Work With Us
We have one goal: make Tysons America’s Next Great City. And we can’t do it alone.
We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers to assist with our events and community outreach initiatives. Volunteers play an active role in shaping their community — from lending a hand in vital community service initiatives to assisting with festivals and cultural events.
We also offer full and part time employment opportunities and student internships. A full list of our active listings can be found below.
Are you a college/graduate student or recent graduate who combines a knowledge of and passion for Urban Studies, Public Administration, Real Estate Development or a related field with superior abilities in Communications, Media and Marketing? If so, please consider joining us for a summer as we work to make Tysons, Virginia “America’s Next Great City.”
Tysons Partnership is a stakeholder association committed to the transformation of Tysons, Virginia into a 24/7, live, work, play, walkable, transit oriented, urban community. Our mission includes service as the “Information Hub” for all things Tysons. We are looking for a summer intern who will help us package and promote the Tysons narrative to a regional and national audience. Depending on your particular skills and interests, specific projects may include research and creation of content for an “information toolkit” containing essential data that conveys the breadth and scope of Tysons development, helping us formulate a multi-year strategy for messaging, media development and outreach, or developing content and eye catching design to populate our website and social media.
Commitment to full time (Mo-Fr) for at least two months (May-August) is preferred. This internship pays a stipend to help with living expenses and transportation in the Washington, DC metro area. Specific terms will vary depending on level of education and experience attainment.
To apply, please submit your qualifications to email@example.com. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis.
For more information about the Tysons Partnership, see www.tysonspartnership.org
Director, Transportation Management Association for Tysons
Tysons Partnership is a stakeholder association committed to the transformation of Tysons, Virginia into a 24/7 live, work, play, walkable, transit oriented, urban community, as described in the county’s 2010 Comprehensive Plan. Achievement of the Comprehensive Plan vision anticipates and incorporates the following key transportation related elements:
- Metrorail Silver Line extension
- Express & local bus service
- Circulator bus service
- Grid of streets
- Ped/bike facilities
- Multimodal hubs
- Balance between land use and transportation needs
Tysons Partnership is the successor organization to TYTRAN and was appointed by Fairfax County in 2014 to operate the Tysons-wide Transportation Management Association (TMA).
The Tysons TMA is responsible for developing and implementing trip mitigation strategies, facilitating transit-oriented development, working with local government authorities to identify and resolve transportation bottlenecks and safety concerns, and encouraging Tysons residents, workers and visitors to use public transit and other alternative transportation modalities.
Tysons Partnership seeks a permanent, full time, Director for the Tysons TMA. Working out of the Partnership offices in Tysons, Virginia, the TMA Director will interface with state and county government, transportation agencies, Partnership members, local businesses and citizens.
POSITION SCOPE & ACCOUNTABILITIES
The position is responsible for the development and execution of strategies aimed at fulfillment of the TMA mission. The position reports to the Partnership’s President/CEO and will be guided by the Partnership’s Transportation Council, comprised of Partnership members with a particular interest in the resolution of transportation issues. The Director will curate, manage and promote programs aimed at reducing private automobile travel in Tysons, disseminating timely information about transportation options and encouraging innovative solutions.
The position helps shape and manages the TMA’s Transportation Demand Management (TDM) program which seeks to achieve trip reduction goals for Tysons. The Director oversees outsource providers of TDM services and/or manages in-house TDM resources marketed by the TMA to Tysons landowners, serves as their point of contact and ensures the financial integrity of the TDM marketing program.
The position manages the collection and allocation of County “seed money proffers” and other County sources of funding for the TMA’s activities. The Director seeks and administers funds for TMA projects and initiatives from state, local and other transportation funding sources as appropriate. The Director prepares and administers an annual TMA budget and is accountable for the financial health of the TMA.
The position is responsible for the proactive development and posting of accurate and timely content to the transportation pages on the Tysons Partnership website. The Director serves as the County’s point of contact for its Bike share program in Tysons and, in collaboration with the County, will ensure its efficient, effective implementation.
Compensation package commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Bachelors degree; concentration in urban studies, transportation planning, public administration, or a closely related field, plus a minimum 3- years’ experience related to multimodal transportation services and options. Graduate studies and/or a degree in a relevant field is preferred, as is experience with public/private partnerships and with government relations.
Demonstrated ability to work independently, problem solve and follow through on assignments with minimal direction, to strategize effectively, to organize and coordinate multiple projects and assignments, to establish priorities and to maintain effective working relationships with government officials and relevant constituencies. The position interacts with landowners, employers, government officials and citizen groups. The Director must be available to attend/host Partnership events and attend public meetings.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally. Facility with social media is preferred. A passion for urbanization, creativity, and a demonstrated commitment to multi modal transportation solutions.
- Cover Letter, including salary requirements
- Submit to firstname.lastname@example.org