Research & Innovation Office Director
Organization: Minnesota DOT
Location: St. Paul, Minn.
Deadline: Jan. 14
Salary: up to $128,203 annually.
Description: How would you like to provide leadership and managerial direction for Minnesota’s Office of Research and Innovation? The Minnesota DOT (MnDOT) seeks a Research & Innovation Office Director.
About MnDOT: We are driven to find talented, innovative employees for Minnesota’s nationally recognized transportation system. We work to build the best team in the transportation industry to ensure that Minnesota thrives with a safe, sustainable and leading edge transportation system. You will be surrounded by a diverse community of experts, each driven by challenging work and motivated by the greater good. You will understand the impact of the work you are doing and be able to see the benefit you are providing to the citizens of Minnesota. You can set your sights high and use your strengths to grow within the organization. MnDOT offers superior health and retirement benefits as well as a solid commitment to work-life balance, which provides you the tools to thrive both at work and outside of work.
MnDOT offers excellent employee benefits, such as low-cost health and dental insurance, and affordable dependent coverage. Other benefits include:
Duties and Responsibilities: As the Research & Innovation Office Director, you will lead and encourage creation and implementation of innovative practices; and develop, deliver, and provide statewide strategic direction for transportation research investments for Minnesota’s Department of Transportation (MnDOT).
Additional responsibilities will include:
Qualifications: To minimally qualify, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in planning, public administration, engineering or related field AND three (3) years of managerial experience in the field of transportation planning and program delivery OR two (2) years managerial experience and two (2) years advanced supervisory experience in a major transportation program which includes experience developing and implementing policies and budgets. (NOTE: managerial means those positions accountable for determining, securing, and allocating human, financial, and other resources needed to accomplish objectives.)
If you meet the above minimum qualifications, and want to be considered further in the selection process, you must provide a summary of your experience in the areas below in a cover letter and attach it with your resume to the online application.
Application Procedure: 1. Go to mn.gov/careers and click “External Applicant – Search for Jobs Now”. 2. Using the keyword search box type in, 28949. 3. Select the job title, review the posting, and then click “Apply” at the bottom of the posting to start your application. 4. When prompted for your Referral Source, list “Other – CTAA”. **Applications must be received on mn.gov/careers by 1/14/2019 to be considered**
Questions? Contact Mao Lowe, MnDOT Recruitment Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-366-3383.