We’re Hiring: Multifamily Project Manager

HOURCAR, The Twin Cities’ oldest and only non-profit carsharing organization, is growing rapidly! We are seeking a full-time project manager for our upcoming multifamily housing carsharing project, which is one part of our electric vehicle (EV) project.

 

Position Description

The Multifamily Project Manager is responsible for standing up a new project that will place shared electric vehicles at Multi-Unit Dwellings (MUDs) in the Twin Cities region, with priority given to qualified low-income sites. This project is a partnership with Xcel Energy, East Metro Strong, and the American Lung Association Minnesota Chapter, and is underwritten by a $2.5 million grant from the US Department of Energy. Over a three-year period, the project will place 50 shared electric vehicles at MUDs, supported by charging infrastructure installed by Xcel.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop branding and marketing strategy for the project
  • Perform outreach to developers, municipalities, landlords, low-income housing providers and other interested parties, in coordination with partners at East Metro Strong
  • Identify prospective site hosts for the project within project timeline
  • Manage development of contractual arrangements with site hosts and Xcel Energy
  • Coordinate EVSE installation, vehicle acquisition and in-servicing, and launch of EV carsharing pilot for each site
  • Coordinate with partners at American Lung Association for reporting and billing purposes; develop and submit timely all required invoices and reports
  • Analyze usage and revenue data for each site, adjust pricing with a goal to make sites self-sustaining beyond the subsidized period

Required Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects and oversee outside vendors and consultants
  • Able to work within timelines and budgets
  • Able to be self-directed, set and keep personal deadlines, and work independently
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint) and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, professional environment
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team
  • Work closely with other HOURCAR staff as part of the whole team, including respecting others’ identities and using correct pronouns, and respecting everyone’s different styles of learning and interacting
  • Cordiality and respect for diverse audiences at all times
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Knowledgeable about Twin Cities geography
  • Must have accessible transportation or the ability to use public transportation to travel to off-site meetings and events

Desired Qualifications

  • Certified Professional Project Manager (CPPM) a plus (not required)
  • Knowledgeable about electric vehicles/EVSE
  • Basic knowledge of/experience with electrical engineering
  • Experience working with housing/development (especially low-income housing)
  • Experience with multi-modal transportation, including car sharing, transit, walking and biking

Physical Requirements

  • Able to sit for sustained periods of time in an indoor setting
  • Ability to communicate verbally
  • Frequent use of communication devices including computer and telephone
  • Able to concentrate, learn and retain knowledge
  • Ability to lift 35 pounds
  • Fluent in speaking, reading and writing English

 

Due to COVID-19, this position will be working from home on a full-time basis until all HOURCAR employees return to our Saint Paul office. Interviewing, onboarding, meetings and communication are all currently conducted via Microsoft Teams.

Compensation for this position is $40,000 – $45,000 DOE and includes dental and health care coverage, LTD & Life insurance, an HSA, SIMPLE IRA, PTO, sick leave, and a monthly transit stipend.

Please send your resume to hiring@hourcar.org. No phone calls, please. If you’re reading this posting, we’re still reading resumes. We will interview on a rolling basis.

HOURCAR is an affirmative action, equal-opportunity employer. It is the policy of HOURCAR to hire without discrimination because of race, creed, religion, sex, color, national origin, sexual or affectional orientation, gender identity, ancestry, familial status, age, disability, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance. Women and BIPOC are especially encouraged to apply.