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Alternative Transportation (Transportation Network) Manager

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Alternative Transportation (Transportation Network) Manager
Role Title: General Administration Supervisor II/Coordinator II
Posting Number: SW0170972
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech, founded in 1872 as a land-grant institution, is currently ranked as a Top 25 Public University by US News & World Report and a Top 25 Public Research University by the National Science Foundation. Through a combination of its three missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Tech continually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto: Ut Prosim (That I May Serve). As the Commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech serves a diverse population of 30,000+ students and 8000+ faculty and staff from over 100 countries, and is engaged in research around the world. Invent the Future at Virginia Tech.

Position Summary:

The Manager of Alternative Transportation develops, promotes, and implements transit and alternative transportation projects and programs for the university to include, bicycle, pedestrian, and car/van pools. The manager serves as the university’s primary contact for alternative transportation issues and supervises staff that support alternative transportation programs. The position reports to the Director of Parking and Transportation and works closely with the Department of Parking and Transportation, the Department of University Planning, and university constituent groups involved with, or who have a specific interest in transit and alternative transportation. In working with departments and groups, the manager ensures the university’s transit and alternative transportation program operations integrate with the overall university mission and goals, and meets the needs of the university constituents. Provides reporting and data analyses to senior management. Coordinate campus notices, news stories and special features for alternative transportation as well as other Parking and Transportation units for review by the division communication manager.

Required Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree in transportation planning, urban planning, environmental studies, or related field or a combination of education and related experience equivalent to a degree.
- Demonstrated program management experience.
- Experience developing educational and promotional materials and delivering educational programs.
- Excellent customer service skills.
- Demonstrated experience analyzing and summarizing data in a variety of formats.
- Extensive computer experience and proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Demonstrated ability to direct the work of others.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Ability to complete numerous projects and details simultaneously and accurately.

Preferred Qualifications:

- An advanced degree in transportation planning, urban planning, environmental studies, or related field or a combination of education and related experience equivalent to an advanced degree.
-Demonstrated program management experience in transit or alternative transportation programs.
- Experience working as liaison with transit providers in a university or similar setting
- Experience working in university setting
- Experience developing educational and promotional materials and delivering educational programs related to alternative transportation.
- Experience preparing press releases.
- Working knowledge at the proficient level of GIS software, including ArcGIS, to record and analyze data, and make useful maps.
- Experience developing bicycle programs.
- Experience working with advocacy constituents.

Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check, Other (Describe Below)
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

- May need to work additional hours outside of normal schedule to meet the needs of the department and division.
- As necessary, may work some evenings or weekends to meet department needs.

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

For a complete listing of position qualifications, and to apply, please visit, and search for posting #SW0170972. Review of applications will begin on January 3, 2018. Review begin date has been extended till January 19th, 2018.

Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Regular
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FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Band: 5
Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Department: Alternative Transportation
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: M-F 8-5, with occasional evening and weekend hours
Posting Date: 12/12/2017
Review Begin Date: 01/19/2018
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

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  1. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only).
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  2. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
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Required Documents

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  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
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