Position Description: The UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies (UCLA ITS) seeks an inquisitive and entrepreneurial researcher to serve as a Project Manager.
The Project Manager plans and executes studies essential to addressing planning and policy matters of significance to government agencies at the local, state, and federal levels. On the most comprehensive studies, the project manager plans and coordinates the work of multiple contributors: UCLA ITS faculty, staff, and graduate student researchers. For basic, short-term research studies, the project manager individually plans and executes research.
In addition to planning, managing, and performing research, the Project Manager contributes to the University's service and education missions. The Project Manager represents UCLA ITS research publicly, through the press and with government officials. The Project Manager also develops content for programs on topics in which they have subject matter knowledge, including the renowned annual UCLA Lake Arrowhead Symposium.
UCLA ITS is an interdisciplinary center that advances cutting-edge research and education on travel and transportation systems. UCLA ITS is a member of the University of California ITS Multicampus Research Unit, which entails close collaborations with partners at Berkeley, Davis, and Irvine.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.