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Sustainable Transportation Coordinator

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 116270
Title: Coordinator
Functional Title: Sustainable Transportation Coordinator
Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular
Applicant Search Category: Staff
University Authorized FTE: 1.000
Unit: VPSA-Transportation Services
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

This position supports the Assistant Director for Sustainability in implementing and managing sustainable transportation programs at the University of Maryland, College Park. The ideal candidate will have experience in Transportation Demand Management, sustainability and the implementation of programs and strategies to encourage commuter behavior change.
This position is responsible for managing several different transportation demand management projects and must be able to demonstrate initiative, strong decision-making abilities and project management skills. The position supports the University’s goal of reducing the number of employees, students and visitors driving alone to campus, reducing traffic congestion and parking demand while improving the quality of the campus environment. This position will focus on increasing the use of sustainable transportation on campus through efficient and effective programs, marketing and community engagement.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years of relevant work experience.
• Excellent communications skills, both written and oral, and ability to use sound judgment in following policies and procedures to solve problems.
• Demonstrated skill in public speaking and comfort in representing the university and the department to the community and general public.
• High degree of energy and initiative, with a demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
• Knowledge of the Microsoft suite of applications is required.
Experience with Excel and manipulating large data sets and spreadsheets.

Preferences:

• Combination of education and experience that demonstrates the conceptual, analytical, project management and communications skills required for the development and implementation of policies and programs in a complex environment.
• Knowledge of TDM issues and their application in a complex, university setting is desired.
• Knowledge of ArcGIS, Adobe Creative Suite, and Drupal is desired.

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:
Posting Date: 10/26/2017
Closing Date: 11/20/2017
Open Until Filled
Best Consideration Date
Physical Demands

Standard office environment and hours.

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References (no emails sent from system)
Optional Documents

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