Associate Director of Transportation, Logistics and Financial Services


: $145,180.00 - $145,180.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance

HoursStandard University business hours8:30am 5:00pm (academic year)8:00am 4:30pm (summer)Hours may vary based on operational needs.Job DescriptionThe Associate Director of Transportation, Logistics, and Financial Services in Parking and Transit Services (PTS), manages, evaluates, leads, plans, implements and maintains key areas of the University parking and transportation operations and services, as well as the financial management functions of the department.This position is expected to evaluate, recommend, present, and implement strategic mobility and financial initiatives in line with the campus framework and at the direction of University senior leadership.This role serves as the key University liaison and subject matter expert for all transportation needs, including but not limited to facilitating new vendor contracts and services to better service the Universitys growing needs, to supporting and serving on multiple University committees focused on student life and campus accessibility.This position is responsible for planning and leading strategic initiatives that include long-term budget planning and forecasting activities, as well as coordinating activities and operations with independent judgement.QualificationsExtensive parking and transportation industry experience required.Knowledge of industry specific best practices, PARCS (Parking Access and Revenue Control Systems) technologies and parking facility capital projects.19-A driver certification knowledge.Experience with paratransit, ADA, DOT and accessibility guidelines parking in transportation.Must have a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and navigating online/dashboard reporting tools.Must possess a general working knowledge of database systems, parking management technical systems, parking permit systems, RCM budgeting, Hyperion Planning and Smartview, and operational functions of parking lots and garages.Working knowledge of bus routes, transportation agreements and contracts with a variety of transportation vendors required.Job Specific QualificationsBachelors degree required and Master-s degree preferred in a related discipline and a minimum of 10 years of parking and transportation, or related operational, supervisory, project and strategic management experience.Leadership and operational experience, including translating project and strategic initiatives into actionable plans.Financial modeling and analysis experience required.ResponsibilitiesActs as a contract administrator with a variety of current transportation vendors. Manages financial aspects and payment processes and analyzes vendor services. Researches other transportation opportunities and regularly conducts analysis and financial modeling. Manages support staff and shuttle drivers. Leads mobility initiatives including ride share partnerships, paratransit, Zipcar partnership, bicycle/scooter sharing.Oversees maintenance and strategic improvements and upgrades for all PTS facilities (parking garages, parking lots), including all access points, gate arms, garage doors and interior doors.Develops a maintenance program for all garages and lots that includes working with Campus Planning, Design and Construction, Physical Plant and outside vendors to ensure the facilities are properly maintained on a scheduled basis.Oversees and manages all facets of PTS vehicle fleet program, instituting a vehicle maintenance and replacement policyWorks closely and provides assistance to department and business unit leadership to establish policy and protocols, as well as leads special projects and strategic initiatives as they relate to the management of transportation and parking operations, as assigned by the SVP. Leads and supports organizational change efforts designed to support a high performance and customer service oriented atmosphere by aligning technology, process improvement and information systems through strategic planning, operational efficiencies, and work process improvement.Manages and oversees all department financial functions, including short term and long-range budget planning of the Parking Services Responsibility Center multi-million annual budget. Other areas of financial responsibility for the Parking and Transportation budgets include but are not limited to tax reporting and payments, and general accounting management.Application InstructionsIn addition to completing an online application, please attach a resume and cover letter.EEOCSyracuse 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 VeteransSyracuse 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 Universitys 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 CommunitySyracuse 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. * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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