The Senior Director of Transportation and Parking Services provides leadership and direction to the department on all matters relating to transportation and parking management and services. They will develop both strategic and tactical business operational plans. This includes ensuring that critical services are provided during times of challenging weather conditions, unusual events, or in response to unexpected emergencies.
The University of Florida
The University is ranked among the “top ten” public universities in the nation (according to the current US News & World Report's public university list); UF is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU) and the heralded Southeastern Conference (SEC); It is the ‘flagship' university in the state which is enjoying a significant demographic increase in population, attracting capital and corporations; and, it resides in a state that has an appealing personal and corporate tax environment that encourages corporate relocations.
Ensure that all programs, activities, and services comply with University, state, and federal regulations
Collaborate with key stakeholders while serving on University committees, working groups, and partnering with city, state, University, and community agencies to develop and implement recommendations related to parking and transportation concerns
Plan, design, maintain, and renovation/construction of all parking facilities including 14 garages and approximately 100 surface lots
Formulate and administer the annual operating budget and the cash reserves set aside for repair and maintenance of existing parking facilities, capital investments in new or replacement parking facilities, current and anticipated future debt service payments, and annual cash flow operating needs
Develop and maintain partnerships throughout the University while ensuring all programs are aligned with University strategic goals and objectives
The City of Gainesville
Gainesville (http://cityofgainesville.org) is home to one of the state's centers of education, medicine, cultural events, and athletics. The University of Florida and UF Health Shands Hospital are the leading employers in Gainesville and provide jobs for many residents of surrounding counties. Gainesville is also the largest city in Alachua County and is the county seat, with approximately 269,000 residents county-wide. It serves as the cultural, educational, and commercial center for the north central Florida region. The city provides a full range of municipal services, including cultural and nature services and necessary administrative services to support these activities. Because of its beautiful landscape and urban “forest,” Gainesville is one of the most attractive cities in Florida. The city is in a central location to both the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, providing easy access within a day's drive to beaches, nature preserves, and water-based activities. Explore Gainesville in 60 Seconds.
Salary is commensurate with education and experience. The University of Florida offers a total rewards package that includes generous health insurance and retirement plans, life, dental, and robust leave, and wellbeing programs along with other perks and offerings.
Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and eight years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and ten years of appropriate experience.
Experience in transportation and parking management at a large land-grant institution, preferably with a medical research enterprise and teaching hospital
Knowledge of T2 Systems' PowerPark Flex parking management or similar software
Master of Business Administration
The designations of Certified Administrator of Public Parking (CAPP) and/or Certified Parking Professional (CPP)
Advanced verbal and written communication skills and presentation experience
A creative and entrepreneurial approach
Energy and enthusiasm for new ideas
Ability to effect change through influence and collaboration
Commitment to the highest ethical standards and commitment to transparency
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Interested applicants must submit an online application with the following materials:
A cover letter highlighting relevant qualifications
A list of three professional references
Applications must be submitted by Friday, February 23rd at 11:59 pm. for consideration. Applications submitted after this date may be considered at the discretion of the hiring authority.
The University is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.