New York, New York

Operations Manager

Department of University Transportation

All Campuses

Fordham University

 

Fordham University has an excellent reputation as a dynamic institution located in New York City.  Founded in 1841, Fordham enrolls more than 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students in its 9 Colleges and Schools. 

 

POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Director and Assistant Director of Intercampus Transportation, the Operations Manager is primarily responsible for the coordination of all operations of the intercampus shuttle.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervises over 130 student workers.
  • Oversees scheduling, billing, and performance of chartered trip service averaging over 2k trips per year.
  • Assists the Director in management of all operations including payroll, ticket sales, dispatching, pass distribution, scheduling, budget preparation, etc.
  • Assists the Director in preparing quarterly and annual reports, and department presentations.
  • Represents the office and interacts with senior administrators, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and trustees, as well as distinguished individuals outside the University.
  • Responds to and oversees operational emergencies such as vehicular accidents during non-standard hours.
  • Is involved in related student training initiatives.
  • Manages assigned budgets, reconciles accounts, and maintains office supplies.
  • Trains both written and road test on the safe operation of a 15-passenger van.
  • Performs general office management responsibilities, including but not limited to, determining daily operational priorities, arranging meetings, and onboarding new student staff
  • Is required to work variable hours, including early morning, late-night or weekends

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred; relevant graduate work is a plus.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum one year of experience in transportation operations, fleet management or logistics.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access), Google G-Suite Apps (Docs, Sheets, and Drive), and cloud-based CRMs. Web Design capabilities a plus.
  • Must be tactful and enjoy working closely with students. Good interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Requires excellent judgment, diplomacy, and discretion necessary in handling confidential and/or sensitive materials.
  • Strong organizational skills; attention to detail and accuracy; excellent communication skills (oral and written).
  • Excellent editing and proofreading skills; strong work ethic and dependability required.
  • Ability to establish priorities, work well under pressure, work on numerous projects at once, anticipate schedule demands and meet deadlines.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.

 

FLSA CATEGORY: Exempt

 

START DATE: 7/02/2021

 

SEND LETTER AND RESUME TO:

pgonzalez@fordham.edu

Mr. Plinio Gonzalez,

Director, University Transportation

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

441 East Fordham Road - Regional Garage 101

Bronx, NY 10458

 

ABOUT FORDHAM

Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools.  It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom. 

 

Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.

 

 

Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

New York, New York

We’re a Jesuit, Catholic university. Our spirit comes from the nearly 500-year history of the Jesuits. It’s the spirit of full-hearted engagement—with profound ideas, with communities around the world, with injustice, with beauty, with the entirety of the human experience

This is what makes us Fordham: We’re a tight community in New York City, and we value and educate the whole person. Much of our Jesuit history and mission comes down to three ideas, which, translated from the Latin, mean roughly this:

  • Strive for excellence in everything you do.
  • Care for others.
  • Fight for justice.

It adds up to an education that works.

Wisdom, experience, morality, critical thinking, creative problem-solving. This is what Fordham students take into the world.

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