The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) is the regional planning and intergovernmental coordination agency that focuses on issues critical to the region’s success, including growth and development, transportation, water resources, services for older adults and workforce solutions. ARC is dedicated to unifying the region’s collective resources to prepare the metropolitan area for a prosperous future. This is done through professional planning initiatives, the provision of objective information and the involvement of the community in collaborative partnerships.
The TransFormation Alliance (TFA) is a broad collaborative of private, public and nonprofit organizations dedicated to ensuring that opportunities and benefits provided by investment in transit communities are made available to ALL residents – present and future. Our guiding principles directs our collaborative practices and how we work together. The principles highlight the importance of leading with racial equity and working collaboratively.
The Planner, Senior (Program Manager, TFA) primarily will ensure that all TFA members are working most effectively and efficiently to achieve TFA’s mission, strategic plan, work plans and guiding principles. The position will work closely with the Managing Director to provide thought partnership and deploy strategic direction. Internal operation responsibilities will include overseeing budgetary administration, business operations, grant making, and managing independent contractors as necessary to support the work of TFA. In addition, the Program Manager will manage member coordination to increase collaboration and capacity for impact. The Program Manager works with the Managing Director, TFA Executive Committee and all collaborative members to implement TFA’s strategic plan.
This position is currently funded through TFA’s grant support, which runs for 3 years. At this time, we can only guarantee the role will be funded until the end of 2022, but the goal of TFA is to fund this position beyond 2022.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (equivalent combination acceptable):
In addition to the detailed examples of responsibilities and abilities contained herein, all employees of the Atlanta Regional Commission are expected to model behavior consistent with the below guiding principles which constitute ARC’s Evolution Strategy. Specifically, incumbents are responsible for demonstrating work habits that are: