Byways Specialist Opportunity at America’s Byways Resource Center


March 25, 2011

Applications are accepted until April 15, 2011

 

A staff promotion has created an employment opportunity at America’s Byways Resource Center for a full-time Byways Specialist. This person will serve as the primary contact for assigned nationally designated scenic byway organizations, State byway coordinators, partner organizations and State byway programs. The position involves providing technical assistance, information, contacts and support to further the goals of the National Scenic Byways Program and the goals outlined by local byway groups. .

Essential qualifications include:
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentations and training, writing grants, informational articles, etc.
• Strong organizational skills
• Facilitation skills to conduct meetings, problem-solving and fact-finding sessions and mediation

Qualified candidates must possess a sense of vision and follow-through to accomplish goals, the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with people at an individual and organizational level, the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, and self-motivation to work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment.
Experience working with the National Scenic Byways Program is desired. Other experience could include working with community groups and at various levels of government and private organizations, professional work experience at the multi-State or national level, or work in planning, tourism, marketing, transportation, or historic preservation.

The Resource Center operates under a Cooperative Agreement between the Arrowhead Regional Development Commission and the Federal Highway Administration.

This position requires frequent travel. Excellent salary and benefits package. For application materials see:

http://www.ardc.org/Default.asp?PageID=456

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