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    Summary

    This Transportation Program Supervisor (TPS) is a member of the Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation (TRI). This position is under the strategic leadership of the Associate Administrator for Research, Demonstration, and Innovation (TRI), and the supervisory direction of the Deputy Associate Administrator for TRI.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Supervisory Transportation Management Specialist, you will:

    • Analyze and independently plan and implement a variety of specific program activities and evaluate whether they meet program goals.
    • Plan, develop, and implement tools to foster the deployment and management of TRI research, evaluation, training, capacity building and international activities, as well as work with industry groups to improve the capability of the transit industry to deliver high-quality services.
    • Develop and promote a research performance management process that leverages established analytical and program tools to ensure proper project management and administrative procedures as they relate to research objectives.
    • Oversee the dissemination of rigorous and well-documented project results and encourages their use by FTA headquarters and regional offices, Federal, State, and local government entities, public and private public transportation providers, planning organizations, academia, and other groups interested in promoting and providing public transportation services.
    • Work with industry groups, academic institutions and other research partners in developing programs that improve the provision of transit service nationally as well as the human capacity and skill level of the transit industry workforce.
    • Oversee the dissemination of rigorous and well-documented project results and encourages their use by FTA headquarters and regional offices, Federal, State, and local government entities, public and private public transportation providers, planning organizations, academia, and other groups interested in promoting and providing public transportation services.

    The ideal candidate has skill in planning, developing, and implementing tools to foster the deployment and management of TRI research, evaluation, training, capacity building and international activities, as well as working with industry groups to improve the capability of the transit industry to deliver high-quality services.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/524268600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.