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Evening Transportation Supervisor

Syracuse University
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Aug 26, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Auxiliary Services
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Full Time
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Job # 037236 Department Code 35006-7100 Department Parking & Transit Services Job Title Evening Transportation Supervisor Location Syracuse, NY Pay Range Commensurate with Experience Staff Level S5 FLSA Status Exempt Hours
Evenings and weekends

1:30pm – 10:00pm

Hours may vary based on operational needs. Job Type Full-time Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description
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 of drivers.

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 community.

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 customer requests. Qualifications
  • 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 systems.
  • Experience with managing staff.
  • Experience driving passenger vehicles with a CDL requirement.
  • 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 during events.
  • 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 University community.
  • Manage schedules for evening, overnight and weekend driver shifts as necessary to ensure continuity of campus transportation services.
  • 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 issues.
  • Fuel vehicles in accordance with University standards.
  • Operate vehicle communication systems within guidelines of University policies.
  • Manage programming of routes in GPS tracking and map systems.
Physical Requirements Tools/Equipment Application Instructions
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 experience.

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 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. EEOC
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 members. Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
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, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity. Quick Link Job Posting Date 07/21/2021 Application Deadline Full Consideration By Job Category Staff Message to Applicants
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