Behavior Change

We’re Hiring: TDM Coordinator for College Mobility

June 12, 2018

Students on St. Thomas University's campus

UPDATE: This position has been filled. Thank you to all who applied!

Move Minnesota is excited to announce that we are currently accepting applications for a TDM Coordinator. This position will work closely with Twin Cities area colleges and universities to implement smaller TDM projects.

Position: TDM (Transportation Demand Management) Coordinator
Reports Directly to: Program Manager
Status: part-time 

Organization Summary:

Move Minnesota is the largest transportation advocacy nonprofit in the state. Based in St. Paul, we are working to ensure every Minnesotan has access to transportation options that are safe, affordable, sustainable, and healthy. Our team is hard-working, mission-driven, collaborative, and fun. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a flexible work environment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Embedding equity in organizational practices is a core value at our merged organization, resulting in culturally inclusive services, materials, resources, and programs. Our hiring and business practices appreciate the strengths offered through different backgrounds and perspectives.

Position Summary:

The Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Coordinator position is a part-time position that will conduct targeted outreach to Twin Cities colleges and universities around transportation options. They will be responsible for implementing established contracts and services that promote the use of green transportation modes such as transit, ridesharing, biking, walking, and telework. The ideal candidate will have an interest and experience in transportation options and feel comfortable talking about these options with students, faculty, and staff, understanding the motivations for why a college or university might want to invest in TDM, and then working with the college or university to understand what transportation options are available, and create solutions. They will enjoy working on smaller transportation projects from start to finish, such as reporting and analysis, experiential learning events, and staff/student trainings.

Job Type: Part Time, 20-25 hours per week including benefits. This is a grant-funded position through December 31st, 2019.

Salary & Compensation: $18-$22 per hour. Salary for this position is commensurate with experience and competitive with similar nonprofits. Benefits include health and dental insurance, retirement plan, paid time off, short-term/long-term disability, life insurance, bus pass.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in developing, managing, and executing TDM projects and on-going programming at a given college or university such as tabling, trainings, administration of incentive programs, and commuter benefits policy consultations
  • Plans, leads, and evaluates experiential learning events (such as transit tours, group bike rides, walking tours), incentive contests, and other smaller TDM projects
  • Collaborates with other program team members as needed
  • Attends local and regional conferences, workshops, and partner meetings
  • Assists in maintaining commuter metrics and provide thoughtful reporting and analysis on college pass, Metropass, and bicycle count data as needed to drive decision making
  • Organizes and facilitates meetings and communications with key clients to convey alternative transportation programs, options, and incentives
  • Under direction of program manager, leads initiatives associated with multimodal transportation needs of the college community, such as conducting commuter surveys of students, faculty, and staff
  • Other duties as assigned by program manager

We expect all staff to follow our Organizational Expectations and Values:


  • Visionary Leadership: We look beyond the status quo to imagine new possibilities
  • Equity: We value a transportation system that affords all people economic opportunity and inclusion in community life
  • Community Engagement: We believe the best solutions are achieved by careful listening, shared learning, and empowered collaboration
  • Excellence: We are guided by rigorous research, innovative thinking, and community dialogue
  • Stewardship: We value responsible use of public investment and our shared natural resources to preserve these assets for future generations.
  • As part of a cross-functional team, actively supports the growth and development of each team member
  • Maintains professional affiliations and enhances professional growth and development to keep current in the latest trends
  • As necessary, attends professional meetings and seminars at the local, regional, or state level to keep abreast of happenings and developments in related matters
  • Carries out other duties and responsibilities as directed by the Program Manager

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated intercultural competency skills and experience in cross-cultural collaboration, including the ability to discuss individual and systemic inequity and its impact on this work
  • One (1) to three (3) years of relevant experience in transportation demand management, customer service, marketing, and/or communications OR bachelor’s degree preferred in Business, Urban Planning, Geography, Marketing, Transportation, Public Administration, or another related field
  • Writing skills with the ability to research information and produce clear, concise correspondence and reports
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills sufficient to interact effectively and tactfully with diverse groups of people and situations, and to explain complex policies and procedures
  • Strong skills in project coordination, program planning, and implementation
  • Existing knowledge of walking, biking, and transit in the Twin Cities as modes of transportation desired


This position is housed at the Move Minnesota office at University and Raymond Avenues in Saint Paul, Minnesota. METRO Green Line trains and Metro Transit bus routes 16, 63, 67, and 87 conveniently serve our location. Bike parking is available. Seasonally, a Nice Ride bike-sharing station is less than one block away.

Working Conditions:

Work involves 70-75% indoor work in an office environment with seasonal outdoor activities. Work will include meetings outside the office and supporting organizational events, primarily at locations within the Twin Cities Metro. Position involves lifting, pushing, pulling, and loading equipment up to 50 pounds. Equipment used includes, but is not limited to, general office and presentation equipment including telephone, desktop computer, laptop computer, printer, copier, LCD projector and fax machine.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Position open until filled. Please include “TDM Coordinator search” in the subject line of your email application.