Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Manager

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Manager
Department Transportation Office
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time
Requisition Number S18324
Open Date 03/05/2018
Close Date
Salary Information

Salary Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications

Work Schedule

Monday through Friday, normal business hours.

Benefits Eligible Yes
Eligible for Overtime Yes
Position Summary

The Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Manager focuses on promoting sustainable transportation and smart commuting options to / from and around Rice University. The goal is to reduce parking demand and single-occupancy vehicle usage and increase other modes of transportation to campus. The incumbent needs to have a passion for Rice University and sustainable transportation in an urban setting. In general, the TDM Manager supports a combination of program operations, budget and financial, outreach and communications, and administrative support to ensure the success of strategic priorities.

It is an excellent opportunity for a new graduate or graduate student who understands the culture of Rice, is forward thinking and whose passion leans toward urban development. The role offers substantial autonomy and growth and reports to the Director of Administrative Services.

Education Required Bachelor's Degree
Concentration / Degree Type

Urban planning, architecture, engineering or related discipline.

Substitution for Education Requirement

May substitute additional related experience, above and beyond what is required, on an equivalent year for year bases in lieu of the degree.

Education Preferred
Experience Required 1 year
Type of Experience

Relevant experience in a similar position.

Substitution for Experience Requirement

Education may not be substituted for the experience requirement.

Experience Preferred

Three years of relevant experience.

License/Certification Required
License/Certification Preferred

LEED AP, AICP, AIA, CNU-Accredited, League Cycling Instructor.

Skills Required

- Ability to learn new strategies.
- Written and verbal communication skills.
- Data analysis skills.
- Ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
- Good organizational and time management skills.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team to meet expected deadlines and schedules.
- Attention to detail.
- Ability to develop program partnerships and funding sources.
- Basic knowledge of managing budgets and developing financial plans.

Skills Preferred

- A high level of self-motivation, adaptability, and integrity.
- Understanding of local transit network, bike network, and transportation agencies and organizations.
- Abilities to quickly become familiar with and to utilize new computer applications.
- Knowledge of Qualtrics and ArcGIS.
- Ability to create graphics and maps.

Internal / External Contacts

Internal: All levels of faculty, staff, and students.

External: Transit agencies, non-profit organizations, metropolitan planning organization, vendors, private companies, and other educational institutions.

Physical Demands

Must be able to get around campus. Occasional lifting (up to 50 lbs.) may be required at events.

Working Conditions

May have long periods using the computer of up to 8 hours a day.

Security Sensitive Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quick Link for Posting

Job Duties

Job Duty Name Essential Functions
Description of Job Duty

- Administers the daily operations of the TDM program with general guidance of a senior staff member.
- Conducts research, analyzes data, identifies trends and develops reports.
- Plans and monitors annual project budgets, assists in the development of longer terms budget plans.
- Recommends and implements outreach plans, including communications, events, marketing, conferences, etc.
- Plans and coordinates logistical aspects of recruitment activities.
- Provides support to faculty, staff and students as related to the program.
- For academic programs, may assist with graduate student recruitment and admissions, student records, curriculum support, coordinating the accreditation process, managing scholarships and fellowships, and monitoring student

Percentage of Time 100

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor’s degree in urban planning, architecture, engineering, or a related discipline, or additional related experience, above and beyond what is required, on an equivalent year for year bases in lieu of the degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have one year of relevant experience in a similar position?
    • Yes
    • No