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January 26, 2021

Jobs Jar: SFU Urban Studies Sessional Instructor

The SFU Urban Studies Program invites applications for the position of Sessional Instructor – Summer 2021

URB 497-691 International Field Studies – Comparative Urban Sustainability: Nordic Region

DURATION: May 7 – Aug 31, 2021
SEMINAR TIME: Tuesdays, 5:30-9:20 PM

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 8, 2021

Details here.

LOCATION: Online, with up to 4 in-person meetings in Vancouver, as allowed under public health restrictions
CONTACT HOURS: 4 (9 Undergraduate and 6 graduate credit units)

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Did you know that City of Surrey Road Safety Team was recently awarded the Canadian Institute of Transportation Engineers (Greater Vancouver section) Mavis Johnson Award for the Safe Mobility Plan? Are you an experienced Engineer who is looking to join an organization who is a leader in road safety? The City of Surrey is leading the province with its Vision Zero Safe Mobility Plan where we strive to have zero people killed or seriously injured on our roads. The Plan was launched in February 2019 at BC’s first ever Vision Zero Summit which was hosted by the City of Surrey.

If you are an experienced traffic safety engineer who is excited about shaping the transportation landscape in one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, this unique opportunity is for you. As our lead Road Safety Engineer, your senior position will play a key role in implementing our road safety vision. You will ensure that Surrey establishes road safety cultures, data collection systems, organizational structures, and partnerships to achieve its Vision Zero targets and objectives, all while working and collaborating alongside true industry leaders that were instrumental in developing the City’s award winning Traffic Management Centre and Intelligent Transportation System.

Reporting to the Road Safety Manager, you as the Senior Road Safety Engineer, will help lead the development and implementation of data driven road safety improvements and programs in alignment with the priorities identified in the Vision Zero Surrey Safe Mobility Plan.

You can find out more about this opportunity by clicking this link.

 

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Please note that applications close today, January 6, 2020.

The Dutch Cycling Embassy is looking for an intern starting in February/March 2021. Do you have affinity with cycling and international cooperation, and would you like to commit yourself to spread the Dutch cycling knowledge worldwide? Take a look at the vacancy below!

The Dutch Cycling Embassy is a public private partnership that aims to promote Dutch cycling knowledge internationally. Daily, we receive requests from all over the world to share the Dutch knowledge. The Dutch Cycling Embassy offers a broad network of Dutch companies, knowledge institutes, NGOs, and government agencies to adhere to these requests.

The internship can broadly be divided into two parts: international cooperation and marketing. You will support the DCE with the intake of (international) requests, the drafting of programs for international delegations, and the accompaniment of these delegations. Thereby, you will help with the completion of our social media strategy and the development of marketing and communication tasks. You may also be asked you to help with ad hoc assignments.

You can find further information about this position by clicking this link.

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MODUS planning, design and engagement  is seeking a full time Senior Urban Designer to join their team.

“MODUS is a mission-driven planning, design and engagement firm based in Vancouver, BC. Our small and powerful team is working on some of the Vancouver region’s most challenging and exciting projects. We primarily work with municipal, development and non-profit clients across Western Canada to deliver urban design, neighbourhood to regional scale community planning, and public and stakeholder communications and engagement consulting services.
We believe in:
• Innovating to provide effective solutions to global and local challenges and issues.
• Building capacity with clients and communities through genuine, meaningful collaboration.
• Having fun while we’re at it!
We’re passionate about having a collective impact on the world, making it a better place to live today and in the future. We also contribute positively to the generational challenge of sustainability by focusing on the places where people live and how they live. “

You can find out more about this opportunity by visiting their website here and clicking on this application.

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The nonprofit organization Small Housing BC is looking for an Executive Director. The position is full-time on a one year contract with the potential for an extension.

Small Housing BC (SHBC) is a non-profit society focused on the promotion and development of groundoriented
small housing forms such as coach houses, secondary suites and pocket neighbourhoods in
communities across British Columbia. SHBC advocacy, education, research and demonstration projects
champion the creation and inclusion of smaller housing forms in new and established neighbourhoods.
SHBC invites highly qualified candidates to assume the role of Executive Director and support the
organization through an exciting period of growth and opportunity. The Director will be expected to
minister an active volunteer board, engage consultants and in time hire staff to advance a number of
initiatives including but not limited to:
1. SHBC Permanently Affordable Homeownership model
2. The Small Housing Summit
3. Municipal Policy Partnerships
The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing administration, budgets and financial reporting,
programming and executing the SHBC strategic plan. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing,
and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

1) Program Delivery: Lead the development and delivery of flagship projects to advance the mission
of SHBC.
• Identify and advance policy recommendations that will enable small housing developments in
British Columbia.

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