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Operations Manager, Intercampus Transportation

Rose Hill

Fordham University


Fordham University has an excellent reputation as a dynamic institution located in New York City.  Founded in 1841, Fordham enrolls more than 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students in its 9 Colleges and Schools. 


Fordham University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to its employees, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.
We offer tuition remission for employees and their dependents 
A generous employer match towards a 403(b) retirement plan.
As a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), Fordham is considered a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, a federal program designed to forgive student loan debt for employees of certain public and certain nonprofit employers.
As part of its work-life balance program, the University provides generous PTO including 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, 2 personal days, 6 summer Fridays, and holidays that include paid time off between Christmas and New year.  
University employees have access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). EAP provides no-cost, professional, and confidential services, to help employees and family members address a variety of personal, family, life, and work-related issues.

Hybrid Policy:       

Please review the Hybrid Policy here.


Position Summary

Reporting to the Director of University Transportation, the Operations Manager assists in supervising a multi-faceted University Transportation service transporting 230,000 passengers annually. Responsibilities include on-boarding, training, and supervising over 120 student workers to ensure operational compliance; overseeing the maintenance of all University vehicles under the purview of the Department of University Transportation; scheduling and monitoring all department services, including the intercampus transportation shuttle, airport services, charter services, and athletic trip requests; helping keep our data organized with our online reservation system, fleet management, and personnel file platforms; answering emergencies promptly, such as student worker issues and vehicle accidents.


Essential Functions        

Assists the Director in operating a transportation service available to the entire Fordham University community. Services include inter-campus transportation, athletics travel, charter, and airport services on select days.
Supervises and trains over 120 student drivers and part-time maintenance personnel.
Oversees the maintenance of all vehicles in the department’s fleet.
Ensures that all university-certified drivers comply with insurance guidelines and regulations from our department and insurance provider.
Coordinates the operation and provide on-site supervision of morning, afternoon, weekend, and or evening shifts of Fordham’s intercampus shuttle service.
Trains written and road tests on the safe operation of a 15-passenger van. Coordinates with the Director on department operations, including customer service, account management, safety training, DMV regulations and license checking, compliance, scheduling, and communications.
Serves as a spokesperson for the department at major University events.

Essential Functions Note

This list is not intended to be an exhaustive list.

The University may assign additional related duties as necessary.


Management Responsibilities  

Guides work of other employees who perform essentially the same work and/or student workers. Organizes, sets priorities, schedules and reviews work, but is generally not responsible for final decisions in hiring, performance management or compensation.


Required Qualifications: Education and Experience        

Bachelor’s degree
Minimum of one year of experience in the transportation or logistics field

Required Qualifications: Knowledge and Skills     

Must show a high level of professionalism and have the ability to work with various constituents (students, administrators, and faculty) in a team-oriented fashion.
Must be committed to diversity and understand the mission of a Jesuit education.
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.

Preferred Qualifications 

Relevant graduate or work experience

Minimum Starting Salary: $62,400


Maximum Starting Salary: $64,400


Note: Salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience, and skills.







Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools.  It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom. 


Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.


Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

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