Project Director for Urban & Environmental Policy Institute - Moving Forward Network
The Urban & Environmental Policy Institute (UEPI) Project Director works closely with the Executive Director and serves as senior leadership for the Institute. Specifically, Project Directors are responsible for overall Project Management, staff/student/intern hiring and supervision, leadership within UEPI and with the College, budget development and management, and internal and external communications.
This Project Director provides leadership and management of the Moving Forward Network (MFN), a national coalition housed at the Urban & Environmental Policy Institute (UEPI) at Occidental College. MFN membership includes more than 50 organizations representing community-based groups, national environmental organizations, and academic institutions in over 20 major U.S. cities that are committed to reducing the public health harms created by our country’s freight transportation system. The MFN Project Director is responsible for the management of operations for MFN, oversight of project deliverables and strategic direction, fundraising and sustainability efforts, and ensuring that scope of work activities are carried out, that deliverables and reporting requirements are met. The Project Director works in a team with the MFN Campaign Director to staff and lead the MFN.