Transportation Director - Village of Schaumburg, IL

GovHR USA | Schaumburg, IL

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Posted Date 10/23/2023

Are you ready to make a significant impact in the dynamic Village of Schaumburg, IL? We're seeking a trailblazing leader to take the helm of our forward-thinking municipal Transportation Department.

Why Schaumburg?

Schaumburg, a vibrant community located just 28 miles northwest of Chicago, is a haven of opportunity and growth. Boasting a population of 78,723, Schaumburg is not just any village; it's a thriving hub of excellence. From Woodfield Mall to over 200 bustling restaurants and 30 hotels, the Al Larson Prairie Center for the Arts, the Wintrust Baseball Stadium, the Schaumburg Regional Airport, and the Schaumburg Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center, Schaumburg has it all. It's a place where high-quality municipal services and economic development meet a myriad of cultural and recreational amenities.

The Challenge Awaits!

As our Transportation Director, you will be the visionary leader of our multi-modal transportation network, overseeing everything from cutting-edge roadway systems to public transit, aviation, and bicycle networks. Our Transportation Department, already a driving force with six dedicated full-time employees, partners closely with neighboring communities and regional and state agencies to ensure our transportation system aligns with our vision for Schaumburg.

What We Expect:

Advanced Knowledge: A thorough understanding of transportation systems and regulations, with a track record of creative problem-solving and the ability to apply best practices.

Collaborative Expertise: The talent to facilitate collaboration, integrating and solving problems to ensure the sustainability of our roadway system, bicycle network, aviation system, and public transit.

Customer-Centric: Experience working with internal and external stakeholders, from federal and state agencies to local planning organizations, and the Village Board. Your recommendations will be vital in shaping future transportation policies that will benefit the public.


A master's degree in a related discipline or a commitment to obtain one within 3 years.

A licensed professional engineer in the State of Illinois, ICMA-CM or AICP certification (desired).

A minimum of five years' experience in transportation coordination and at least five years of team leadership experience.

Rewarding Compensation:

We recognize your value, and we offer a competitive starting salary range of $144,248 to $192,267 (plus DOQ).

Apply Now!

Your opportunity to shape the future of transportation in Schaumburg awaits. Apply online by November 17, 2023. Don't forget to include your résumé, a compelling cover letter, and the contact information for five professional references. For inquiries, reach out to Kathleen Rush, Vice President, GovHR USA, at 847-380-3240 ext. 122.

Schaumburg, IL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Join us on this exciting journey!

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