University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley
March 16, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Information

Posting Number SRGV6517

Working Title ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION SERVICES Number of Vacancies 1 Location Edinburg, Texas Department Campus Auxiliary Services FTE 1 FLSA Exempt Scope of Job

Responsible for planning, organizing and daily oversight of the transportation services area and ensures and maintains a safe, efficient, and customer- centered operation.

Description of Duties

• Manages the daily operations of all transportation services and staff to ensure achievement of departmental goals. • Assists the Director in managing and planning the assigned annual departmental budget and reviews expenditures for compliance with departmental needs prior to submission for approval from Director. • Responsible for the successful operation of the special trip program and special services such as School of Medicine courier service (specimen transportation) and mobile health clinic (Unimovil). • Fulfills responsibilities of Director of Transportation Services in his/her absence. • Assists the Director in developing short- and long-range planning goals and objectives. • Responsible for ensuring that departmental drug and alcohol program is compliant with Department of Transportation rules and regulations regarding drug and alcohol testing and training of all safety-sensitive staff. • Manages the preparation of financial and operational reports and recommends strategies to the Director. • Responsible for review and evaluation of transportation demand management programs such as bikeshare. • Responsible for recommending vendor/contractor selection and ensuring compliance with industry and procurement requirements to ensure timely and efficient product delivery and use. • Manages the departmental outreach and marketing program, including analysis of messaging effectiveness and communicating with internal and external audiences regarding departmental initiatives, goals, and strategies. • Manages departmental Geographical Information Systems (GIS) mapping and geospatial program. • Responsible for researching, recommending, and implementing intelligent transportation systems (ITS) programs. • Reviews and enforces retention, discipline, and reward procedures for departmental staff in close coordination with Human Resources. • Establishes and maintains partnerships with public transit providers to address University transportation goals. • Identifies areas requiring compliance with federal, state, local, and University rules and regulations and recommending strategies to ensure compliance. • Ensures that transit and FTA contract provisions are followed. • Responsible for building interdepartmental and organizational partnerships to improve transportation services and programs. • Reviews and suggests updates to departmental policies and procedures. • May be required to operate a revenue vehicle for passenger transport or in courier service. • Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received

General supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given

Direct supervision of assigned staff.

Required Education

Bachelor's degree from an accredited university.

Preferred Education



CDL Class B or higher with Passenger Endorsement or ability to obtain within six weeks of hire.

As condition of employment this position requires the applicant to be authorized to operate a University-Owned Vehicle for Official University Business. Per University of Texas System Policy 157, applicants will be subject to a motor vehicle record check for their most recent thirty-six (36) month history. Out of State Drivers are required to submit a 36-month history MVR from their prior State of residence(s).

Required Experience

Four (4) years of management experience, including experience in client- facing costumer service, preparation of financial reports, transportation, and/or technology.

Preferred Experience



Use of standard office equipment. Use of mobile radio provided by university and cell phone.

Working Conditions

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office Environment/occasional work on the field; frequent travel, evening and weekend work is required. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. May encounter hazardous, noisy, and busy conditions on roads. UTRGV is a distributed institution, which requires presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley.


Ability to communicate effectively with customers and stakeholders. Ability to monitor, diagnose, and improve technology-based services. Ability to lead meetings with internal and external stakeholders. Ability to monitor specialized programs and identify, implement, and measure improvements. Knowledge of Federal Transit Administration/DOT regulations. Knowledge of transit buses, equipment, technology, and capital. Knowledge of transportation-related software and hardware. Ability to motivate team members to achieve departmental goals. Exceptional planning and organizational skills. Requires excellent verbal, communication, and customer service skills. Self- motivated and ability to work unsupervised. Strong organizational and management skills. This position will be subject to a pre-employment physical, motor vehicle record check, criminal background, and drug & alcohol exam.

Physical Capabilities


Employment Category Full-Time Minimum Salary Commensurate with Experience Posted Salary Commensurate with Experience Position Available Date 02/13/2023 Grant Funded Position No If Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant, Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following: Date of Birth Social Security Number Gender Ethnicity/Race Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956)665-8880 and/or [email protected]

Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

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