CMAP seeks a Deputy Executive Director (DED) for Communications and Outreach to manage a department of more than 10 diverse staff and to strategically guide the agency's public-facing activities and content. The incumbent leads publications management, media relations, website development/administration, graphic design, and external engagement activities, including public events.
As a member of CMAP’s executive management team, this person will work closely with the CMAP Executive Director, Chief of Staff, and Deputy Executive Directors, on overall strategic initiatives, allocation of resources, implementation of the ON TO 2050 plan, compliance with federal transportation planning requirements, and short- and long-term priorities for the Communications and Outreach team.
Created in 2005, CMAP is the award-winning regional planning organization for the northeastern Illinois counties of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will. CMAP operates under authorizing legislation known as Public Act 095-0677 and by-laws.