The Transportation Coordinator provides oversight for University transportation services including student shuttle services, parking, and fleet oversight. Provides supervision and coordination of the Traveller student safe ride program, working as an advisor to the Traveller student leadership committee. Manages the Public Safety department’s vehicle fleet, as well as many of the other University owned fleet vehicles. Coordinates the University’s parking operations. The Transportation Coordinator must be flexible with work schedule, and be willing and able to work nights, weekends, holidays, and extra hours as necessary.
Washington and Lee University actively promotes a dynamic and inclusive environment that allows students and employees of multiple backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives to learn, work, and thrive together. Successful candidates will contribute to that environment and exhibit potential for excellence in their areas of expertise.
ESSENTIAL AND RELATED FUNCTIONS:
Coordinates drivers and vehicles to provide transportation and shuttle services for a variety of University related functions, including but not limited to: student transportation services for both local routes and nearby airports, Board of Trustees, University Advancement and academic/administrative departmental needs. Oversees driver hours within position maximums. Documents hours worked and coordinates the billing of departments for transportation services with the Business Office.
Manages the Department’s vehicle fleet, as well as many of the other University fleet vehicles, including; vehicle registration/inspection/insurance records, routine maintenance and repairs, maintaining accurate and thorough vehicle records.
Coordinates and oversees the University authorized driver programs for students and employees, including providing required training programs and maintaining an updated authorized driver list. Coordinates data and documentation needs with the University's insurance carrier.
Provides administrative oversight and coordination of the Traveller program (student safe ride transportation program), including management of contracted bus services, advising of Traveller student committee, supervision of student staff, and day-to-day operating and administrative functions of the Traveller program.
Coordinate and oversee the University’s parking operations and policies, including the University’s online parking management system (iParq), parking enforcement practices, ticket appeals, and policy updates and reviews as necessary.
Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent required with Associates degree preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in transportation, fleet management, and parking management practices preferred. Previous experience in a higher education setting is desirable. Must have strong organizational, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills. This role requires a high degree of reliability, ability to maintain confidentiality, and ability to work independently. Must be able to relate well to students, faculty and a diverse community. Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and a good driving history. Virginia CDL with passenger endorsement is preferred. Must be able to pass an extensive background check.?
The university requires employees to become fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and new employees must provide proof of at least their first shot prior to the first day of employment. Individuals may seek a medical or a religious exemption to the vaccination requirement.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please upload a cover letter and resume. You will be asked to provide names and contact information for three professional references.
External Applicants: Application instructions for external applicants are located on the jobs.wlu.edu or here.
Current W&L Employees: Apply from your existing Workday account. Instructions are located at jobs.wlu.edu.
Work Schedule: M-F 8:30-4:30 with some nights and weekends.
Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling.
Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
Working Conditions: The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
Types of Work: Sedentary work: 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. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Washington and Lee is a top-ranked, private institution in Lexington, Virginia where we integrate the rigorous inquiry and critical thinking of a liberal arts curriculum with nationally accredited undergraduate programs in business and journalism, and a graduate School of Law. Our graduates, mentored by a faculty of teacher-scholars, are ready to make a meaningful impact wherever they go in the world.
The campus is a national historical landmark, the city offers small-town charm, and the Allegheny and Blue Ridge Mountains provide unparalleled surroundings.
Washington and Lee affirms that diverse perspectives and backgrounds enhance our community. We are committed to the recruitment, enrichment, and retention of students, faculty, and staff who embody many experiences, cultures, points of view, interests, and identities. As engaged citizens in a global and diverse society, we seek to advance a positive learning and working environment for all through open and substantive dialogue.
Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, we are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of scholarship, performance and professionalism and to the devel...opment of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our faculty, staff and student body. Job description requirements are representative, but not all-inclusive of the knowledge, skill, and abilities needed to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.