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Job Posting Notice: Georgia Bikes Seeks New Executive Director

Georgia Bikes is now accepting applications from qualified individuals who would like to serve as the full-time Executive Director. This is a salaried, FLSA-exempt position based in Georgia.

About Georgia Bikes

Georgia Bikes is the statewide bicycle advocacy organization in Georgia with a mission to unite people and organizations to improve bicycling conditions and promote equitable bicycling throughout the state. 

Job Duties and Qualifications

The Executive Director of Georgia Bikes is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the organization. Preferred candidates will be experienced with a wide range of leadership skills.

For a complete listing of the job duties and qualifications, please see this document.

A successful Executive Director will be able to effectively guide staff, stakeholders, and allies in the implementation of our recently adopted strategic plan. The incoming Executive Director will be charged with leading implementation of the strategic action plan within this framework. Please read the strategic plan here.

Salary and Benefits

Salary for the position is commensurate with experience. The position has flexible hours and office location; the Executive Director can use a home office. Twelve paid holiday days a year and fifteen of paid vacation with a flexible paid sick leave policy. Assistance with healthcare expenses available. 

Location

The Executive Director must live in Georgia but can be based out of any city or community; current staff are located in Atlanta and Athens.

How to Apply

Please send a statement of interest and qualifications as well as a resume via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The deadline is 5pm on March 31, 2017 or until filled. 

Notification and Selection Process

Upon receipt of completed application, applicants will be notified of their status for further consideration.

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Georgia Bikes provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Georgia Bikes complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Staff changes at Georgia Bikes

After six great years, I am moving on from Georgia Bikes to pursue a new position as the GA/SC Coordinator for the East Coast Greenway.

I am deeply grateful for the opportunity to have worked with a statewide movement for safer streets in Georgia. I give my heartfelt thanks to everyone who has served on the Board of Georgia Bikes, guiding me and building this scrappy nonprofit from humble beginnings to the strong and growing organization it is today. Thank you to everyone who ever supported our work, volunteered, or donated money to keep the lights on!

Thank you, especially, to all these outstanding champions for better bicycling in Georgia: Paul, Joyce, and the Serrano family, Bruce, Ken and everyone at Bike Law, Aileen and the Georgia Municipal Association, ALTA planners (past and present), Rebecca and all y'all at ABC, Byron, Corey, Julio, Tyler, John, Katelyn, Mikki, Franklin, Chantelle, Walt and Joanne and too many others to name. Huge thanks to everyone who has been a Board member, volunteer, or staffer at a local advocacy organization in Georgia. It has been an honor to know and work with you, and I am confident great things are in store from the momentum we have built together.

If you live or work on the coast, you’re not through with me yet! I look forward to partnering with you to make the exciting vision of the East Coast Greenway a reality.

The Board has named our current Complete Streets Coordinator, Mr. Elliott Caldwell, as the Interim Executive Director, effective February 20th. Please join me in welcoming Elliott on his new role with Georgia Bikes!

Thank you and all my best,

Brent

 

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