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TOD Project Manager


Salt Lake City, UT, United States


Jun 10, 2024



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Job Summary

Under the direction of the Director of Real Estate and TOD, promotes UTA’s TOD vision and strategy by managing the day-to-day TOD project operations and supporting coordination with internal and external stakeholders.  Assists in the creation of development proposals and agreements.  Ensures compliance with local, state and federal regulations.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Real Estate Development, or other related field required. Advanced degrees or certifications in Project Management, Urban Design, Architecture, Urban Planning, Construction Management, or related fields are preferred.


Five years experience in transit and real estate development, to include property development, community engagement, project planning and design, and real estate financial analysis.  Two years working with government entities regarding economic development issues, community building, and real estate matters.  Two years managing project teams is preferred.

To carry out essential functions of this job, must have a valid Utah’s driver’s license with no more than four moving violations in the past three years; or, if a non-driver, must be able to travel efficiently by another means to and from varied locations within UTA’s service area.  Lack of a driver’s license does not necessarily preclude employment.  No applicant may have more than one violation of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within the last ten years. 

This job requires regular and predictable attendance.


  • Real-estate development
  • Transit-Oriented Development
  • Negotiation principles
  • Zoning and entitlements
  • Real estate finance and financial analysis
  • Urban design
  • Transit planning
  • Environmental constraints/obligations


  • Organization
  • Leadership
  • Analytical & quantitative
  • Land-use design and planning
  • Budget management
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Competency in financial analysis, budgeting, and cash flow forecasting
  • Computer software including spreadsheets, document creation and layout, GIS, CAD


  • Work with a variety of disciplines and stakeholders
  • Meets tight deadlines
  • Works independently
  • Clearly communicates complex concepts

This job requires regular and predictable attendance.

- OR -

An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

[UTA reserves the right to determine the equivalencies of education and experience.]

As a full-time Administrative Employee, your Total Rewards Benefits Package will include:
  • Health, dental, vision, life/AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance (eligible after 30 days of employment), with Flexible Spending and Dependent Care accounts. Choice between Traditional Co-Pay or High Deductible Health Plans for medical coverage. HSA with company match available to employees enrolled in the HDHP. Benefit plans include coverage for domestic partners (eligibility affidavit required for coverage).
  • Onsite Health and Wellness Clinics for medical care at no cost to employees, spouses, domestic partners, and dependent children.
  • 22 days of accrued paid time off (13 vacation days and 9 sick days), which increases with tenure at UTA.
  • 10 paid holidays and two paid (2) floating holidays per year.
  • Retirement options - Pension Plan with 5-year vesting schedule and 457 Contribution Plan, available for immediate contributions and company matching.
  • Generous tuition reimbursement for higher education, available for any higher education degree (bachelor, master, or PHD). Course of study must be approved prior to enrollment.
  • Training, development, and career advancement opportunities.
  • Paid parental leave for birth, adoption, and child placement (after 12 months of employment).
  • Free transit passes for employees, their spouses, and their dependent children.
  • Employee assistance program – includes counseling, legal services, financial planning, etc.
  • UTA Well – a comprehensive wellness program designed to support employees and dependents in their health and wellness goals.
  • Free on-site fitness facilities and discounted membership to VASA Fitness and EoS Fitness.
  • Discounted cell phone plans with T-Mobile and AT&T.
  • Pet insurance plan options (tailored plan coverage based on pet’s health and needs).
For more information on UTA’s Total Rewards benefits package, please visit:
Pay Range: Commensurate with experience
If interested, Open until filled.
* Utah Transit Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer of all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, covered veterans, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants needing an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act for any part of the application process should contact UTA Human Resources at 801-287-2324. A minimum of two workdays’ notice prior to the need for the accommodation is required.
*Utah Transit Authority is a drug-free workplace, subject to federal drug and alcohol testing regulations under 49 CFR Part 40, 655, and 219. All offers for employment are contingent upon a successful pre-employment drug test. If a pre-employment test returns a non-negative result, an application for employment may be rejected. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion and post-accident testing for drug and alcohol use. All safety sensitive employees are subject to random testing for drug and alcohol use.


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