Transportation Supervisor

Lexington, KY
Aug 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The on-demand transportation coordinator supervises a staff of primarily student drivers and dispatchers responsible for the efficient and courteous operation of campus on-demand transportation services, consisting of Kentucky Wildcab, the University's late-night student on-demand transportation services, and the on-campus overnight on-demand shuttle service.
The coordinator must have strong leadership and communication skills, particularly as it relates to managing student workers and interfacing with student and employee clientele. In addition the coordinator must be comfortable with technology and have the ability to quickly resolve minor technical issues associated with smart phone based automated ride-request and dispatch services. The coordinator must have strong customer service focus and a commitment to safety, be innovative and able to resolve day to day operational challenges and enforce standard operating procedures, as well as standards of behavior and appearance. The coordinator must be capable of ongoing assessment through regular employee feedback as well as the analysis of programmatic data to assess performance, identify and resolve critical issues and prepare periodic reports for various stake holders.
The coordinator must possess a valid driver's license with a clean driving record. A commercial driver's license with passenger endorsement is preferred but not required. The coordinator must be capable of working a variety of shifts including some nights and weekends.

Job Title
Transportation Supervisor

Requisition Number

Working Title
On-Demand Transportation Coordinator

Department Name
3HT00:Parking And Transportation

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

2 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification

Driver's License

Physical Requirements

Lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to 50lbs; Standing or walking with objects up to 25lbs;Combative/violent people;Risk of injuries from use of equipment on the job. Sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time and repetitive motion tasks.


Evenings, Nights, Weekends


Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office (particularly Word and Excel), knowledge of ADA Regulations, comfortable with technology in general and able to learn and adapt to custom software platforms.

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Preferred Education/Experience

A Commercial Driver's License with passenger endorsement is preferred but not required.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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  2. Cover Letter
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