AMANDA L. KELEBIT

SUMMARY

  • Experience in Planning for 2 years and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for 3 years.

  • Skills include data collection, survey research and public process facilitation. Assist in various projects planning, documentation and presentations.

  • Dedicated and fast learner in multiple planning topics, and passionate about the community and environment.


related eXPERIENCE

PROFESSIONAL PROJECT 

City of Lincoln Planning Department

(01/2018-present)

  • Currently working on Professional Non-theses Project titled ‘Multimodal Transportation Network in Lincoln, Nebraska in partial fulfillment of Master’s degree.

  • Project area includes involvement with various transportation planning projects such as bike share, autonomous shuttle, trail counts segments, traffic counts, accidents data analysis, and study on transit system.

PLANNING- CONSTRUCTION INTERN

City of Lincoln Parks and RecreatioN .

(06/2017-present)

  • Organize research for property information, verify legal descriptions, update construction plan. Design graphic materials such as plan drawings, plan sheet, GIS maps for public presentations as well as display boards and flyers.

  • Participate in project planning, development and coordination tasks. Update maps for reservation purpose and create Story Maps for parks in City of Lincoln.

GIS STUDENT WORKER/ GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT

University of Nebraska- Lincoln Facilities Planning & Construction .

(10/2017-present)

  • Update project construction progress and collect Global Positioning System

  • (GPS) data of campus feature sites and utilities using Trimble survey equipment. Create and maintain on-campus GIS databases. Illustrate proposed sites, signs and utility installation.

PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT INTERN

City of Lincoln Mayor’s OfficE .

(06-08/2018)

  • Conducted public interviews and composed reports on prototype results of Autonomous Shuttle Project.

  • Analyzed online survey data, facilitated open-house and focus groups.

  • Collaborated on grant planning and implementation process.

COURSEWORK: PLANNING STUDIO

NeighborWorks Lincoln and South Bottoms Historic District

(08-12/2017)

  • Oversaw project efforts and strategized team for data collection, research and proposed historic preservation plan.

  • Worked with stakeholders and residents through public meeting.

  • Brainstormed map routes for historic tour map.

COURSEWORK: ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING & POLICY

University of Nebraska- Lincoln

(08-12/2017)

  • Collaborated and presented to class Eastern Saline Wetlands Conservation Plan, Kansas Statewide Rails-to-Trails Plan and Yankee Hill Neighborhood Study.

  • Summarized Prairie Corridor on Haines Branch Environmental Planning.

COURSEWORK: INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Community Crops in Lincoln, Nebraska .

(08-12/2014)

  • Researched and identified new sites for new community gardens using GIS and Census data.

  • Created heat maps based on land suitability, resident’s income and food desert susceptibility.

  • Designed poster for data, maps and proposed sites presentation.

 

education

community and regional planning

Master’s Degree (2016- present)

Expected Graduation December 2018

geography

Bachelor’s Degree (2011- 2014)

With Civil Engineering Electives


skills

  • GIS and map analysis

  • SketchUp 3D Modelling

  • Public involvement

  • Survey and research

  • Planning and coordination

  • Leadership and management

  • Creative writing and communication

  • Illustrator, Indesign and Photoshop

  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)


additional experience

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM MENTOR

university of nebraska- lincoln nebraska transportation center

  • Trained mentors and taught middle and elementary school students in STEM- related hands-on activities.

INTERNATIONAL ORIENTATION LEADER

university of nebraska- lincoln new student enrollment office

  • Lead and guided prospective and incoming new students on campus.

UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANT

university of nebraska- lincoln computer science and engineering

  • Collaborated on class teaching, gradings and assignments for intro to programming class.


affiliations

  • American Planning Association

  • Student Planning Association of Nebraska

  • International Graduate Student Association