Transportation and Fleet Manager (Richmond, US)

Virginia Commonwealth University

Transportation and Fleet Manager

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  • Working Title Transportation and Fleet Manager
  • Position Number 519880
  • Position Type Staff
  • Job Status Full-Time
  • FLSA Indicator Exempt
  • Employee Group University Employee
  • Department Parking & Transportation

Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery -- the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It's a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive.

VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with community to establish needs, develop goals.
  • Manage the activities of fleet and transportation programs in compliance with HR, Procurement, University, State, and federal policies and procedures, including the maintaining and enforcement of policies for shop operations, vehicle preventative maintenance and fueling operations.
  • Implement and maintain programs to ensure effective and efficient management with an emphasis on safety and total operating costs.
  • Develop system efficiency standards for fleet management, transit services, and alternative transportation programs.

    Identify, plan, and implement strategies for efficient and effective operation, maximizing resources and minimizing costs.

Minimum Hiring Standards

A bachelor's degree in transportation, business, public administration, or a related field, or equivalent in education and experience.

  • Have a focus on process management and customer satisfaction which includes progressive, demonstrated management experience in both process and personnel.
  • Experience with driving community engagement, collaboration with stakeholders and working in a customer centric environment.
  • Demonstrated contract management over a vendor outsourced operation.
  • Experienced in stakeholder communications and needs assessment.
  • Skill in establishing a data driven basis for decision process.
  • Strong knowledge of fleet management operations, transit systems, and maintenance and transportation software.
  • Experience in developing and implementing programs to reduce single driver vehicles.
  • Experienced in administrative, business, and procurement practices.
  • Excellent written, oral communication, and computer skills, including Microsoft Office with specific emphasis on Excel for data analysis.
  • Knowledge of vehicle licensing and title requirements/processes, and general vehicle specifications.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead and manage diverse teams.
  • Demonstrated ability working in a fast paced environment and handling complex situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with department heads, faculty, staff, students, organizations (both internal and external) and the general public.
  • Many operations of this department operate outside of normal business hours, requiring the ability to work early morning, nights, and weekends as needed.
  • Must possess a valid Driver's License.
  • Must be available by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except when on approved leave

Experience within at least 2 of the following areas:

  • fixed route transportation
  • on demand transportation
  • transportation demand management
  • alternative transportation and/or fleet management.
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Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU.

Anticipated Hiring Range £60,000 -£71,800

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