Utah State University

Director of LTAP (Program Coordinator Sr)

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 3 months ago(4/14/2020 7:04 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
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Category (Portal Searching)
Program Management & Support
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
College of Engineering
Utah Transportation Center
Advertised Salary
Commensurate based on experience, with excellent benefits


Utah State University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Utah Transportation Center invites applications for the position of Director for Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP). The Utah Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) is a Federally and State funded program that is part of USU’s Utah Transportation Research Center.

This position is contingent upon continued Federal and State funding for the LTAP program. The Director of the Utah LTAP Center will report directly to the Director of the Utah Transportation Center and the Head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering at Utah State University. The Director will also be required to interact extensively with staff from UDOT and FHWA to ensure a proper direction for the LTAP Center. Stay up to date with the National LTAP Association on any new information.


  • The LTAP Director will be responsible for the administration of the LTAP Center's activities. This will include supervising three full time employees, part time employees and on-call instructors.
  • Provide technical assistance to local governmental agencies, creating and teaching workshops and short courses.
  • Provide a liaison between the Utah Transportation Center and the transportation industry, local and state agencies, Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and other transportation-oriented entities.
  • The Director will be required to prepare the annual work plan and budget, and to execute the work plan within the budget constraints. The preparation of an annual (PAR) and quarterly report will also be required.
  • A key activity of the Director will be to determine the critical technical training needs throughout the state of Utah and revise the current LTAP course offerings as appropriate.
  • Expand the vision of Utah LTAP towards innovation through new programs and training.
  • Travel is required for local, regional, and national conferences.


1. Bachelor's degree in a related field plus four years of experience; or a master's degree in a related field plus two years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education plus experience is required.
2. Experience as a supervisor.
3. Ability to work well with faculty, staff, and people in general.


1. Experience working in a university environment will be considered a plus.
2. Familiar with computer programs such as Outlook, Word, and Excel.
3. Experience working with governmental agencies.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume/CV- to be uploaded at the beginning of the application process.

2. Cover Letter- to be entered at the last step of the application process.



**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate based on experience, with excellent benefits


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 165 undergraduate majors, 138 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the university’s academic mission of learning, discovery, and engagement. USU is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any of its programs and activities based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy or local, state, or federal law (https://equity.usu.edu/non-discrimination).

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding USU’s non-discrimination policies: Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266; Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, hilary.renshaw@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information on the notice of non-discrimination, you may contact the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov.

Learn more at: https://equity.usu.edu/.

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


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