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CNT (Center for Neighborhood Technology). |
|Job Type:||Full Time|
|Experience Required:||10+ years|
|State/Province:||IL - Illinois|
The Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) seeks an experienced, dynamic and creative professional to lead and grow its Transportation and Community Development program, described below and at www.cnt.org and www.cnt.org/tcd. The position is available immediately.
Founded in 1978, CNT (www.cnt.org) is an award-winning urban sustainability innovations laboratory that develops, tests, and replicates innovative programs and policies to make urban communities more livable, affordable, and sustainable, creating tangible community economic and environmental benefits. CNT’s work promotes the efficient use of energy, water, transportation, land, and infrastructure resources, aiming to simultaneously improve both the economy and the environment, while reducing the cost of living. CNT’s work combines cutting-edge research and analysis, public policy advocacy, the creation of web-based information tools for transparency and accountability, and the advancement of social ventures which speed adoption of these innovations.
CNT products and practices being applied or adopted around theU.S.include:
CNT is a 2009 winner of the MacArthur Foundation Award for Creative and Effective Organizations, and has a staff of 108 including two affiliates, CNT Energy and I-Go. CNT staff are located in Chicago, San Francisco and Washington DC. CNT is a recognized leader in the fields of sustainable communities and local economic development strategy, and holds leadership positions with the Congress for a New Urbanism, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, the Transportation Research Board, and the Surface Transportation Policy Partnership.
The Center for Neighborhood Technology seeks an experienced professional as the leader of its Transportation and Community Development Program (TCD). The program’s mission of which is to increase the location efficiency of urban regions by supporting and developing vibrant sustainable communities around existing land use and transportation assets.
To meet this challenge CNT has developed tools and metrics which make transparent the benefits of transit, transit-oriented development, and freight rail-oriented industrial revitalization; and assists cities and regions in identifying and pursuing transportation-centered development strategies that foster resource efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and reduce household cost of living.
CNT seeks a creative and effective leader with the vision and skills to help redirect public and private investment flows in the United States toward smart, livable communities. This person will work closely with CNT’s Water, Energy and Geographic Research and Information divisions. The Director reports to CNT’s CEO.
The preferred candidate is an organized, collaborative, and creative professional with strong communication and interpersonal skills. He or she will have the ability to anticipate issues; propose solutions; represent them in public venues; implement them successfully with flexibility, persistence and resilience; and to creatively work with partners, networks, and leaders, both nationally and locally.
The Center for Neighborhood Technology is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age disability, veteran status, or marital status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, termination, promotion, transfer, layoff, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Salary is commensurate with experience. To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to:
Human Resources , Center for Neighborhood Technology, 2125 W. North Avenue,Chicago,IL60647
Fax to 773-278-3840 or email to email@example.com
No phone calls please.