Program Manager III

City of Austin

Austin, TX
Apply Now

The Program Manager III position will lead Transportation Demand Management planning, parking enterprise, programming, contract management for the Austin Transportation Department. In addition, this position must be effective and savvy in media (social, other), communications, and stakeholder engagement.

Immediate Projects:

  • Movability Contract
  • MetroBike TASA Grant Application (oversight)
  • Supervisor: managing program staff for MetroBike, Movability, Get There ATX
  • SPOC for TDM with CAMPO, CAPCOG, TxDOT and other regional partners.

Priority Goals:

  • Successfully manage a team of professionals for the delivery of Transportation Demand Management programs.
  • Establish metric, KPIs, and perform data analysis to quantify outcomes for TDM.
  • Transportation modeling.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience communicating and interacting with a variety of individuals such as internal and external stakeholders, including presenting at meetings and public events.
  • Proven professional knowledge of transportation planning and Transportation Demand Management (TDM) practices, principles, and performance measures and metrics.
  • Experience with contract management or delivery of programs.
  • Knowledge of supervisory and managerial techniques and principles, supervising, coaching, mentoring.
  • Experience working with Metropolitan Planning Organization or other regional transportation planning organizations for TDM initiatives.
  • Experience in developing effective social media outreach and communications programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation with Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to the job, plus five (5) years of experience in a field related to the job, including two (2) years of experience which were in a supervisory, project or program management capacity.

Licenses or Certifications:

  • Valid Texas Class C Driver License.
  • To be considered for this position, candidates must apply online at:

Please review additional postings with the Austin Transportation Department. The City of Austin has excellent benefits and provides an exceptional retirement system as well as a 457 plan for its employees.

About Austin, Texas

Austin has long been known as a technologically advanced city, a place where new ideas go to be tested and adopted. Austin has enjoyed a robust and diverse economy for the past 10 years, with economic indicators regularly exceeding national averages. Austin metropolitan area is one of the fastest growing in the country, with a 2.9 percent increase in population in 2016. Austin, Texas has a population of 926,000, making it the 11th largest city in the country. One of the country’s most popular, high-profile “green” and culturally dynamic cities, Austin was selected as the #1 Best Places to Live (US News and World Report 4/2017), # 5 Top 25 Future-Ready US Cities (Convention Management Association Convene Magazine, 2/2016), “Best City for the Next Decade” (Kiplinger), the “Best Places to Live in the US” (US News), the “Top Creative Center” in the US ( and #1 on the “On Numbers Economic Index” as the fastest growing economy.

EOE - City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act.

Deadline: 04/03/2023

Posted March 7, 2023, 10:05 AM PST

Find your next career opportunity in planning and urban design.

Planetizen Courses logo

Planetizen Courses: Online Training in Urban Planning

Access more than 250 urban planning courses on your computer, phone, or tablet. Learn today, plan for tomorrow.

View Courses

Edmonton, Canada

Planetizen AICP Exam Prep Class logo

Planetizen AICP* Exam Prep Class

88% of students who took our class passed the exam and became AICP* certified.

View Class