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Executive Director

Shared-Use Mobility Center (SUMC)
Chicago, IL and Los Angeles, CA
United States
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The Shared-Use Mobility Center is dedicated to achieving equitable, affordable and environmentally sound mobility options through the efficient sharing of transportation assets. New forms of shared mobility offer promising opportunities to address some of the most critical issues facing society by reducing transportation costs, lessening air pollution and expanding access to jobs, opportunity and a better quality of life. That is why SUMC’s mission is focused on bringing together the public, private and nonprofit sectors to forge partnerships, develop resources and advance new solutions to reduce reliance on private automobiles and increase access to cost-effective transportation options.

The SUMC Board of Directors is seeking a visionary and passionate nonprofit executive director to lead the organization, raise revenue and help ensure its mission is achieved. With support from the Board and staff, the Executive Director will ensure SUMC continues playing a national leadership role in shaping, and improving upon, the quality of transit and shared mobility while also maintaining a strong financial base and a dedicated staff.  A commitment to achieving racial equity, diversity, and inclusion among staff and constituents is essential.

Among other skills, the ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Lead, motivate and manage a staff of 17 who are located in two main offices (Chicago, Los Angeles);
  • Maintain, manage and grow SUMC’s $3 million annual budget and
  • Oversee the organization’s strategic direction in a quickly changing field.

Please see the full job description for more detail and how to apply.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as practicable. To read more about the job and learn how to apply, click here.

This is a full time, exempt position. SUMC is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes company holidays and vacation; sick and personal leave; medical, dental, vision and life insurance; 401(k) plan and a pre-tax transit option.


Published on:
August 21, 2020 - 8:46am
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