Transportation Community Engagement Coordinator
**Open until filled.
First review of applications - 9/20/2019**
Apply at www.eugene-or.gov/jobs.
The Transportation Community Engagement Program Coordinator is a key member of the Transportation Planning Team who will support the community engagement and communications work of the City of Eugene Public Works Engineering Division. This position is responsible for managing the Transportation Planning social media presence and monthly InMotion e-newsletter. The position will coordinate public information and outreach efforts to include writing, research, development of engagement strategies, and website management, as well as implement marketing campaigns. The Transportation Community Engagement Coordinator will help build awareness and engage the community on transportation planning projects in a way that is inclusive of the diverse voices and perspectives of our community. An important goal for this position and the City of Eugene is to engage and collaborate with communities of color and other historically marginalized communities through a variety of communications strategies
The ideal candidate: You are a strong writer and able to transform complex program information into engaging content. You like having direct contact with the public and helping people learn more about city services and current initiatives. You enjoy working with social media platforms and are excited about being the Division's go to communications expert. You have a background or strong interest in graphic design and are skilled at create good content, have an artistic eye, and can provide direction to graphic designers. Working in a team environment is ideal for you but you also enjoy forging ahead and working independently. You are detail oriented, enjoy a good research project, and like working in a fast-paced environment with multiple high priorities.
Experience and Training Guidelines - Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Four years of progressively responsible paraprofessional experience in the program or operational area or a related field, including at least two years of experience at the paraprofessional journey-level.
Equivalent to an Associate degree with major course work in the area of assignment, or in transportation planning, strategic communications, social marketing or a related field.