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Title:  AOT Continuous Improvement Program Manager III

Application Deadline Date:  10/21/2021
Req ID:  21342
Department:  Transportation Agency

Barre, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $30.78


The AOT Continuous Improvement Program Manager is responsible for leading CI efforts across the Agency, promoting change, assisting with development of performance measures, and facilitating plans for evaluation of the measures and implemented CI efforts. Primary duties are to coordinate the operations of the program and identify and implement changes to make the program more effective. Project level issues are to be addressed by the position or escalated to the supervisor as necessary.

The candidate will participate in the future vision and evolution of the Cl program by collaborating with the Performance team and associated partners. They will also collaborate on the development, maintenance, and operations of a program implementation plan for the Agency as well as having responsibility to develop and foster a culture of continuous improvement and business process redesign in the Agency.

Additional responsibilities include developing and maintaining a framework for the CI Program, oversee the application of CI methodologies which include creating project charters and defining scope of projects, supporting the facilitator network which includes engagement with the Greenbelt network as well as other responsibilities.

The CI Program Manager may represent the Performance Unit at local, regional, or national events.

Who May Apply

This position, AOT Continuous Improvement Program Manager III (#21342), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
Please Note: This position is being recruited at multiple levels. If you would like to be considered for more than one level, you MUST apply to the specific Job Requisition.

  • AOT Continuous Improvement Program Manager II (#21501)
  • AOT Continuous Improvement Program Manager III (#21342)

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Manuel Sainz at manuel.sainz@vermont.gov.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.


Beginning September 15, 2021, State of Vermont Executive Branch employees must attest to being fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus or be subject to regular COVID-19 testing and masking requirements.

Environmental Factors

Work is performed in a standard office setting, but some travel may be required for which private means of transportation should be available. Lifting and transporting of training and/or event materials, and establishing appropriate set-up of training/event facilities, may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

Master Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or related field AND two (2) years or more work experience in organizational development or business process improvement.


Bachelor's degree AND four (4) years or more work experience in organizational development or business process improvement.


Associates degree AND six (6) years or more work experience in organizational development or business process improvement.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of the principles, practices, and tools available/associated with project management, change management, and business process analysis.
Knowledge of performance measurement.
Knowledge of Agency contracting procedures.
Knowledge of information technology (IT) applications utilized in agency operations.
Ability to identify information technology enhancements that meet business requirements.
Certification as a VTrans Lean Green Belt, or equivalent industry certification.

Special Requirements


Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
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Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.

Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier