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Jody Bohn Baldock
Department Manager
Academic Coordinator
Phone: (701)231-7767
Email: jody.bohn.baldock@ndsu.edu

Jody brings more than 32 years of experience in working with staff, students and soldiers in achieving their educational goals and providing human resource assistance. Retired from the U.S. Army after 23 years of service, Jody served in positions of administration, procurement, human resources and deployed to Honduras, Marshal Islands, Panama, Korea, and Operation Iraqi Freedom. That experience provides her with a global perspective and a wide range of skills. As Department Manager and Academic Coordinator for the UGPTI, she use this expertise to assist staff, faculty, and students attain professional success and growth while facilitating the growth of the transportation and logistics educational programs within UGPTI and the College of Business.

Along with the educational responsibilities of the transportation and logistics programs, she also provides guidance and support to the Mountain-Plains Consortium for research project selection and implementation, fulfilling reporting requirements, budget management, recruitment and marketing. In addition, she develops and monitors all HR strategies, systems, procedures and policies for UGPTI.

Jody implements marketing and advertising campaigns for the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute by assembling and analyzing forecasts; preparing marketing and advertising strategies, plans, and objectives; planning and organizing promotional presentations; and updating calendars.

Recent Research Activities/Major Programs of Activity

  • Department Manager/Human Resource Manager
    • Manage the recruitment and selection process
    • Support current and future institute needs through the development, engagement, motivation, and preservation of human capital.
    • Nurture a positive working environment
    • Develop and monitor overall HR strategies
  • Mountain-Plains Consortium
    • Transportation & Logistics Graduate Programs
    • Research Projects
    • Budget Management
  • PhD in Transportation and Logistics
  • Master of Managerial Logistics
  • Master of Transportation & Urban Systems
  • Marketing and Recruitment of Transportation & Logistics Graduate Programs
  • Marketing Efforts for Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute


  • 2016-Present, Department Manager/Academic Program Coordinator, Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, North Dakota State University
  • 2006-2016, Academic Coordinator, Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, North Dakota State University
  • 2005-2006, Budget Comptroller, Military Entrance Processing Station
  • 1982-2005, Human Resource Supervisor, U.S. Army National Guard


  • M.S., Managerial Logistics, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, 2017
  • B.S., Management, University of Mary, Bismarck, ND, 2003

Professional Memberships/Affiliations

  • FM Human Resource Professionals, Member
  • American Society of Transportation & Logistics, Inc., Member
  • American Marketing Association, Member
  • Former, Grandin City Council Member
  • Former, Northern Cass School Board Member
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