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Transportation Programs Manager

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 09393z at by May 4, 2017; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

Position Information

Position Information

Department Facilities Management
Alternate Department Description

Operations, Parking and Transportation Department

Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check
Motor Vehicle Background Check Yes
Restricted Position? Yes, is not eligible for layoff or severance benefits.
Job Category Classified Staff
Role (State) Job Title Program Administrative Specialist I
Working Title Transportation Programs Manager
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number 09393z
Recruit Number Staff - 8136
Working Hours Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; occasional evenings
Location Fairfax
Pay Band Payband 4
Salary Mid-to-high $50,000s; commensurate with education and experience.
Web Announcement

Transportation Programs Manager

The George Mason University Operations, Parking and Transportation Department—under the Facilities Management Department—invites applicants for the position of Transportation Programs Manager, formerly called the Transportation Coordinator. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.


  • Oversees all aspects of transportation programs under general direction of the Director of Parking and Transportation;
  • Provides office and administrative assistance to the Office of Parking and Transportation;
  • Proposes new transportation (TDM) initiatives;
  • Supervises, monitors, and coordinates all transportation programs and services, including registration, marketing, administration, and reconciliation of employee and student commuter programs;
  • Acts as day-to-day contract administrator for the Mason Shuttle Program;
  • Primarily responsible for marketing and outreach of all university transportation options;
  • Coordinates and maintains the Commuter Choice program reimbursements and other financial incentives; and
  • Oversees advisory committee meetings, including maintaining committee member lists, agendas, and meetings.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Mid-level (significant) experience working in the transportation field, especially administering alternative transportation programs;
  • Significant experience creating marketing plans for new transportation initiatives and marketing the use of current programs;
  • Significant experience in contract administration, monitoring of contract terms, writing request for proposals, etc.;
  • Demonstrated administrative work experience in day-to-day administration of programs, preferably in parking and transportation;
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Experience in customer service and general office support;
  • Must be a team player, assisting other department staff in their work as needed;
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain working relationships with campus community, and transportation vendors and agencies providing service to campus;
  • Able to compile, write, and present professional-level reports and presentations;
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and explain governmental regulations; and
  • Mid-level experience with conducting surveys.
Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 09393z at by May 4, 2017; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

For Full Consideration, Apply by:
Posting Date 04/20/2017
Job Close Date 05/04/2017
Open Until Filled? No
Telework Friendly? No
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Supplemental Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of Professional References
Optional Documents