15-Minute Cities: Planning for Healthy, Just, Resilient, and CO2-Neutral Mobility in New Jersey

(Positions available Spring 2023 semester and possibly Summer 2023)


Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:

· Collecting, organizing, and analyzing data from various sources.

· Participating in the design and implementation of public engagement activities.

· Researching leading practices.

· Preparing and administering online surveys.

· Analyzing legislation and government guidance documents.

· Helping to develop planning, policy and public investment recommendations.

Required Qualifications and Skills:

· Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

· Knowledge of GIS and Adobe Creative Suite programs preferred.

· Some in-state travel may be required. A valid driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle are also preferred.

Hours and compensation: This position works up to 20 hours per week. Compensation will be based on previous experience and number of hours worked.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should send an up to date resume to: VTC Research Project Coordinator Jacob Thompson at jacob.thompson@ejb.rutgers.edu. Please copy VTC Executive Director Jon Carnegie at carnegie@ejb.rutgers.edu. In lieu of a formal cover letter, please include any relevant information about your interest/experience in the body of the email.

SPECIAL NOTE: Students currently enrolled in the Spring 2023 Graduate Planning Studio Course 970:511:01: Can 15-minute neighborhoods reshape New Jersey’s landscape? are not eligible to apply for this position.

To apply for this job email your details to jacob.thompson@ejb.rutgers.edu

About Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center (VTC)

The Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center (VTC) at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy is currently hiring multiple Research Assistants. The research assistants will assist with data collection and analysis, mapping, community engagement and other project activities associated with exploring how the 15-minute cities planning framework can be adapted in New Jersey cities, townships, and rural communities. Research assistants will also work on the development of statewide policy recommendations related to how funding provided through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and the Inflation Reduction Act can be used to support local transportation-related climate actions.