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CMT Seeking Senior Program Manager to Join the Team

Senior Program Manager of Citizens for Modern Transit

Position Summary

Seeking a Senior Program Manager responsible for program development and management, membership management, writing/securing grants and more. This is a full-time position with a comprehensive compensation package.


As Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) continues to further its transit advocacy efforts – locally, regionally and across the state – the organization is expanding its staff to include a Senior Program Director. CMT is seeking a talented, hardworking, self-starter with a background in: program development and management; implementation of education and advocacy efforts; grant writing; and executive-level interaction with a 26-member Board of Directors and the 1,000+ individual, business and organizational members of CMT. The candidate must possess strong written and verbal communications skillsets. A background in and passion for public transportation is preferred.



  • Establishing and implementing community engagement and relationship-building efforts
  • Developing and cultivating membership
  • Developing and managing programming
  • Identifying and managing grant opportunities
  • Working with the Executive Director and Board to further the organization’s vision and goals
  • Utilizing communications tools, website, publications and marketing materials to help explain the link between public transportation and economic development, job creation, health and the vitality of local communities
  • Serving as a professional representative of the organization among local communities, organizations and groups, as directed by CMT’s Executive Director
  • Proactively look for new opportunities for the organization
  • Other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director



  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in program management, development/membership work and/or advocacy work
  • Experience in program development and fundraising
  • Ability to build and maintain community partnerships and collaborations
  • Committed to the principles of public transit and possesses a strong desire to work with other groups to further the mission of CMT
  • Capable of working independently
  • Demonstrated versatility
  • Adaptability to changing job requirements a strong plus

The salary for this position starting at $60,000 plus benefits.

CMT is an equal opportunity employer. For confidential consideration, please send your cover letter and resume to as ONE SAVED DOCUMENT.  Resumes must be received no later than 5 p.m. on July 30, 2022. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

No calls please. Initial interviews with the search committee will begin in August, 2022.

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