Director of Transportation Planning and Data
The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) is seeking a candidate for Director of Transportation Planning and Data to lead a team planning for and managing infrastructure and information for the region. LVPC is the regional transportation leadership entity responsible for the planning, development, implementation and management of multi-modal and long-range infrastructure goals and projects subject to Federal and state requirements of metropolitan and county planning. Additionally, the LVPC is the largest public data repository and analysis center, managing and providing key information utilized by all sectors of the economy for decision-making. The Director of Transportation Planning and Data performs complex professional, stakeholder development and administrative work under the general supervision of the LVPC Executive Director. Managing five-seven team members the Director also, works closely with the community, Lehigh Valley Planning Commissioners and Lehigh Valley Transportation Study Board. As such, possessing excellent communication and time management skills, and the ability to manage the work of others is key. Communication is critical skill for the Director, whether conveying concepts to an audience or writing technical analyses.
The successful candidate must exhibit a thorough understanding of transportation planning and principles and have a degree in Urban, City, Regional or Transportation Planning and/or Civil Engineering, or a related field.
In addition to the above required skills, experience in any of the following areas is desirable:
– Metropolitan Planning Organization/Regional Planning
– Transportation finance
– Contract and federal discretionary grant program management
– Personnel and project management
– Freight transportation
– Transit, pedestrian, bicycle and rolling infrastructure
– Land Use Planning
– Data management and spatial analytics
– Public outreach and engagement
Full Job Description and Application Instructions: https://lvpc.org/legal-notices—employment.html