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Program Manager I, Mobility Safety

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
National Safety Council
Physical Address
Itasca, IL 60143
Job Description

Job Details
Job Location
Itasca – Itasca, IL

Remote Type
Optional Work from Home

Position Type
Full Time

Education Level
Bachelor’s degree Travel Percentage
Up to 25%

Job Shift

Job Category

Do you have a strong desire to make an impact on your community through education and training? If so, we want to speak with you! NSC currently has a need to fill a grant-funded Program Manager, Transportation Safety position and in this role you will provide educational support through training which seeks tohelp employers move the dial toward increased roadway safety across the state of Texas. You will collaborate with our part time trainers but mostly work autonomously to change your audience’s behaviors to keep them safer on the road. To do this, you will lead in-person or virtual trainings a few times per month, work to tweak your presentations as you go, and drive attendance to your future trainings. You will excel at this job if you have a strong understanding of the learner dynamic and can affect behavior change through classroom training.
Note that this is a grant-funded position that requires ournext employee to live in the State of Texas.
Project Management:

  • Define the main objectives of the projects, their purpose, and the scope.
  • Create integrated and ongoing project plans to include key deliverables and milestones and the tasks required to complete each.
  • Execute the work or assign work as part of the plan.
  • Monitor and control the processes/tasks associated with the project.


  • Provide knowledge, education, awareness of products/services to any population that might not otherwise have access to or know of NSC programs.
  • Write articles, blogs or similar outreach documents for print or online publications.
  • Knows public policy, issues, legislature and regulatory influences, as well as scientific research, and reports the most effective strategies to address the issues.
  • Participate in trade show or other similar events.

Relationship Management:

  • Engage in regular communication with, and build relationships in all directions (e.g., peers, supervisors, funders, stakeholders) to advance the strategy / program.
  • Support and encourage an environment that appreciates the diversity of employees’ and stakeholders’ styles, opinions and perspectives.
  • Relay information, build consensus, fact-find, and maintain transparency and open exchange, while keeping partners up to date and notified of program status and impact.
  • Communicate with other NSC initiatives, campaigns, and departments to identify potential dissemination and cross-collaboration opportunities.


  • Requires knowledge and experience within a specific area of expertise.
  • Addresses issues within specific area of expertise.
  • Works independently with moderate-to-minimal guidance.
  • May lead projects or programs / initiatives with limited-to-moderate risk and resource requirements.

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree and at least 4 years of relevant experience. In lieu of education, at least 6 years of relevant experience.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Highly proficient project management and organization skills.
  • Ability to build collaborative relationships.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

Our Vision
The National Safety Council is a mission-based organization, focused on eliminating the leading causes of preventable death and injury.
We focus our efforts and thought leadership on impacting safety through three strategic pillars: Workplace, Roadway and Impairment – until the data tells us otherwise.
Every one of our employees, member organizations and strategic partners have one thing in common: a commitment to enable people to live their fullest lives.
Our Values

  • Be Safe: I commit to keep myself and others safe.
  • Be Bold: I challenge the status quo, to make the impossible possible.
  • Be Impactful: I exceed expectations for all those I serve.
  • Be NSC: I work with others to achieve NSC results.

DE&I Commitment Statement
At NSC, we demonstrate our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through our culture and our values.Our culture embraces all peopleregardless of ancestry, color, national origin, race, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.* We*boldly*empower our team to model respect and dignity. We find*impactful*opportunities for growth and development. We create a*safe*environment that includes mental, physical, psychological, and emotional protections. To*be NSC*is to deliver our mission by working together – our employees, members, and stakeholders – in such a way that everyone feels a sense of belonging.
We believe that you can’t be safe if you don’t feel safe.Feeling safe requires a commitment to equitable policy implementation and promoting diversity in the safety profession. We must cultivate our own diverse, inclusive, and equitable work environment to deliver on our mission to save lives, from the workplace to anyplace.

  • NSC is an equal opportunity employer.

The National Safety Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities

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