Reports To: Anne Strauss Weider, Director of Freight Planning
Position Type: Grant Funded
Position Summary: Under the direction of the Director of Freight Planning, the Principal Planner: Freight Planning will be responsible for performing a full range of technical planning, research, analysis, contributions to written materials, and outreach activities in the specialized field of freight and goods movement planning. The job requires knowledge of goods movement, freight and supply chains, the application of tools of analysis, the ability to research freight and related topics and produce reports, as well as the ability of effectively engage and interact with industry stakeholders as well as other public and private agencies and interests.
Prerequisite Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s Degree in transportation planning, supply chain, regional economics, public policy, or engineering. Five (5) years of applied experience in freight or logistics planning, or the movements of goods in a regional or metropolitan setting or a related field. At the university’s discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the university, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.
Internal Number: req1958
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