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Coordinator Bicycle Program & Transportation Communications  « Position Deleted on 9/28/2013 »

Institution: Virginia Tech
Location: Blacksburg, VA
Category:
  • Admin - Other Administrative Positions
Posted: 07/24/2013
Type: Full Time
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Posting Number: SW0130375
Percent Employment: Full-time
Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Department: TCS - Parking Services

About Virginia Tech:
Virginia Tech, founded in 1872 as a land-grant institution, is currently ranked as a Top 30 Public University by US News & World Report and a Top 30 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:
Virginia Tech has an opening for a Coordinator, Bicycle Programming and Transportation Communications. This position will coordinate the bicycle management program on campus. Identify opportunities to enhance bicycle safety initiatives. Based on benchmarking from other universities, recommend new and innovative bicycle programs for the campus community. Engage students and employees in bicycle planning. Serve as alternative transportation representative on university and/or locality committees reviewing bicycle programming and/or safety. Provide GIS data collection and mapping for alternative transportation and other Parking and Transportation units. Coordinate campus notices, news stories and special features for the alternative transportation program as well as other parking and transportation units for review by the division communication manager.

Required Qualifications:
The successful candidates will have a Bachelor's degree in urban planning or public administration or equivalent training and experience. Demonstrated experience with alternative transportation modes (with an emphasis on bicycling) and fulfilling customer service role. Working knowledge at the proficient level of GIS software, including ArcGIS, to record and analyze data and make useful maps. Demonstrated experience analyzing and summarizing data in a variety of formats. Extensive computer experience and proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience using illustration and desktop publishing software such as Adobe CS/5. Ability to complete numerous projects and details simultaneously and accurately. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working in university setting. Experience preparing press releases. 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:
Occasional evening and weekend hours.

How to Apply for this Job:
For a complete listing of position qualifications, and to apply, please visit www.jobs.vt.edu, and search for posting #SW0130375. Review of applications will begin on August 7,2013.

Employee Category:
Staff (Salary)

Appointment Type:
Regular

FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime

Academic Year or Calendar Year:
Calendar Year

Pay Band: 4

Work Location:
Blacksburg

Work Schedule:
M-F 8-5, with occasional evening and weekend hours

Review Begin Date:
08/07/2013

Restricted to university employees only?
No

Diversity Statement:
Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity, and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the hiring department by the application deadline.

Applicant Documents:

Required:

  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References

Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity, and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the hiring department by the application deadline.