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Alternative Transportation Supervisor

University of North Carolina, Wilmington
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 23, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Auxiliary Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Details

Posting Details

​Benefits of Working at UNCW

Want to become a soaring UNCW Seahawk and work at one of the best universities on the East Coast? Want to put your toes in the sand after a day of work? The University of North Carolina Wilmington offers a wonderfully vibrant university community along with a beautiful location just miles from the beach.

Employees of UNCW are provided a comprehensive benefits package as well as other programs, resources, policies, and practices that help to support a work/life balance. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Full time employees are eligible for dental, vision and health insurance plans. Health insurance benefit plans eligibility begins on the first of the month following date of hire. Retirement plan contributions begin on the eligibility date following election and include employer contributions for either a defined contribution or a defined benefit plan. Optional disability plans are also available.

Full time employees are also eligible for up to three (3) paid waivers from the state and then UNCW provides an additional two waivers in the summer for classes taken only at UNCW including the application fee and book rental. In addition as a full time employee, UNCW offers a free membership to the Campus Recreation Center, free vaccine and booster shots offered on campus, meditation and yoga sessions, voluntary supplemental insurance coverages, pretax flexible spending accounts, 12 paid holidays, 24 hours of paid community service leave time, paid vacation and sick leave accrual and family medical leave after 12 months of continuous service

We also offer an abundance of training and development programs through our Dare to Learn Academy , Skillport , and the employee assistance program , many of which are offered free of charge.

Recruitment Range

$37,203 - $40,198

Vacancy Number


Position Title

University Program Associate

Working Title

Alternative Transportation Supervisor

Competency Level



Auxiliary Services - 35310

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

UNCW Auxiliary Services provides a number of retail and transportation services for the UNCW campus that are designed to promote and support the mission of the university for students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents and visitors. Auxiliary Services is committed to providing service excellence and operational efficiency in a sustainable manner for the campus that are efficient, attractive, functional, and adhere to outstanding customer service.

Auxiliary Services Business Operations include the following areas:
-Campus Dining
- UNCW Bookstore
-One Card
-Licensing & Trademarks
-Campus ATMs
-Faculty/Staff Textbook scholarship Program


Business Services - 35300 College

College/School Information

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

Location of Workplace

Main UNCW Campus

Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Alternative Transportation Coordinator position researches, helps plan, and carries out approved strategies for meeting the alternative transportation needs of the campus including car/van pooling and sharing programs, campus shuttle services, bicycle programs, and pedestrian movements. This position helps identify and assist the Parking and Transportation Manager and the Director of Auxiliary Services in researching and providing alternative transportation initiatives and programs to improve the safety and sustainability of the campus multi-modal transportation system.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Scheduling and coordinating bicycling related events and activities along with building internal and external partnerships, managing projects, assisting in the implementation of bicycle safety education programs, working directly with students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors.
  • Overseeing the self-operated shuttle program to include driver training, CDL licensing, maintaining required annual driver safety training and scheduling.
  • Administering the Bike Share Program including the campus bicycle registration process and implementation of enforcement initiatives along with alternative transportation education programs and events.
  • Serving as an advocate for bicyclists on campus including working towards improving the infrastructure, programs, and services that are available to cyclists.
  • Partnering with various entities across the campus and the community to focus on all five E’s of bicycling: education, encouragement, enforcement, engineering, and evaluation.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Preferred education, professional skills and experience

Experience in planning and coordinating transportation related campus events and activities.
  • Experience overseeing a self-operated university shuttle program.
  • Requires a passion for alternative transportation, familiarity with related sustainability, safety, and health issues, and a general knowledge regarding best practices in planning for bicycle operations, and the five E’s of bicycling (education, encouragement, enforcement, engineering, and evaluation).
  • Experience coordinating a bike share program on a university campus
  • Strong understanding of the campus population and surrounding private housing/apartments housing a large number of UNCW students.
  • Valid North Carolina CDL License with passenger and air brake endorsement
  • Working knowledge of NC CDL testing process.
  • Working knowledge of NC CDL inspection process.
  • Experience in shuttle route planning.
Required Certifications or licensure
  • Ability to obtain bicycle repair certification.
  • Ability to obtain certified instructor for bicycle safety.

1.0 (40 hours per week)

Months Per Year

12 Months

Work Days

Monday - Friday

Work Hours

8:00AM - 5:00PM

Type of Position


Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited

Position Number


Job Posting Date


Posting Close Date


Number of Openings

Single Incumbent

Special Notes to Applicants

PLEASE NOTE : This posting will close at 11:59PM (Eastern time) on the posted closing date. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application, including the ‘Work History’ section before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application.

This position is being recruited at the Journey level. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. UNC Wilmington participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

External Link to Posting
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Describe your passion for alternative transportation, familiarity with related sustainability, safety, and health issues, and your general knowledge regarding best practices in planning for bicycle operations, and the five E’s of bicycling (education, encouragement, enforcement, engineering, and evaluation).

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you hold a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you possess a valid Commercial Driver's license (CDL) with passenger and air brake endorsement?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Describe your experience as it pertains to CDL operation.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * How did you learn of this opportunity with UNCW? (2022)
    • UNCW Website
    • UNCW LinkedIn Page
    • UNCW Twitter Account
    • UNCW Employee Referral
    • UNCW Instagram Account (UNCW_jobs)
    • UNCW Job Alert
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Glassdoor
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • North Carolina Job Network
    • Women in Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Other

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