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University of Florida
  • Position Number: 5002468
  • Location: Gainesville, FL
  • Position Type: Business - Management

Senior Director of Transportation and Parking Services

Job No: 530204
Work Type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Executive/Director/Management, Facilities Operations/Skilled Trades
Department: 68040000 - BS-TRANSPORTATION / PARKING

Job Description

Classification Title:
Senior Director of Transportation and Parking Services

Job Description:

The Role:

The Senior Director of Transportation and Parking Services provides leadership and direction to the department on all matters relating to transportation and parking management and services. They will develop both strategic and tactical business operational plans. This includes ensuring that critical services are provided during times of challenging weather conditions, unusual events, or in response to unexpected emergencies.

The University of Florida

The University is ranked among the "top ten" public universities in the nation (according to the current US News & World Report's public university list); UF is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU) and the heralded Southeastern Conference (SEC); It is the flagship' university in the state which is enjoying a significant demographic increase in population, attracting capital and corporations; and, it resides in a state that has an appealing personal and corporate tax environment that encourages corporate relocations.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Ensure that all programs, activities, and services comply with University, state, and federal regulations
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders while serving on University committees, working groups, and partnering with city, state, University, and community agencies to develop and implement recommendations related to parking and transportation concerns
  • Plan, design, maintain, and renovation/construction of all parking facilities including 14 garages and approximately 100 surface lots
  • Formulate and administer the annual operating budget and the cash reserves set aside for repair and maintenance of existing parking facilities, capital investments in new or replacement parking facilities, current and anticipated future debt service payments, and annual cash flow operating needs
  • Develop and maintain partnerships throughout the University while ensuring all programs are aligned with University strategic goals and objectives

The City of Gainesville

Gainesville ( is home to one of the state's centers of education, medicine, cultural events, and athletics. The University of Florida and UF Health Shands Hospital are the leading employers in Gainesville and provide jobs for many residents of surrounding counties. Gainesville is also the largest city in Alachua County and is the county seat, with approximately 269,000 residents county-wide. It serves as the cultural, educational, and commercial center for the north central Florida region. The city provides a full range of municipal services, including cultural and nature services and necessary administrative services to support these activities. Because of its beautiful landscape and urban "forest," Gainesville is one of the most attractive cities in Florida. The city is in a central location to both the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, providing easy access within a day's drive to beaches, nature preserves, and water-based activities. Explore Gainesville in 60 Seconds.

Expected Salary:

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. The University of Florida offers a total rewards package that includes generous health insurance and retirement plans, life, dental, and robust leave, and wellbeing programs along with other perks and offerings.

Minimum Requirements:

Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and eight years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and ten years of appropriate experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in transportation and parking management at a large land-grant institution, preferably with a medical research enterprise and teaching hospital
  • Knowledge of T2 Systems' PowerPark Flex parking management or similar software
  • Master of Business Administration
  • The designations of Certified Administrator of Public Parking (CAPP) and/or Certified Parking Professional (CPP)
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills and presentation experience
  • A creative and entrepreneurial approach
  • Energy and enthusiasm for new ideas
  • Ability to effect change through influence and collaboration
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and commitment to transparency

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Application Instructions

Interested applicants must submit an online application with the following materials:
  1. A cover letter highlighting relevant qualifications
  2. A resume
  3. A list of three professional references

Applications must be submitted by Friday, February 23rd at 11:59 pm. for consideration. Applications submitted after this date may be considered at the discretion of the hiring authority.

Health Assessment Required:

Applications Close: Open until filled

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