Transportation Program Analyst (514663)

  • CSU, Sacramento
  • Sacramento, California
  • Feb 09, 2023
Full Time Project Management Transportation or Transit

Job Description


Working Title: Transportation Program Analyst

Classification Title: Administrative Analyst/Specialist Exempt I

Posting Details

Posting will remain open until filled. Priority application deadline is Tuesday February 21st, 2023 at 11:55PM PST

Please Note: As of Wednesday, February 8th, 2023 this position is under active recruitment. Apply today!

(Prior applicants need not reapply.)

Hiring Preference

Eligible on-campus applicants in California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) Bargaining Units 2,5,7, and 9 will be given first consideration in the recruitment.

Position Summary

FLSA: Exempt (not eligible for overtime compensation under FLSA). Position is benefits-eligible

CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,897 - $7,051 per month

Hiring Range: Anticipated hiring range is near or at the minimum of the classification range

Recruitment Type: Temporary and renewable. Reappointment is contingent on funding, work performance, and recommendation of supervisor. May become permanent under the terms of the MOU.

Time Base: Full-Time

Pay Plan: 12 month

Work Hours: Monday through Friday; 8am - 5pm. Hours may vary depending on department need.

Department Information

Under the general supervision of the Director, the Transportation Program Analyst will use quantitative and qualitative methods to analyze the effectiveness of the university transportation program. The incumbent will assist the Director with developing and implementing benchmarking metrics and reporting methodology to evaluate the cost-effectiveness and efficiency of investments in alternative transportation. Under general direction, the Transportation Program Analyst will make data-driven decisions to inform the growth and development of the university transportation program and ensure that programmatic goals are met in a manner that supports CSU sustainability goals.

Incumbent will work closely with other campus departments, student organizations, community partners, and consultants to develop and host outreach and educational events to increase participation in new and existing campus sustainable transportation programs. Incumbent will develop effective marketing strategies to ensure that all transportation programs and related information are promoted.

Under general direction of the Director, the incumbent will collaborate with other campus departments, university academics, and external consultants to research and develop innovative transportation solutions; develop and implement pilot programs; and seek out grants related to alternative transportation programs and sustainable transportation.

The incumbent will play an active role in campus alternate transportation discussions and issues as well as local and regional transit issues. The incumbent will represent the university in discussions and on committees with other CSU, local and external agencies and will maintain collaborative relationships with campus partners, external agencies and officials as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Entry to this classification requires general knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/or program field with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.

Required Qualifications

General Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Knowledge of and ability to apply experience to complex programs and/or administrative specialties, including pertinent laws and regulations. Experience in administrative survey techniques, operations and systems analysis, statistical and research methods. Ability to maintain a department level website and related social media services such as Facebook and Twitter. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, local and regional agencies, and lead community engagement and outreach efforts. Experience in drafting policy updates and compliance and implementation guidelines, writing reports and giving presentations.
Knowledge of the principles, problems, and methods of public and business administration and operational and fiscal management. Ability to interpret and evaluate results to develop sound conclusions and recommend new or revised policies. Demonstrated consultative skills in working with internal and external constituent groups. Skill in the research, development and evaluation of policies and programs, including skill in the collection, evaluation, and interpretation of data to develop sound conclusions and make appropriate recommendations.
Ability to:
Take initiative and work independently to determine effective approaches to projects and priorities. Organize, coordinate, and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved. Understand problems from a broad, interactive perspective and discern applicable underlying principles to conceive. Develop strategic solutions; work with representatives from public and private entities and handle potentially sensitive situations. Effectively present ideas and concepts in written or presentation format and use consultative and facilitation skills to gain consensus. Apply experience to the complexity of maintaining effective university-community partnerships in both face-to-face and online contexts.
Conditions of Employment:
  • Ability to pass a background check.

Other Requirements:
  • Possession of a valid Driver’s license and maintenance of a good driving record.

Preferred Qualifications

16. Twelve (12) months of program development, evaluation, marketing and administration in sustainable transportation and planning preferred.

17. Experience working in an institute of higher education

18. Knowledge of T2 Systems (Parking management system) and the Sac State Visitor Parking Database

19. Experience working directly with customers in a busy, diverse and visible environment

20. Working Knowledge of Sac State policies and procedures.

Documents Needed to Apply

Resume, cover letter, diversity statement. Failure to upload these documents to the online application may result in disqualification. Instructions for diversity statement: Please explain how your background has prepared you to work in a diverse environment such as Sac State. 500-word limit.

About Sac State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State’s 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “ As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement. ” As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student success , diversity, equity and inclusion , community engagement , philanthropy , and campus safety .

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code , Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State ? page.

Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position. One variation of background check required could be a LiveScan screening, which involves submitting fingerprints at a certified LiveScan Service Center.

COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

Out of State Employment Policy

Sacramento State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees (up)on date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit .

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit .

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at .
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

Eligibility Verification

Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the United States. California State University, Sacramento is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (i.e. H-1-B Visa).

Note to Applicants:

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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