ULI Announces 2015 Spring Meeting Schedule and Keynote Speakers

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The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a research and education organization dedicated to responsible land use and creating thriving communities worldwide, has announced its 2015 Spring Meeting schedule and featured speakers. Keynoters for the event, which will include an emphasis on creative community building for the 21st century, are Richard Kinder, chairman and chief executive officer of the energy pipeline company Kinder Morgan; James A. Baker III, former federal government dignitary and chairman of Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy; and ULI benefactor Gerald D. Hines, chairman of the global real estate firm Hines, which is based in Houston….
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Manager, Program Coordination and Outreach (Washington, D.C.)

In support of departmental objectives, the manager will serve as a liaison between and across the 73 D/NCs and the global headquarters, initiating, coordinating, and/or leading processes that facilitate communication about ULI’s research, expertise, and programming priorities generated by both the global headquarters office and the D/NCs.

The manager will create and use a variety of organizing tools that connect multiple ULI departments in the global headquarters with staff/member leaders of all D/NCs. Such tools will include monthly reports, a speakers bureau, a database of resources that support D/NC program implementation, conference calls and meetings for certain member networks, newsletters, administration of the Urban Innovation Grant Program, and other services that meet the needs of the manager and the department team.

The manager will provide customer-friendly service that fosters teamwork and mutual support in a highly dynamic environment.This is a full-time exempt position located in Washington, D.C. …
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Associate, Los Angeles District Council

The Associate is a professional position within the district council. As an integral part of the district council team, the Associate serves as a professional liaison among the district council, ULI headquarters, and Los Angeles real estate, planning, and development professionals. Oftentimes, the Associate is the face of the ULI Los Angeles District Council—members call the Associate first for assistance and information, so it is imperative that he or she be courteous and friendly with and for whom they work. The position necessitates that the Associate be able to travel to district council events and functions and work occasionally in the early mornings or evenings. This is a full-time exempt position at the Urban Land Institute….
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Manager, Texas District Councils (Houston, TX)

The ULI Houston District Council is searching for a District Council Manager to join their team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for urban planning and possess excellent communications and organizational skills. The District Council Manager’s overall responsibility will include planning and executing programs for Houston, as well as collaborating with district councils in Austin, north Texas, and San Antonio. This entails working closely with the Executive Director, Manager, Chair, volunteers, and other committee members to set the vision and execute logistics.

The District Council Manager is a professional position within the district council, serving as a liaison between the Executive Director of ULI Houston/San Antonio, the other Texas district council offices, and ULI headquarters in Washington, D.C., ensuring that all work is consistent with ULI’s policies and procedures, and that ULI Houston’s goals and objectives are met and ULI’s mission is carried forth.

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Associate, Triangle District Council (Raleigh, NC)

The Triangle Associate position is part-time exempt (20-30 hours per week) and will report to the the Executive Director, Triangle District Council. As an integral part of the District Council team, the Associate serves as a professional liaison between the District Council, ULI headquarters, and ULI Triangle real estate, planning and development professionals. The Associate is one of the faces of the District Council – members call them first for assistance and information, so it is imperative that the Associate be courteous and friendly. The position necessitates the Associate be able to travel occasionally to District Council events throughout the area and attend meetings, events or programs in the early mornings or evenings….
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Senior Associate, District/National Council Relations (Washington, D.C.)

The Senior Associate will play a critical communications role in the department’s objectives to ensure that ULI’s 73 District and National Councils (D/NCs) operate efficiently and effectively. In conjunction with the department’s team, the Senior Associate will be responsible for facilitating a variety of department communications about events, programs, and initiatives that support the work of the field staff and volunteer member leaders who run each D/NC. He/she will identify and prioritize communication opportunities and manage the appropriate mix of communication programs, channels, and vehicles that foster the exchange of useful information and alignment of ULI activities across the network. …
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Abundant Power Joins ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance as an Innovation Partner

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The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance, a worldwide alliance of leading real estate owners, investors and financial institutions committed to improving energy efficiency and reducing carbon emissions across the global property industry, has announced the addition of Abundant Power as its newest innovation partner….
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