Senior Project Manager: Accessibility Planning

Full Time
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Berkeley

We look beyond the conventional to produce meaningful programs and durable solutions. Our shared vision is of a world where people, communities and ecosystems thrive. MIG team members are passionate about their work and share a common desire to engage closely with our clients and the communities in which we work.

We are excited to be growing our accessibility planning team and are seeking a motivated, experienced accessibility professional for a new Senior Project Manager position.

Responsibilities

The Senior Project Manager will work on ADA Self-Evaluation and Transition Plans, ADA implementation planning, facility evaluations and reports, training for agency staff, and writing policy recommendations. Duties include: 

  • Manage projects and project teams
  • Assist with QA/QC of plans and reports
  • Facilitate meetings with clients and the public
  • Oversee production work including mapping, visualization and graphics production; community engagement; and other efforts for public and private sector clients
  • Growing a legacy practice: active participation in marketing and business development opportunities, and develop and maintain potential client and partner relationships

Some travel, as well as evening and weekend work, will be required for community engagement efforts, site evaluations and deadline-driven work. 

 

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a desire for professional growth and the proven ability to: think critically and creatively, pay keen attention to detail, work as part of a collaborative and diverse teams and clients in a fast-paced environment to deliver high-quality work products, and maintain a sense of humor. Candidates must demonstrate independent judgment and an ability to make decisions and manage multiple priorities and people. Preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated professional background focused on ADA Title II self-evaluation and transition plans, and a passion to work with a creative and driven team dedicated to creating accessible and inclusive communities.

  • Master’s degree in urban design, architecture, engineering, planning or law and legal studies 
  • 5+ years of experience in accessibility planning, policy, design and community engagement
  • Experience in the fields of architecture, planning, engineering or landscape architecture 
  • Experience with public agencies, design skills and/or bilingual capabilities is preferred
  • CASp and/or ADAC certification is preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Desired software skills: GIS, Adobe Creative Suite, familiarity with database applications and asset management tools