Hiring department Enterprise Development
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 13-10-22-01-0348
Job Status Open
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date 11/04/2013
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Location Arlington, TX
Purpose: Serve as Deputy Director of the Center for Transportation Training and Services. Supports internal business programs (Public Works Training Institute, Technical Education Center) and the Center Directors leadership, management and supervision of all aspects of its operations and administration.
Essential Functions: Serve as Deputy Director of the Center for Transportation Training and Services. Responsible for establishing center-wide operational, administrative, and logistical processes and supporting systems. Assists the Center Director in the creation of strategic business plans for both the Center as a whole and for each of the departments business programs. Serves as lead of the departments quality and continuous improvement programs. Represents the Center Director in meetings, negotiations, and presentations with senior executives from both the public and private sectors. Interfaces with UTA senior executives and staff. Lead market research efforts for the Center and its component programs. Provide daily focused leadership and management over the Center for Transportation Training and Services, a nationwide provider of learning and training for members of the public works and transportation workforce. Serves as the Centers learning officer responsible for the development, delivery and continuous improvement of instructor-led and web-based courses. Accountable for the profit and loss status of the Center and manages budgets and financial reports. Responsible for the creation of a nationwide marketing campaign that will include multi-media and supporting materials which will continually expand the Centers business landscape.
Marginal/Incidental functions: Other functions as assigned.
Required qualifications: Texas Professional Engineer (PE) license or out-of-state equivalent. Degree in business, accounting, or a related field. 3 or more years of experience managing the administration of a training or contracted services program, performing a variety of administrative functions, and coordinating with customers, managers, and supervisors. Job experience in the transportation industry of at least 3 years. Experience dealing with the scheduling of instructors, classes and facilities. Significant customer service skills. Knowledgeable and experienced in use of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Outlook) applications. Experience in creating and maintaining a library of training materials and management of a distribution system for these materials. Experience in marketing and selling products and/or services to the public and private sectors. Ability to travel extensively. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: If no high school diploma or GED, list highest grade completed; If some college or college degree Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree in business, engineering, or public administration. 5 or more years of experience in administrative management of a complex training program. 5 or more years in a transportation industry organization, preferably in a management position. 3 or more years experience scheduling instructors, classes, and locations for a complex statewide or nationwide program. Experience in maintaining a curriculum and training materials library and getting the right materials to training sites including remote locations on time. Demonstrated ability to manage an organizations profit and loss status.
Working conditions: May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Criminal background check conducted. Extensive travel required.