity for those with a strong background in urban planning, public administration, conservation or related field.

The Senior Director of Projects is a new position that will support the VP of Trail Development in growing and managing the Trail Development team; as well as collaborating as part of a multi-disciplinary team to implement RTC’s TrailNation projects, which span cities and regions nationwide. This position will be responsible for overseeing up to 3 projects in RTC’s TrailNation portfolio. This is an amazing opportunity for a strategic, creative, and results-oriented professional with exceptional management, program development, and implementation skills to join a successful organization in a leadership position.

Salary: $90,000

Languages needed: English.

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About the company

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) serves as the national voice for more than 160,000 members and supporters, 31,000 miles of rail-trails and multi-use trails, and more than 8,000 miles of potential trails waiting to be built, with a goal of creating more walkable, bikeable communities in America.

Our national office is located in Washington, D.C., with regional offices in California, Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Required education and skills

  • 8 – 10 years of progressively responsible experience managing complex and multi-disciplinary projects for an organization, including supervising direct reports.
  • Strong ability to engage with a wide variety of stakeholders, both internally and externally, with the goal of building support for the projects and effectively managing day to day operations.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a matrix management, nonprofit organization
  • Masters degree in urban planning, conservation planning, public administration, real estate or a related field strongly preferred

How to apply

To apply,  Please mail, fax or email cover letter, résumé, and three professional references to:

Human Resources Manager
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
The Duke Ellington Building
2121 Ward Court, NW, 5th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20037

Email: elton@railstotrails.org
Fax: 202.223.9257

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