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Organizational Performance Specialist


The organizational performance specialist performs advanced and complex responsibilities in one or more of the following areas: designing, conducting, or leading advanced research that addresses social, economical, environmental, or other factors influencing organizational performance; developing and applying statistical and mathematical techniques in analyzing research data; and overseeing the preparation and submission of contract proposals, execution of contracts, and the analysis and administration of contract procedures and project funds. Responsibilities are performed under general supervision.

Typical responsibilities:

  • Organizes and leads organizational performance research projects involving social, economical, environmental, transportation, and business related issues.
  • Develops and coordinates the implementation of organizational performance improvement initiatives or programs designed to increase efficiency and cost effectiveness of department operations.
  • Investigates and analyzes unusual or complex issues and problems; develops recommendations for solutions to problems and prepares reports of investigations.
  • Develops and implements contract administration programs and processes; works with department staff to develop and review contract proposals to ensure conformance with necessary guidelines and procedures.

Typical qualifications:

Master's Degree: Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics, Sociology, or related field Six years of progressive experience in transportation planning, research, organizational performance, or other related positions, including demonstrated ability to manage teams and multiple projects, and focus on several functional areas of department operations.

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