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We’re Hiring: Associate Director

Move Minnesota team

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Open Position: Associate Director

Reports To: Executive Director

Direct Reports: Organizers, Office Manager, contract Bookkeeper

Job Type: Full-time, 32 hours per week, non-exempt.

Salary and Compensation: $85,000 annual salary. Competitive benefits package includes health and dental insurance, HSA or FSA savings plan, retirement plan, paid time off, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, bus pass and commuter benefits, and flexible work environment.  Please note that Move Minnesota is currently piloting a 32-hour Monday-Thursday work week.

Organization Summary

Move Minnesota is a leader in the movement for an equitable and sustainable transportation system that puts people first. We are passionate about connecting communities, ending the climate crisis, expanding access to jobs and resources, and improving daily life for Minnesotans of all ages, races, incomes, and abilities. We connect people to transit where the system works well, and fight hard to ensure it works for everyone.

Move Minnesota (C3), and its subsidiary Move Minnesota Action (C4), is based in Saint Paul, MN. Our team is collaborative, hard-working, mission-driven, and fun. We create change through advocacy, organizing, coalition building, policy leadership, and education.  We work alongside over 10,000 supporters behind the scenes and on the ground, creating change and helping Minnesotans tell the stories of how transportation choices impact their lives and the future of our communities.

Move Minnesota’s team currently works in person from our office two partial days per week to foster staff-wide connection and collaboration. The remaining work is done remotely, during optional office hours, or out in the community. All Move Minnesota employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Embedding equity in organizational practices is a core value at our organization. Move Minnesota works to offer culturally inclusive services, materials, resources, and programs. We value the strengths offered through different backgrounds and perspectives. Move Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Position Summary

Move Minnesota seeks a strategic and motivated Associate Director to provide direction for organizational advocacy strategy and implementation, overall internal organizational and financial management, as well as Human Resources oversight and administration.  The Associate Director also provides oversight to Move Minnesota Action, and will have an understanding of 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) rules and regulations. In collaboration with the Executive Director, the Associate Director is responsible for oversight of federal grant funding and management.

The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and will bring an understanding of the power of organizing to create systems change, and interest in influencing decision-makers and the public, and the ability to supervise staff to deliver on these goals. The ideal candidate will also bring non-profit financial systems experience, with a commitment to being a proactive problem solver and strategist. 

The Associate Director oversees four staff and will be part of the leadership team of the organization. This role includes some evening and/or weekend hours, on a limited basis.  Move Minnesota prioritizes flexible schedules as an important part of work-life balance.

Duties and Responsibilities

Advocacy and Organizing Strategy, Development and Execution

Ensure Financial and Organizational Stability

Human Resources Management

Supervision and Collaboration


Position Qualifications




This position is housed at the Move Minnesota office in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The office is one block from the METRO Green Line’s Raymond Ave Station and easy to reach on Metro Transit bus routes 16, 63, 67, and 87. Indoor bike parking and a private changing room are available. The building where our office is located has one floor (no stairs) and multi-stall restrooms.


Submit your cover letter and resume to Please include “Associate Director Search” in the subject line of your email application. Applications will be reviewed starting April 10, 2023.