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LEDA Virtual Job Fair


Employers interested in posting their job openings on the LEDA Virtual job fair (at no cost) can send job description, qualifications, and application method to LEDA's Director of Workforce Development by email.

In addition to posting your vacancies on LEDA's website, positions are also distributed to a network of workforce centers and educational institutions as appropriate.

Position: Transportation/MPO Director

The Transportation/MPO Director is responsible for managing professional and support staff and a $2.5 million budget in order to carry out the mission of the Acadiana MPO in compliance with state and federal requirements. This responsibility includes ensuring that funds awarded to the Acadiana MPO are properly managed, contractual obligations are fulfilled, work described in the Unified Planning Work Program is performed well, and administrative and personnel policies of the Acadiana MPO and its fiduciary agent, APC, are fully implemented.

A degree in planning, engineering, design, public policy, public management, or a closely related field. A master’s degree is preferred.
Capacity to work collaboratively with elected and appointed officials of local, state, and federal governments.
At least 15 years of experience in transportation planning or public management, with progressively more managerial experience.
Extensive knowledge and experience with federal planning and funding regulations.
Understanding of transportation modeling, forecasting, and quantitative methods.
Strong communication and presentation skills.
Ability to interact well with all levels of employees, to inspire staff, and to encourage innovation.
Experience working with or for an MPO is preferred.

Salary Range:

Dependent on Experience

Application Requirements:
Qualified candidates should submit their resume’, salary history, and references to
[email protected] by July 24, 2019.

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Resume Prep & Job Search Assistance

Click below to find more information on visiting the local Business & Career Solutions Center at 706 E. Vermilion Street, Lafayette, LA where staff can assist you with resume preparation assistance, job search assistance, and referrals to training and employment opportunities.


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