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 Manager to ensure that various 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.
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 an annual 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.
· Serve as relative expert on student transportation issues as relevant to carpooling, policy, bike-share, sustainable transportation, and other college and community discussions.
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 with students, parents, and transportation providers. It is essential that the candidate can provide excellent customer service. The successful candidate 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, experience in customer service roles, 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 is okay, via email and phone. You will assume full responsibilities as they ramp up towards the beginning of fall semester 2019.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicant materials are due by Friday, April 5 at 11:59pm.