University of Wisconsin seeks transportation director

Posted on September 15, 2008

The University of Wisconsin, Madison is recruiting for a director of transportation services in the Division of Facilities Planning and Management.

The director leads a department dedicated to providing innovative transportation solutions to serve the university community, which includes more than 60,000 faculty, staff and students, as well as one million visitors each year. The director is responsible for building and sustaining a cohesive, customer-focused team that provides an array of programs focusing on multi-modal transportation (pedestrian, transit, bicycle, moped, vehicular).

Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an accredited institution in planning, public administration or related field, and a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience managing large, complex transportation and parking programs. Candidates must have a proven record in staff development, financial management, policy development, strategic planning/implementation, and must be highly effective in building and sustaining partnerships with campus departments and governmental agencies. This position requires excellent communication skills, including the ability to listen and discuss issues with multiple stakeholders representing diverse interests. The ideal candidate will be innovative, articulate, customer-focused, collaborative and able to inspire and motivate others. Experience in a university/hospital setting and Certified Administrator of Public Parking (CAPP) certification is desirable.

Starting pay is commensurate with experience and includes excellent fringe benefits.

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume detailing your experience to Jim Feldhausen, (608) 262-2999 (, FP&M Personnel, 1217 University Ave., Madison WI 53706. Application deadline is Sept. 26.

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