The Office of Environmental Sustainability (OES) is seeking an organized, independent, and motivated student to serve as the Student Transportation Coordinator. The successful candidate will work with transportation providers, Finance Office, and the Sustainability Coordinator to ensure that campus-wide transportation programs run smoothly. This is a part time (1-10 hours per week) $9/hr paid student position reporting to the Sustainability Manager. Responsibilities are essentially year-round, with a few hours required over breaks to respond to questions about arrivals. Position needed for the semester with the ideal candidate able to continue into future semesters. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: · Work with transportation providers (Airport Oberlin Shuttle) and academic calendars to schedule shuttles to and from CLE Hopkins Airport and Oberlin for academic breaks as well as for the weekly local shopping shuttle. · Communicate and market the shuttles and their schedules and logistics to transportation providers, students, and parents. This includes serving as the point person for questions about college student transportation programs and scheduling. · Create and oversee a per-semester budget for transportation programs based on past expenses and current needs for the Oberlin Student Finance Committee. Update budget and ensure finances are adequately planned throughout the semester. This includes overseeing the budget in consultation with the College Finance Office representatives. · Create and coordinates new policies for student transportation in consultation with local stakeholders.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be in their first or sophomore year (although juniors may still apply) at Oberlin College, and will have some knowledge of or interest in transportation issues. Applicants must have excellent organizational skills, be an independent worker, and be able to successfully coordinate and communicate with students, parents, and transportation providers. This means the student must be able to act on behalf of the student body in interacting with various stakeholders, setting budgets and schedules, and ensure budget is maintained. Preferred experience includes positions of leadership, organizational roles, familiarity with spreadsheets, high level of comfort making budgetary decisions, and enthusiasm for sustainability.
This semester workload will be fairly light and will include training, orientation, meeting relevant stakeholders. There will be a few hours required over the summer, remotely, via email and phone. You will assume full responsibilities as they ramp up towards the beginning of fall semester 2017.
To apply: Please fill out this questionnaire (http://goo.gl/2FxupJ) and email it -- with along with your resume or summary of experience -- to Ms. Bridget Flynn at email@example.com. Applicant materials are due by Saturday, April 1.