Associate Director, Electric Vehicles/Clean Transportation
|City:||Oakland or Washington Preferred (flexible)|
|# of Openings:||1|
Job Title: Associate Director, Electric Vehicles/Clean Transportation Initiative
Reports To: Director, Electric Vehicles Initiative
Context: The Sierra Club has long been a leader on transportation issues. The Electric Vehicles/Clean Transportation Initiative works to accelerate the US market for electric cars and buses as one essential way to slash oil use and greenhouse gas emissions. The Initiative also collaborates closely with teams focused on federal fuel efficiency and local and state transit and healthy communities’ efforts. The Associate Director plans, manages and evaluates operational aspects of the Electric Vehicles/Clean Transportation Initiative. Leads collaborative efforts across all elements of the Sierra Club to grow grassroots power for the campaign in order to achieve clean transportation for all. Directly supports the Director by ensuring the campaign is implemented in an effective manner.
Scope: The Associate Director provides experienced operational leadership of the Electric Vehicles/Clean Transportation Initiative to Sierra Club staff and volunteers. Provides leadership and ensures implementation of key aspects of the campaign. Offers strategic guidance and translates lessons learned to campaign members. Manages and monitors campaign reporting and expenses, assigns priorities, and develops or assists with work plans in collaboration with stakeholders such as campaign delivery teams, chapters, and Communications, Organizing, Legal, Federal Policy, and Digital Strategies departments. Together with key volunteers and staff, manages process of periodic transportation-related grants to chapters. Evaluates the success of the campaign using tools such as ‘Managing for Results’ and the organizational dashboard. Evaluates changing conditions and modifies plans accordingly. Acts as a trusted advisor to staff colleagues and volunteers. Represents Sierra Club to internal leaders, the media, and donors. Develops and advances special projects as assigned by the Director.
Knowledge and Skills:
This position is represented by a collective bargaining unit and is subject to the terms and conditions of the contract between Sierra Club and John Muir Local or Sierra Employee Alliance, depending on location.
The Sierra Club offers competitive salary package commensurate with skills and experience plus excellent benefits that include medical, dental, and vision coverage, and a retirement savings 401(k) plan. This is a category 3 exempt position.
Sierra Club is a 501(c)(4) organization. Sierra Club does not sponsor H1B visas.
The Sierra Club is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.
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