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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now Job no: 101077-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Architecture, Construction, Planning, Facilities, Skilled Trades, Maintenance, Transportation Services, Event Planning, Program Coordination

Position Summary:

This position assists and is supervised by the Commuter Solutions Manager. Its role includes research, analysis, planning, development, implementation, administration and continuous improvement of Commuter Solutions programs. This position also assists with the day-to-day operation of Commuter Solutions programs such as flex parking, campus bus service, employee bus pass, emergency ride home program, car-pooling, van-pooling, and park and ride.

Commuter Solutions Programs support the University?s high quality learning environment. The goals of the programs include reducing the number of employees driving alone to campus, reducing traffic congestion, and improving the quality of the campus environment. To achieve these goals the Commuter Solutions team identifies long-term strategies, develops and implements incentives, and promotes commuting alternatives to driving alone to campus. This position is a key member of the Commuter Solutions team within Transportation Services.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Transportation Services, is committed to the highest standard of customer service. Transportation Services employees must demonstrate exemplary behaviors when working with others because they are representatives of a preeminent university.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's Degree required.
Master's Degree in planning, civil engineering, geography, or related field preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Master's Degree or minimum 3 years work experience in planning, analysis, program management, or related field.

Additional Information:

* Working understanding of parking and transportation issues, including transit and other alternatives to single occupancy vehicles.
* Working understanding of methods of public information and education to impact effective behavioral changes.
* Ability to develop forecasts, projections, and impact analysis.
* Ability to prepare clear, concise and complete reports and supporting documentation.
* Ability to make clear presentations to groups.
* Ability to exercise good time management.
* Ability to work effectively independently as well as in teams.
* Ability to maintain a professional and positive relationship with co-workers, university and non-university partners and stakeholders.
* Ability (preferred but not required) to use computer applications for graphics/layout (i.e. Illustrator/InDesign) and mapping (i.e. AutoCAD-LT).
* Ability to perform some minor occasional physical labor such as setting up booths and informational tables or assisting with moving bike racks.
* Ability to work outdoors occasionally.
* Ability to work limited occasional hours outside the normal schedule.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered, applications must be submitted online. To apply for this position you will need to upload a resume and cover letter. We will also require contact information for three professional references, one of which must be your current supervisor. We will not contact your current supervisor without advance notice.

A criminal background check will be conducted on all finalists.

In the event you are required to work in or around animal facilities, you will be enrolled in the appropriate medical surveillance program.

Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.


Lisa Raetzman

Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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