Maurice Jenkins serves as the principal advisor to the Aviation Director on all matters related to information management and information technology. He has served in this capacity since September 2000. Mr. Jenkins is responsible for defining and managing capital planning and investment management processes to ensure their successful implementation and integration with the department budget, acquisition and planning processes.
He has full strategic and tactical responsibility for the direction, planning, creation and operation of the Aviation Department’s information technology infrastructure, telecommunications services, end-user support services and training.
Prior to his appointment as Division Director, he served as the Aviation Department’s Chief of Information Systems, responsible for the development and implementation of standards-based policies and procedures that support business operations and improved the overall quality of service of enterprise IT systems.
Jenkins strategic vision recently culminated in his Network Operation Center, operated by Black Box Network Services, which achieved ISO 20000 IT Service management certification. This initiative displays his dedication to providing the highest level of service governed by industry best practices.
Jenkins graduated from the University of Miami with a bachelor’s degree in business and computer information systems. He also earned certifications in strategic management from FIU and human resource management from Nova Southeastern University.
Jenkins served as the chairman of the Business Information Technology Committee (BIT), which was established by Airports Council International (ACI) to set strategic objectives future technology direction for airports. He was also responsible for forming and served as chairman of the Florida Airports Council’s Information Technology committee. Jenkins has given presentations on implementation solutions to key IT leaders for IATA (International Air Transport Association) and airport IT conferences in the U.S. and internationally.
Jenkins is a volunteer with United Way and Big Brothers/Big Sisters and is a member of the NAACP and the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO). He is a University of Miami Mentor, 1997 Leadership Miami graduate, and served as president of the local chapter of the Black Data Processing Associates. He is an active member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and enjoys golf, fishing and cooking.
- Facilities Management
- Governmental Affairs
- Minority Affairs
- Public Safety, Security and Communications
- Airside Operations, Noise Abatement and Wildlife, Aviation Enforcement and General Aviation Airpors (GAA)
- Aviation Planning, Land Use and Grants
- Capital Finance Manager
- Cash Management
- Civil and Environmental Engineering
- Commodities Management
- Contracts Administration
- Financial Planning and Performance Analysis
- Fine Arts and Cultural Affairs
- Human Resources
- Information Systems
- Landside Operations
- North Terminal Development Program
- Professional Compliance
- Protocol and International Affairs
- Real Estate Management
- Terminal Maintenance
- Terminal Operations & Customer Service
- Utilities Maintenance