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  • Manager - Transit Analysis
    Date Posted: February 22, 2019

    Port Authority of Allegheny County
    Pittsburgh, PA

    Port Authority is seeking a Manager — Transit Analysis to manage the procedures surrounding the collection, analysis and interpretation of data from various sources as it relates to providing transit services to the public and planning for future changes to those services. Manages the Planning Analyst and their performance. Advises Director of Planning on the evaluation of transit services and opportunities for continued growth and innovation with regard to Authority goals and objectives.

    Essential Functions:

    • Coordinates and oversees the collection, analysis and interpretation of data from various sources. Ensures integrity and accuracy; researches causes of inconsistencies and anomalies and makes recommendations to resolve.
    • Develops policies and procedures that maximize transparency and timeliness of public-facing, transit-related data while simultaneously decreasing staff time spent responding to individual requests for data.
    • Works collaboratively within Planning and with various departments and other agencies to identify roadblocks to increasing efficiency, effectiveness and equity of transit services and uses data to drive suggestions for growth.
    • Manages the daily activities and development of the Planning Analyst. Sets goals and objectives, monitors performance and encourages growth.

    Job requirements include:

    • BA/BS degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Transportation Planning, Business Administration, Analytics, Information Systems Management or related field. Directly related experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.
    • Minimum of five (5) years' experience in data analysis, strategic planning or transportation planning.
    • Demonstrated ability to gather, analyze, and interpret complex data through understanding sampling methodologies, data integrity and data cleansing methods.
    • Demonstrated ability in the use of Windows, Microsoft Word and Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Demonstrated ability in the use of SQL or other database languages(s) to modify existing and create new queries against established datasets.
    • Demonstrated ability in the use of Geographic Information Systems (ArcGIS) or other mapping tools.
    • Effective and professional communication skills.

    Preferred attributes:

    • Master's degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Transportation Planning, Business Administration, Analytics, Information Systems Management or related field.
    • Demonstrated experience in visualization of data for presentation and exploration purposes, from both a conceptual visualization ability and use to tools (Tableau, PowerBI or similar).
    • Supervisory experience.

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