Director of Parking & Transportation Services

Baton Rouge , Louisiana

Posted: 5/17/21
Deadline: 5/14/21

About This Organization

As the Flagship institution of the state, the vision of Louisiana State University is to be a leading research-extensive university, challenging undergraduate and graduate students to achieve the highest levels of intellectual and personal development. Designated as a Land, Sea, and Space Grant institution, the mission of Louisiana State University is the generation, preservation, dissemination, and application of knowledge and cultivation of the arts.

Job Duties

Parking & Transportation Services is an auxiliary unit responsible for overseeing the multiple aspects of traffic and transportation for the LSU campus. This includes control, enforcement, and maintenance of all parking facilities. The Director of Parking & Transportation directs and manages the organizational operations of Parking and Transportation Services to include departmental budgeting, communication, education/awareness, general administration, human resources, IT, policies and procedures, stakeholder relationships, strategic planning, technology, and transportation demand management program.

Job Responsibilities:

Oversees all departmental general administration, operations, contract management, planning, and policy development through subordinate Assistant/Associate Directors, Managers, and Supervisors. Directs all departmental actions and responses when Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is activated. 40%

Oversees the departmental budget and budget projections, directs financial operations, and develops new services and revenue sources in collaboration with the Assistant Director Financial Operations. 15%

Leads development of departmental strategic plan and creates vision, objectives, goals, actions, and benchmarks for PTS, guided by the LSU Strategic Plan 2025, Finance & Administration Strategic Plan, and the Comprehensive & Strategic Campus Master Plan, to advance the status of LSU as a national model within higher education for mobility, parking, transportation, sustainability, and accessibility. 15%

Oversees all departmental communication and marketing efforts to internal and external stakeholders in collaboration with Strategic Communication. Manages departmental relationships with vendors and contractors/subcontractors to provide services to the university, including transit services. 15%

Directs all master plan mobility implementation activities and manages all PTS related capital outlay and other construction projects in collaboration with LSU Planning, Design & Construction, contractors/sub-contractors, and federal, state, and local government agencies. 10%

Other duties as assigned. 5%

Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree

Specific Degree: Bachelor’s degree in business administration, management, public administration, or related field

Years of Experience: 7

Specific Experience: Experience in parking, transportation, or related operations. Demonstrated leadership responsibility including a minimum of 3 years supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Education Level: Master’s

Specific Experience: 10 or more years of experience in transportation and parking operations in a higher education setting; experience with travel demand management, alternative transportation, and strategic planning

Special or Physical Qualifications:

Due to the nature of this position and/or position responsibilities, this position shall be subject to drug/alcohol testing in accordance with University Policy Statement 67.

In accordance with University Policy Statement 18, this position is considered essential and may be required to report or stay on campus in the event of an emergency or closure.

Certifications/Licenses: Valid Class D Driver’s License

Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:
This position is located at the LSU-Baton Rouge campus.

Please provide cover letter, resume and (3) professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address.

A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application. However, official transcripts are required prior to hire.

Attach ALL required documents under the “Resume/CV” section of your application

Additional Position Information:
Background Check – An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits – LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (

HCM Contact Information:
Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed