AMANDA L. KELEBIT
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.
City of Lincoln Planning Department
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 .
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 .
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 .
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
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
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 .
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.
community and regional planning
Master’s Degree (2016- present)
Expected Graduation December 2018
Bachelor’s Degree (2011- 2014)
With Civil Engineering Electives
GIS and map analysis
SketchUp 3D Modelling
Survey and research
Planning and coordination
Leadership and management
Creative writing and communication
Illustrator, Indesign and Photoshop
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
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.
American Planning Association
Student Planning Association of Nebraska
International Graduate Student Association