South West Transit Association
Director of Transportation Services
|Working Title||DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION SERVICES|
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Department||Campus Auxiliary Services|
|Scope of Job|
To direct, plan and oversee all University transportation functions related to public transit, transportation demand management, and regionally coordinated transportation while maintaining passenger safety and customer satisfaction.
|Description of Duties|
General supervision from assigned supervisor.
Direct supervision of assigned staff.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
As condition of employment this position requires the applicant to be authorized to operate a University-Owned Vehicle for Official University Business. Per University of Texas System Policy 157, applicants will be subject to a motor vehicle record check for their most recent thirty-six (36) month history. Out of State Drivers are required to submit a 36-month history MVR from their prior State of residence(s).
Preferred: CDL Class B or higher with Passenger Endorsement or the ability to obtain one within one (1) year of hire.
Five (5) years of experience working with public transit in a managerial/supervisory position, transportation planning, transportation logistics, and/or transportation operations. Experience with federal transportation funding requirements and guidelines including supervisory experience.
Use of standard office equipment. Use of mobile radio provided by university and cell phone.
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office Environment; may encounter hazardous, noisy, and busy conditions on roads. Travel, evening, and weekend work is frequently required. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. UTRGV is a distributed institution, which requires presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley.
Exceptional planning and organizational skills. Requires excellent verbal, communication, and customer service skills. Self-motivated and ability to work unsupervised. Strong organizational and management skills. Experience in interacting extensively with students, faculty, staff, and the general public. This position will be subject to a motor vehicle record check, criminal background check, and drug & alcohol exam. Knowledge of Texas Department of Transportation and Federal Transit Administration regulations and policies.
|Minimum Salary||Commensurate with Experience|
|Posted Salary||Commensurate with Experience|
|Position Available Date||03/09/2023|
|Grant Funded Position||No|
|If Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date|
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.
|Special Instructions to Applicants|
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.
Salary : Commensurate with Experience