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E-M:/ Job Announcement - Programs Ass't - League of MI Bicyclists



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Enviro-Mich message from "Lucinda J. Means" <LMBike@voyager.net>
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Please distribute as widely as possible.  Thank you.
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League of Michigan Bicyclists   
Program Assistant 
Job Description

The League of Michigan Bicyclists seeks a part time Programs Assistant
for both administrative and program duties.  The work schedule is 1-2
days a week with flexible hours and pays $7-$9 an hour depending on
qualifications. No benefits. Casual dress appropriate and bicycle
commuting highly desirable.  Non-smoking building. Worksite is in
downtown Lansing, MI on the Rivertrail.

Qualifications:
Mastery of Microsoft Office software and Internet; 
Strong verbal and writing skills;
Comfort with public contact on phone, by email and in person.
Knowledge of transportation planning, environmental issues, alternative
modes, bicycle safety education; land use, public policy or related
disciplines 
Four-year college degree in a related field preferred; if currently in a
Degree
Program, Junior, Senior or Graduate Student preferred.

Requirements:
Lansing area resident
Daily access to Internet
Commitment to promoting alternative modes; must be frequent bicycle
rider and agree to use a helmet when commuting or on LMB business.
Must be able to lift and move boxes weighing 35-40 lbs.

Background:

The League of Michigan Bicyclists (LMB) is a non-profit membership
organization, which promotes and defends the rights of cyclists in
Michigan.  Our 14 member Board of Directors and dozens of volunteers and
one full-time staff person work on a variety of projects all over
Michigan to advance bicycling for both residents and visitors. 

The LMB works to improve conditions for cyclists statewide in
cooperation with the Michigan Department of Transportation and other
agencies.  We also collaborate with bike shops and clubs around the
state on many projects.  We promote cycle tourism in Michigan,
distribute general cycling information, educate children and adults on
safe cycling and represent the interests of cyclists to policy makers
and at public hearings.  LMB projects include:  

 The quarterly Michigan Bicyclist magazine
 Annual Poster Calendar listing most Michigan invitational tours and
rides
 Three on-road, weeklong and fully supported Shoreline bicycle tours
and a multi-day off-road, fully supported mountain bike tour.
 Bicycle Safety Literature Program: Service organization and classroom
visits and free safety education material distribution program.
 "The Law's For All" video and brochure educating law enforcement
officers on bicyclists' rights and responsibilities; Public Service
Announcement videos showing safe cyclist and motorist behavior, and
encouraging helmet use.  

To Apply:
EMAIL or MAIL a letter of interest and a resume, including three
personal references (with phone numbers).  More details available by
email, NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!


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Lucinda J. Means
Executive Director
League of Michigan Bicyclists	
P.O. Box 16201
Lansing, MI  48901-6201
Tel:  (517) 334-9100
Fax:  (517) 334-9111
LMBike@voyager.net
www.LMB.org

Bicycles and Cars
Same Roads, Same Rights, Same Rules


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