Safe Routes to School Program Coordinator /RPO Planner – Rutherfordton, NC | 10.14.19

Name of Employer: Isothermal Regional Commission
Employer Website:
Rutherfordton, NC
Job title: Safe Routes to School Program Coordinator /RPO Planner

Job Details / Description

The Program Coordinator (66% of the time) will carry out the responsibilities and activities of the Safe Routes to School grant on behalf of the Isothermal Rural Planning Organization (IRPO), which is part of the Isothermal Planning and Development Commission (IPDC) in Rutherfordton, North Carolina. This is a full-time, grant-funded, and time-limited position.
Key responsibilities include program development/planning, program administration, marketing/outreach, education and training, event promotion, volunteer coordination, and program evaluation.

Job Candidate Qualifications

Minimum Required experience includes B.A. in Geography, Planning, or related field; 1-3 Years of Experience; and Interest in Multi-modal transportation with a focus on Bike/Ped. Preferred experience and qualifications include: Master’s Degree; 3-5 Years of Experience; Demonstrated skill in one or more of the following:

  • Developing educational programs for K-8 grades
  • Ability to Work with Partners/Volunteers
  • Ability to use GIS or a Strong Willingness to Learn
  • Social Media Experience

How to Apply

Position(s) are open until filled with first round of review beginning on November 11, 2019.

Applications are accessed on the Isothermal Planning Commission Website. Resume, cover letter, and signed application must be submitted to

Isothermal Planning and Development Commission is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.


Posted on

October 14, 2019

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