Civil - Transportation, Civil - Urban and Community Planning, Civil Engineering
4 Year Degree
Under general direction, the Senior Program Analyst provides highly complex and comprehensive program coordination, program management, and administrative support in the development, implementation, and administration of the Alameda CTC’s Safe Routes to Schools program and other Alameda CTC programs as needed (e.g. Student Transit Pass program, Paratransit program, TDM program). The Senior Analyst will oversee the day to day operations of programs; oversee, manage, and regularly coordinate with contractors; foster cooperative working relationships and act as liaison with various community, public, and regulatory agencies, including schools, school districts, and local jurisdictions for the Safe Routes to Schools Program; analyze programmatic practices and procedures and make recommendations for operational, policy, and procedural improvements; oversee and conduct program evaluations; and develop, summarize, and maintain administrative and fiscal records. In addition, this position requires the ability to oversee and conduct needs analyses, feasibility studies, and evaluations for assigned projects and programs; and foster cooperative working relationships and act as liaison with various community, public, and regulatory agencies.
The Ideal Candidate Will:
Understand advanced principles and practices of transportation program development and administration.
Have experience with and/or knowledge of Safe Routes to Schools Programs.
Have experience with contract management and program administration.
Understand current trends in transportation programming.
Have strong project and/or program management skills, and knowledge of analytical processes, and report preparation techniques.
Possess excellent knowledge of research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures and be able to run complex transportation program and project studies.
Key Responsibilities (not a comprehensive listing)
Plans, oversees, administers, and coordinates all aspects of Alameda CTC’s Safe Routes to Schools and assists with other programs, such as the Affordable Student Transit Pass program, Transportation Demand Management, and other planning efforts as needed.
Develops strategic direction, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for Alameda CTC’s Safe Routes to School program and for other programs as directed.
Conducts a variety of analytical and operational studies and analyses regarding the program; identifies, plans, develops, and implements new or revised protocols, systems, procedures, and methods of operation; compiles and analyzes data and makes recommendations.
Directly manages and directs the work of multiple consultants and contractors to effectively implement the Safe Routes to School program and other programs, including establishing priorities, milestones, and program monitoring processes to ensure the consultants/contractors are meeting established goals and objectives.
Prepares and submits program summaries and reports for staff, committees, the Board, and other audiences; prepares various other regulatory, committee, and staff reports, resolutions, ordinances, and correspondence regarding assigned activities.
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in transportation planning, project management, business administration, public administration, or a related field.
Five (5) years of responsible administrative experience in the transportation field related to area of assignment. Experience managing programs and managing consulting contracts.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver’s License by time of appointment.
Ability to occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and place information. For outreach events, employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds.
The mission of the Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda CTC) is to plan, fund and deliver transportation programs and projects that expand access and improve mobility to foster a vibrant and livable Alameda County.
Alameda CTC coordinates countywide transportation planning efforts; programs local, regional, state and federal funding; and delivers projects and programs including t...hose approved by voters in Alameda County transportation expenditure plans for Measure B, Measure BB and the Vehicle Registration Fee.
Alameda CTC is a joint powers authority governed by a 22-member Commission comprised of elected officials from each of the 14 cities in Alameda County, all five members of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors and elected representatives from AC Transit and BART.
Alameda CTC's main responsibilities are to:
Plan for the future of transportation in Alameda County.
Fund critical transportation programs that serve the public including youth, seniors and people with disabilities.
Deliver innovative transportation projects that extend the life of aging infrastructure, protect the environment, improve transportation access for communities and businesses, and improve goods movement.
Alameda CTC was created in July 2010 by the merger of the Alameda County Congestion Management Agency (ACCMA) and the Alameda County Transportation Improvement Authority (ACTIA), to streamline operations, eliminate redundancies and save taxpayers’ dollars. As a result of the merger, Alameda CTC is able to implement more cost-effective methods for planning, funding and delivering programs and projects that benefit Alameda County residents and businesses.
Alameda CTC has five standing committees and receives regular public input from advisory committees made up of the public and agency partners. The public is invited to participate at Commission and committee meetings to help us fulfill our promise to voters to improve transportation and foster a vibrant and livable Alameda County.