Parking & Transit Services
Evening Transportation Supervisor
Commensurate with Experience
Evenings and weekends
1:30pm – 10:00pm
Hours may vary based on operational needs.
Unionized Position Code
Syracuse University is actively hiring an Evening Transportation
Supervisor in its Parking & Transportation Services ( PTS )
department. This position will supervise and coordinate key
transportation services provided by Syracuse University and a team
This position will report to the Associate Director of
transportation, logistics and financial services and work in close
collaboration with other members of the PTS management team. Areas
of responsibility include but are not limited to, scheduling,
routing, and event coordination, to provide safe, efficient, and
high-quality transportation services to the University
This position will have a high expectation to ensure optimal safety
of vehicle operations and driver accountability. Duties will
include coordinating coverage and filling shifts due to absences.
Other duties include compiling ridership data and responding to
- Associates degree or equivalent experience required.
- Ability to maintain a valid NYS driver¿s license. A Valid CDL
with endorsements is preferred.
- Experience with vehicle communication, video, GPS, and routing
- Experience with managing staff.
- Experience driving passenger vehicles with a CDL
- Basic computer and administrative skills.
- Employment is contingent upon successful passage of a drug
screening, completion of a thorough background check (post-offer),
which includes a check of criminal conviction history.
- Upon hire, candidates must submit to drug screening.
Job Specific Qualifications
- Excellent customer service and communication skills.
- Ability to work evenings and weekends, with additional hours
- With a focus on exceptional customer service, using innovation
and a solution-oriented approach, provides supervision and
coordination of evening, weekend and overnight transportation
services provided by Syracuse University drivers in the Department
of Parking and Transportation Services.
- Collaborates with the Associate Director of Transportation on
all Transportation and logistical areas including but not limited
to, scheduling, routing, event coordination, to provide safe,
efficient, and high-quality transportation services to the
- Manage schedules for evening, overnight and weekend driver
shifts as necessary to ensure continuity of campus transportation
- Frequently coordinate and supervise transportation staffing for
and during events.
- Focusing on consistency and operational efficiency, performs
administrative functions including, but not limited to, performance
management, documentation of hours worked, payroll coordination and
compilation of ridership data.
- Responsible for coordinating coverage and filling shifts due to
absences during evening, overnight and weekend schedules.
- Oversight for the daily and preventive maintenance, cleaning
and fueling of fleet vehicles.
- Conduct regular vehicle inspections in accordance with
applicable regulations and University policies.
- Report and maintain log of incidents/problems through
appropriate procedures established by the department; conduct root
cause analyses to proactively address and prevent future
- Fuel vehicles in accordance with University standards.
- Operate vehicle communication systems within guidelines of
- Manage programming of routes in GPS tracking and map
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a
resume and cover letter.
About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private, international research university
with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an
undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York
State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history,
Syracuse University offers a quintessential college
The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a
pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200
majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges;
nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than
a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student
population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more
information, please visit www.syracuse.edu.
About the Syracuse area
Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center
of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York
City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The
area offers a low cost of living and provides many social,
cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums,
festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping
venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of
seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and
snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites,
visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails
along the Erie Canal.
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action
institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment
based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national
origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability,
sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran
status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the
extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers
admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University
programs, services, and activities.
Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the
military-connected community through its educational programs,
community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II,
Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to
our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse
University into the national research institution it is today. The
University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this
historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives
focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the
post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to
position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military
veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family
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Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in
which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social
activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life
reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The
University community recognizes and values the many similarities
and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are
committed to preparing students to understand, live among,
appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world
made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds,
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cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender
identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community
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