Program Manager - University Transportation Center (UTC)
Illinois Institute of Technology
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Internal Number: 9857
The Program Manager for Illinois Tech's University Transportation Center (UTC)—Center for Assured and Resilient Navigation in Advanced Transportation Systems (CARNATIONS)—is responsible for overseeing and coordinating research projects across five universities involved in the UTC consortium. The Program Manager will ensure compliance with all Department of Transportation (DOT) UTC program requirements, including research and financial management and reporting, UTC website and data management, and educational outreach and technology transfer.
Department: Mechanical, Material Aerospace Engi
Position Category: Full Time
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's or Master's degree.
Proven experience in program or project management, preferably in transportation, in other research fields, or in other previous UTCs.
Knowledge & Skills:
Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively engage with stakeholders at various levels.
Proficiency in data management, website content management systems, and financial management.
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills to address challenges and propose innovative solutions.
Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team in a fast-paced environment.
Illinois Institute of Technology is a national, technological, Ph.D.-granting research university, with world-renowned programs in engineering, architecture, the sciences, humanities, psychology, business, law, and design. Founded in 1940 and tracing its roots back to the 1890s with the foundings of Armour Institute of Technology and Lewis Institute, IIT brings a focused, interdisciplinary approach to education, including the Inter-professional Projects Program. With five campuses throughout the Chicago area and alumni around the world, IIT pairs the educational and cultural experiences of America's Second City with the small feel of an undergraduate population of just over 2300 and total population of just over 7400.