Transportation Specialist

Carson, CA

Posted: 3/20/20
Deadline: 3/24/20
Reference Number: 1867298

About This Organization

California State University, Dominguez Hills

Centrally located in the South Bay and the heart of Los Angeles, CSU Dominguez Hills is a diverse, welcoming community of learners and educators collaborating to change lives and communities for the better. Through our strong and relevant academic programs, dedicated faculty mentors, supportive staff, attractive campus, and student amenities, CSUDH is committed to connecting our students to an affordable, high-quality, and transformative education. CSUDH provides our communities with a vital resource for talent, knowledge, skills, and leadership needed to thrive today and tomorrow. Learn more about the university at the links below.

Job Duties

60% – Compliance Requirement:

– Develop criteria, application instructions, procedural, and guidelines for employee and student transportation programs.

– Monitor the effectiveness and operation of program to ensure that employees and students comply with administrative policies and procedures.

– Analyze commuting patterns, conduct surveys, aggregate and evaluate data, draw conclusions, and employ creativity in proposing solutions to improve all forms of alternative transportation; prepare clear, concise, accurate, and persuasive reports, analytical studies, and other written materials annually for compliance with Rule 2202 South Coast Air Quality Management District. – Maintain compliance records; develop on-road mitigation options; submit an approved annual ECRP report that meets an average vehicle ridership performance requirement of 1.50.

– Work closely with SCAQMD enforcement staff to resolve any notices of violation, resubmit plan for correction, advise on intent or negotiate compliance schedules and settlements, or any other enforcement issues as required.

– Responsible for developing, applying, and revising procedures to maintain and improve quality compliance and applicable procedures.

– Oversees the day-to-day operation of the university’s Employee Commuter Reduction Program, and Student Alternative Transportation Options, as required: Basic Strategies: Guaranteed Ride Home Program; Personalize Commuter Assistance, including route planning; Preferential parking for carpool; Exclusive Ride matching Services, provide marketing materials to Information Center, ASI, Student Housing, Parking, Police areas. Direct Strategies: Carpool; Compressed Work Week Program; Discount free meals; Gift certificates; Points Program; Transit subsidy; Van pool program; Shuttle service; any other approved program; annual Employee rideshare event; quarterly flyers and email announcements to employees.

– Program and Research Development Facilitate and establish van pool groups for students and employees with Metro and South Bay Environmental Services Center.

– Work closely with local and regional transit agencies to improve mass transit services for the students and employees.

– Research and collaborate with other employers in Carson area to find collaboration opportunities.

– Effectively respond to external requests from Chancellor’s Office for TDM information.

– Maintain and conduct ongoing maintenance of social-networking ride matching database.

– Effectively maintains performance and activities reports for Toro Express for Manager of Parking and Transportation Services.

– Provides on-call service and independently monitors the daily activities of the Toro Express as needed.

– Presents written reports and oral presentations to Manager of Parking and Transportation Services, Chief of Police, Student Affairs Focus Group, Vice President of Administration & Finance, University New Employee Orientation, and other related bodies to implement and provide updates on the status of alternative transportation projects.

– Promote effective transportation initiatives (i.e. Toro Express Shuttle Vanpool, tap card, and carpool).

– Develop, produce, and distribute marketing materials; conduct marketing research, and participate in marketing training/events, as appropriate.

– Work closely with local transit agencies: Metro, Torrance, Long Beach, Gardena Transit, and South Bay Environmental Services Center, CSU University (via TDM Share-point for Chancellor Office), and Association of Commuter Transportation to advocate alternative transportation strategies for the university.

– Serves as the department liaison for media outlets (student newspaper, Dateline publication, Metro News release) related to alternative transportation issues. – Plans, develops markets and implements alternative transportation projects and programs, to improve transit connectivity for the campus community.

– Responsible for the Online media to promote services, technical aspects of the site and construction, maintenance of content, and advertising of department website

10% – Budget:

– Consult with parking and transportation services manager to ensure budget adjustments are made in accordance with program changes.

– Analyze and oversee expenditures and other financial information in order to develop plans, policies, and budgets for increasing profits and improving services.

– Examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures.

– Compile and analyze accounting records and other data to determine the financial resources required to implement a program.

– Seek new ways to improve efficiency

– Match appropriations for specific programs with appropriations for broader programs.

– Monitor monthly fiscal reconciliation of revenue.

– Work with the Cashier’s Office staff to report revenue from student and employee bus pass sales/commission.

– Maintain, monitor, compile, and prepare reports, projections, contracts administration, approve requisitions for supplies, and approve payroll for student assistant.

20% – Oversee Student Assistants:

– Participate in the hiring process for student assistants – Process student payroll for the transportation sub-unit

10% – Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent training

Required Experience:

Administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs, equivalent to two years.

SCAQMD 2-Day Rule 2202 Training is preferred

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