Manager, Program(s)

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Open Date 11/10/2016
Requisition Number PRN12846B
Job Title Manager, Program(s)
Working Title Active Transportation Manager
Job Grade F
FLSA Code Administrative
Standard Hours per Week 40
Work Schedule Summary

Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. This position may require some periodic evening and weekend hours to support public meetings and events.

Department 01281 - Office of Sustainability
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range 47600 to 55000
Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.
Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime.
Job Summary

The University of Utah Sustainability Office is looking for an Active Transportation Manager to support and grow initiatives in sustainable transportation. Well-qualified candidates will have strong expertise in active transportation, community engagement, communications skills (both written and oral), and an interest in working across disciplines to improve mobility on campus and in the community.

The Active Transportation Manager facilitates the development and advancement of institutional transportation strategies through a demonstrated commitment to helping select safe, efficient, and cost-effective transportation options to meet the unique needs of the individual commuter while advancing the University’s capacity to support system-level change.



This position will serve to increase participation in active transportation options at University of Utah. The selected candidate will be responsible for:

1. Student educational programming and event management focusing on active transportation options for commuting and on campus.

2. Infrastructure management to support active transportation options including pedestrians, bicycle, boarding and scooters, signage, and wayfinding.

3. Collect, manage, and report transportation data for the benefit of the team, department, and University.

4. Planning and development review support to ensure transportation amenities are included on campus and in buildings that serve our campus, including working with Salt Lake City, Utah Transit Authority, Utah Department of Transportation, and others.


This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). Four to six years of progressively more responsible management experience. Background knowledge of hiring department’s area of specialization in order to analyze, plan and draw conclusions for recommendations to superiors. Demonstrated leadership skills in planning and directing employees and processes in order to effectively monitor and develop subordinates and to ensure the smooth operation of department. Completion of provided supervisory training within one year of employment may be required. Master’s degree in a related area may be preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


- Experience in a Higher Education setting

- Master’s degree with experience in Transportation Demand Management, Planning, Event Management, or other related field.

- Highly developed communication and facilitation skills

- Working knowledge of GIS, Adobe Photoshop, or Adobe Illustrator and the ability to create conceptual facility designs and layouts.

- Experience working with diverse populations and audiences

- League Certified Instructor (LCI) – League of American Bicyclists, LEED-AP, or Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) Leadership Academy Graduate

Type Benefited Staff
Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email:

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URSservice, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Special Instructions Summary

Applications received on or before December 16, 2016 will be given priority consideration.

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