Regional Planning Manager

Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO)

Austin, TX United States

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Work Objective:

Under the general guidance of the Deputy Executive Director, the Regional Planning Manager administers complex regional transportation planning for the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO). Key functions include conducting multimodal transportation studies, coordinating with partner agencies, and developing and maintaining the CAMPO region’s long-range Regional Transportation Plan. The Regional Planning Manager provides highly responsible and complex support to the Transportation Policy Board, Executive Director, Deputy Executive Director, and represents CAMPO to the public and other key stakeholders.

Duties, Functions, and Responsibilities:

The list of essential functions, as outlined below, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this job description. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

- Provide highly responsible support to the Executive Director, Deputy Executive Director, CAMPO Transportation Policy Board (TPB), Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), and its subcommittees and assist in the implementation of recommended policies as directed;
- Direct the development, maintenance, and implementation of CAMPO’s long-range
Regional Transportation Plan (RTP). Responsibilities include:
o Organizing and directing staff assignments;
o Coordinating with local, state, and federal agencies;
o Collaborating with Community Engagement manager to ensure inclusive and
equitable public involvement;
o Overseeing all RTP elements including performance measures, fiscal
constraint, environmental justice review, congestion management, etc.;
o Reviewing travel demand model inputs and outputs;
o Effectively presenting the RTP process and recommendations to a diverse range of audiences including the public, elected officials, stakeholders, and other groups;

- Serve as project manager for multimodal corridor studies, thoroughfare plans, and other transportation studies. Responsibilities include:
- Overseeing active transportation plan development and implementation;
- Managing major roadway corridor studies including multimodal elements;
- Conducting subarea studies on topics including transit-oriented development,
interchanges, and freight analyses;
- Collaborate with the Short-Range Planning Manager to support the development and completion of CAMPO’s annual Transportation Improvement Program (TIP),
ensuring consistency with the RTP;
- Collaborate with the Operations and Safety Program Manager and assist with the
development of the Congestion Management Process;
- Collaborate with the Travel Demand Modeling Program Manager to develop the
regional demographic forecast, the networks for the travel demand model, the regional toll analysis and other tasks as needed;
- Support and facilitate the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC). Develop all meeting materials, and coordinate with committee members regarding questions. Direct staff
regarding work items for TAC;
- Coordinate CAMPO transportation planning activities with state and federal agencies and with local governments. Attend TxDOT meetings regarding state and federal funding, federal requirements, multimodal planning, and specific projects as needed;
- Monitor and coordinate consultant work on transportation planning studies;
- Represent CAMPO throughout the study area to assist local governments as needed and provide technical expertise on planning issues to the public and partner agencies;
- Maintain current knowledge in transportation planning developments and strategies, public policy, and legislation related to regional transportation planning issues;
- Substitute for Executive Director or Deputy Executive Director in times of absence and at requested meetings;
- Perform personnel related duties in conjunction with the Human Resources Generalist, or/and Deputy Executive Director including, but not limited to, assigning and directing work, writing performance plans, appraising performance, developing and training, counseling, rewarding and disciplining, handling complaints and grievances, reviewing time reports, and recommending the hiring, termination, and promotion of subordinates and other supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws;
- Performing other duties as assigned

How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to Mr. Chad McKeown, Deputy Executive Director at

CAMPO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with United States Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines and the Americans with Disabilities Act, CAMPO provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. CAMPO is a Drug Free & Tobacco Free Workplace.

Experience Level
Mid II (4-8 years)
AICP Level
Transportation Planning
Salary Range
70,000 to 80,000 annually (DOQ)

Contact Information

3300 N. Interstate 35
Suite 630
Austin, TX
United States
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