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Program Manager

Requisition IDreq1234
Working TitleProgram Manager
Position Grade13
Position Summary

Working Title: New Mexico Local Technical Assistance Program
(LTAP) Manager

The purpose of the Federal Highway Administration’s Local
Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) is to provide information and training to
local governments and agencies to foster a safe, efficient and environmentally
sound surface transportation system. The Federal Highway Administration
partners with states to jointly fund a LTAP center in each state. The
University of New Mexico’s Department of Civil Engineering manages the LTAP
center in New Mexico under an agreement with the New Mexico Department of

The program manager will be responsible for managing the day
to day operation of the New Mexico LTAP at the University of New Mexico. These responsibilities include:

Coordinating LTAP activities with NMDOT and FHWA
program managers and an external LTAP advisory committee

Building relationships and maintaining communication with local governments and agencies across New Mexico

Identifying transportation training and information needs of local governments and agencies in New Mexico

Coordinating, developing and providing trainings and information resources with assistance from Civil Engineering faculty that address the LTAP’s four strategic areas: Safety, Infrastructure Management,
Workforce Development, Organizational Excellence

Maintaining the LTAP center website with up todate information resources and LTAP center activities

Producing a periodic e-newsletter

Managing the LTAP center budget

Producing regular reports on program activities for NMDOT and FHWA.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 6 years of experience 2 of which are management level experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Civil Engineering,
Transportation Engineering, Construction Management, Transportation Planning,
or closely related field with at least 2 years of transportation work

Additional RequirementsOfficial transcripts, High school diploma or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentCivil Engineering (456A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date1 yr from date of hire
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date7/14/2017
Application Instructionsattach current resume and cover letter.