Associate Administrator for Regional Operations and Program Delivery

Organization/Company
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Job Status
Position Type/Sector
Government – Federal

Summary

The Associate Administrator for Regional Operations and Program Delivery is responsible for providing direction to one Office Director and ten Regional Administrators, while serving as an advisor to the Office of the Administrator and other senior officials on field level highway safety activities. The Associate Administrator provides national leadership while administering state and community highway safety programs (section 402 and other grant funds) through the NHTSA field organizations.

Duties

The Associate Administrator serves as NHTSA’s lead grant administration and field safety program executive whose goal is to create highway safety programs that will significantly reduce roadway crashes and fatalities. This senior executive acts in this role to provide advice and consultation to the Office of the Administrator and other senior officials concerning the status of State and field highway safety activities and initiatives; administers Federal highway safety grant programs; and exercises responsibilities to manage NHTSA’s relationships and coordinative activities with State and local communities as they develop their comprehensive highway safety programs.

Administers Federal highway safety grant programs and exercises responsibilities to manage NHTSA’s relationships and coordinative activities with State and local communities as they develop their comprehensive highway safety programs.

Directs activities of NHTSA headquarters Office of Grants Management and Operations and the ten regional offices in providing guidance to the regions for their contacts with States and local communities that are designed to accomplish the Agency mission while fully meeting its statutory requirements.

Further directs development, review, implementation and coordination of regional safety programs, policies and procedures, and reviews and approves or disapproves State Highway Safety Plans. Works closely with NHTSA Chief Information Officer to manage some of the Agency’s major information systems for grants, and with the Agency’s Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Chief Counsel to administer NHTSA’s grant funds to States and Territories.

Provides management and operational direction to the Regional Administrators and evaluates regional office performance in carrying out the Agency mission. Acts to improve regional offices operations and decides such significant regional matters as organizational changes, delegations of authority and responsibility, establishment of program plans, key personnel appointments and resource allocations.

How to Apply

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