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Region 1 Program and Funding Manager

By September 14, 2022
  • Full Time
  • Portland, Oregon
  • Applications have closed

Oregon Department of Transportation

Business Operations Manager 1 – Region 1 Program and Funding Manager
Oregon Department of Transportation
Delivery & Operations Division – Region 1
Policy & Development Section

Salary Range:
$5,875 – $9,086

The role:  

Join our team in Region 1 as a program and funding manager! In this role, you will manage and lead unit employees. You will also play a crucial role in maintaining financial balances for the Statewide Transportation Improvement Programs (STIP), tracking approved and potential transactions, and ensuring timely and accurate STIP and Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP) amendments. Apply today!

We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for our positions and hope you will join us on our path to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are an agency that embraces social equity through our values, strategic planning, and actions. Leaning into our equity priorities means we continually examine what we do, the impact we have, and our progress toward weaving social equity into who we are. To learn more about our social equity commitments, visit our Social Equity website. 

Our first application screening is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 5th, 2022. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.

A day in the life:

  • Manage processes, procedures and timelines for the development and resourcing of the Region 1 portion of the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).
  • Develop, monitor, and report on available STIP funds and resources through tracking and regular reporting on the region’s program balances. Work with managers to identify funding needs and solutions.
  • Work with other managers to develop and oversee public and agency involvement of draft STIP materials including helping to prepare web content for internal and external sites and coordinate public meetings and open house events.
  • Coordinate the STIP and Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP) amendments and financial processes, including coordination with the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), other relevant agencies and the finance and budget division.
  • Help implement the Oregon Transportation Commission (OTC) project selection criteria and prioritization factors and assist in developing data management tools for tracking the project scoping process.
  • Monitor multiple grants and programs regarding financial performance against schedules and work plans.
  • Perform direct supervisory functions of the Region 1 STIP Coordination unit and the Region 1 Contract and Agreements unit including recruiting, hiring, coaching, evaluation, disciplinary actions and initiation of personnel actions, and prepare and monitor the unit budgets.
  • Remote work options available! Work may require occasional in person meetings, long hours and coordinating public presentations.
  • To request a copy of the position description, which includes all duties and working conditions, please email ODOTRecruitment@odot.oregon.gov.

What’s in it for you:

  • Work/life balance, 11 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules, remote work options, competitive benefits packages and so much more. Click here to learn about working at the Oregon Department of Transportation.
  • Live, work and play in Portland, Oregon!

What we need:

Five years of lead work, supervision, or progressively related experience.


Two years of related experience and a bachelor’s degree in a related field.

Driving is an essential function of this position. You must have a valid driver license and an acceptable driving record. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s). Your license does not have to be issued in Oregon to be considered.

What we’d like to see:
If you have these qualities, let us know! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward!
Note: You do not need to have all of these qualities to be eligible for this position.  

  • Skills in tracking and reporting on complex financial transactions.
  • Experience organizing complex and large scale initiatives.
  • Experience leading and supporting a small team with a variety of responsibilities.
  • Skills in navigating high pressure situations and time sensitive requests.
  • Ability to develop, promote and evolve data management systems.

Learn more and apply: 

This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on 10/05/22.

Please note that we can only accept applications through our website. 

Questions? Call 971-273-8687 or email ODOTRecruitmentEM@odot.oregon.gov.  

ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

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