Assistant Director for Planning and Operations – Raleigh, NC | 2.20.20

Name of Employer: NC State University

Employer Website:

Raleigh, NC

Job title: Assistant Director for Planning and Operations

Job Details / Description:

North Carolina State University Transportation Department (NC State Transportation) is a receipts-supported auxiliary within the Finance and Administration Division responsible for parking and transit services, managing 20,000 parking spaces, maintenance and operation of 9 parking decks, enforcing parking regulations, parking citation review and appeal, and administration of a 12-route transit system serving over 3.5 million riders per year.

Within the department, the Planning and Operations section provides transportation planning, engineering, external operational functions, maintenance of transportation facilities and infrastructure, and oversight of the NC State Transit System (Wolfline).

Specific responsibilities of the Assistant Director include, but are not limited to the following:

-Managing and supervising the transportation systems planning functions, ensuring transportation systems planning is conducted in a comprehensive and continuous manner. This requires coordination of transportation planning activities within the department, as well as, with other University departments in the development of services, studies, and projects that will satisfy the transportation needs of the University community and goals of NC State Transportation.
-Developing a comprehensive transportation plan including roadways, transit (Wolfline), robust TDM programs and facilities and infrastructure programs.
-Developing both short and long-range transportation plans.
-Planning for the Wolfline transit system, to include developing/assessing routes and schedules, as well as budget and cost projections for service contracts.
-Supervising and conducting complex and highly technical transportation planning and engineering functions, including but not limited to transportation modeling, traffic impact, transit needs analysis, bicycle facility needs and design and parking facility design.
-Evaluating site plans and monitoring construction projects as they relate to transportation and parking in connection with University development and construction projects.
-Managing the design, construction, and maintenance of parking and transportation facilities and infrastructure, including the routine maintenance of over 19,000 surface parking areas and 4,600 structured (deck) parking areas, installation and maintenance of transportation signs and markings for over 15 miles of university-maintained streets and roads.

Salary: $79,000 – $90,811 Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Job Candidate Qualifications:

-Advanced knowledge of transportation systems planning and management and traffic and parking planning practices and methods
-Demonstrate exceptional project management, organizational and personnel management skills
-Familiarity with local and state transportation programs
-Advanced computer skills, to include spreadsheets, word processing, databases, and transportation related software programs
-Ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships with university departments and external units including local, regional and state agencies
-Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written with the ability to develop and present parking and future planning information to a variety of audiences at all levels of university administration and ensure effective delivery.
-Ability to complete projects accurately and on-schedule with little or no supervision

Minimum Experience/Education:
Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience in the area of assignment, of which at least one is supervisory or in a lead-worker capacity; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Preferred Experience/Education:
-Master’s degree in urban and regional planning, engineering, business administration, economics and three years experience in transportation or community planning
-Four-year degree in one of the fields listed above and five years experience in transportation or related fields.
-Certified Administrator of Public Parking (CAPP) preferred
-Knowledge and experience in the development of comprehensive transportation plans, transportation modeling, planning and parking facilities, transit systems, alternative transportation programs, and fixed guideway systems within a university environment is preferred.

How to Apply:

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Position will remain open through February 26, 2020


Posted on

February 20, 2020

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