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Department: 424001 - Transportation
Location: Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties:
This is a professional staff position in the Planning and Operations unit of NC State Transportation. This position works under the supervision of the Assistant Director for Planning and Operations overseeing campus mobility planning strategy, parking facility design and construction review, service planning for the Wolfline Transit System, bicycle/pedestrian planning and facility design implementation; assisting in campus and regional multi-modal transportation forums and technical studies and serving as liaison with the Sustainability program.
Develop and coordinate short and long-range transportation planning activities at the University (e.g. bicycle, pedestrian, transit, vehicular, etc.).
Complete technical work in conducting short and long-range facility space and master planning with respect to the design and maintenance of parking facilities.
Use engineering and planning techniques to provide direction and input in the short and long-range traffic systems impact monitoring, count collection and safety studies, as well as design of parking and transportation facilities.
Assist in service planning, technical support and performance metrics monitoring of the Wolfline Transit System and transit pass (GoPass) use.
Plan, design, and implement bicycle and pedestrian improvements on campus.
Collaborate with a variety of university affiliated departments and local, city, regional and statewide partners in multi-modal transportation forums and technical studies.
Develop and manage electric vehicle charging program. This includes collecting and analyzing data to formulate program and make recommendations.
Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Broad understanding of planning principles and practices specific to transportation and transit, to include survey and statistical methods, project management, data base analysis, research techniques, public governance structures and grantsmanship, public transit systems, alternative transportation marketing and promotion techniques, presentation graphics and mapping/GIS, travel demand modeling, and transportation master planning.
Education and experience to contribute planning insight, data analysis skills and policy strategy to short and long-term transportation studies. Must have the ability to manage a large-scale program and direct resources in a variety of areas as needed. Must be able to manage time and coordinate other staff contributions into project efforts. Must have a thorough understanding of transportation efforts and trends to apply current knowledge to campus efforts, knowledge of transportation and transit planning methods and basic familiarity with planning issues common to an urban university campus.
Ability to make formal and informal presentations to campus and off-campus audiences. Must be able to alter communication style and presentation based on audience. Ability to communicate clearly and be articulate. Must have strong writing and verbal skills to communicate in a variety of mediums. Communication may range from technical writing to public presentation.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Proficiency in facility design software (e.g. AutoCAD, MicroStation, etc.) applicable to the creation of facility space design and technical specification compliance. Above average computer skills in application of software such as Excel, Access, Microsoft Project, Geographic Information Systems etc., to planning data analysis.
The ability to work independently and to collaborate with and lead special projects.
Demonstrated knowledge of transportation and transit planning methods and basic familiarity with planning issues common to an urban university campus.
Master's in urban and regional studies/planning; public administration; or transportation engineering or architecture with planning focus.
Required license or certification:
Valid DL required. NCDL within 60 days of hire.
Position Number: 00043725
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