Executive Driver - College President

Employer
Bard College
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jun 18, 2021
Employment Level
Executive
Employment Type
Full Time
Bard College, a liberal arts college on the Hudson River, is a private institution working in the public interest.

Employer Website: https://apply.interfolio.com/89302
The Executive Driver is responsible for transporting the President, and all related transportation needs connected to the President’s office, in a safe, comfortable and efficient manner. This will include driving to New York City, and a wide range of locations, generally within a 150-mile radius of Bard College. This full-time position works closely with the President’s office staff on scheduling needs and transportation logistics, and is responsible for trip preparation, as it relates to navigational routes, traffic and weather conditions. The Executive Driver is expected to keep the vehicle clean and in good operating condition, and must be professional in appearance and demeanor at all times. The ability to be flexible, communicate effectively, and maintain positive relationships will be key to the success of this position.

Bard College’s main campus is in Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y., with 1,900 undergraduate students; the College also includes multiple graduate programs. The 1,000-acre campus sits along the Hudson River and offers the Fisher Performing Arts Center, and Hessel Museum of Art, and is the home of the Bard Prison Initiative, the largest college-degree-granting prison education program in the U.S. The Bard Network also includes several Bard High School Early Colleges across the country as well as international campuses and partnerships. The Bard Network is complex and demonstrates Bard’s priorities well in addition to the College’s emphasis on civic engagement.

Bard College is a private institution working in the public interest. Bard faculty and staff lead their students by example, building upon the existing network of boundary-breaking programs focused on rethinking who can and should be included in a liberal arts education.

Qualifications
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Clean driving record
  • Ability to drive for extended periods of time
  • Exceptional knowledge of New York City and metro area roadways and traffic patterns
  • Knowledge of car maintenance requirements
  • Must be able to navigate without sole reliance on GPS
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexibility and resourcefulness
  • Ability to maintain calm and focused under stressful driving conditions
  • Capable of driving effectively in adverse weather conditions
  • Must be willing to submit to background check
  • Evening and weekend work required
Physical Demands
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs.
To Apply
Please submit a cover letter, resume and the contact information for three references through Interfolio.com at: http://apply.interfolio.com/89302

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.
Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.

AA/EOE

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