Education and Outreach Specialist
Working Title: Education and Outreach Specialist
Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff
Department: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Posting Date: 01-02-2018
The Center for Transportation Studies (CTS) at the University of Virginia has been selected to administer the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) national tribal technical assistance program. Currently in its startup phase, the program will deliver transportation training and technical assistance in classrooms, online and face-to-face in 12 regions starting in February and continuing for a period of two years. CTS seeks a skilled training program coordinator on a full-time basis for the duration of the two year period.
Primary responsibilities include managing and maintaining a training registration database for members of the tribal transportation community across the country, researching and securing meeting room space throughout the 12 Bureau of Indian Affairs regions, providing proactive and friendly customer service to both internal and external stakeholders, overseeing quality assurance and production of instructor PowerPoint slides and training materials, utilizing ChromeRiver to purchase airfare and lodging accommodations as well as processing travel reimbursement requests for training team, scheduling and tracking required core curriculum delivery, gathering and organizing content to meet monthly and quarterly reporting requirements.
Qualified applicants must have a bachelors degree, at least five years of relevant experience and proficiency in PowerPoint, Excel and other MS Office products. These duties require meticulous attention to detail, an exemplary work ethic, a natural inclination to put team above self, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a comfort level with evolving technologies necessary to support team members who will work remotely, managing fast-paced priorities and a multitude of moving parts, all while approaching high demands with calm and grace.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0622415. Submit cover letter, resume and contact information for three references.
Position is open until filled.
Questions regarding the posting may be directed to Beth O'Donnell ([email protected]).
With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, the University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. UVA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the university's research and teaching mission. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Attention to detail, work ethic, ability to work in a team,
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