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UNIV -Transportation Director-Business Operations

Medical University of South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina

Operations
Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Job Description Summary

The Transportation Director is responsible for providing innovative leadership for MUSC Transportation Services. The director is responsible for budgetary and operational oversight. They will work collaboratively with the leadership of the Office of Parking Management and Business Operations to provide timely transportation options for all of the constituent parts of MUSC in Charleston.

Applicants: Please upload a resume, cover letter, and 10-year driving record (can be accessed at https://scdmvonline.com/Driver-Services/Drivers-License/Driving-Record) with your completed application.

Entity

Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC - Univ)

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type​

Classified

Cost Center

CC002408 Transportation Services

Pay Rate Type

Salary

Pay Grade

University-07


Pay Range

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Work Shift

Day (United States of America)

Job Description

Serves as the Director of University Transportation Services. Directs and manages the day-to-day operations of the MUSC Transportation Services and Fleet Operations units; Serves as a liaison to MUHA and MUSCP on matters related to ground transportation in support of the RHN and affiliated clinics; Responsible for employee shuttle bus operations, patient/visitor shuttle operations, Patient discharge service, Clinical Outreach Travel Service, State Fleet Program Administration, MUSC fleet maintenance/safety program, MUSC accident review board, and coordination with CARTA; Supervises a staff of 35 Equipment operators and transportations professionals; Responsible for an operating budget of nearly $5 million.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 20% - Establishes clear directions, expectations, and priorities for University Transportation Services; Manages the daily operations of two units, with eight varying projects; Defines departmental objectives and scope by reviewing all initiatives to determine time frame, available funding, procedures, and various phases of implementation, life-cycle management, and operational strategies; oversees project operations to ensure compliance with federal and state laws.
  • 20% - Directs and coordinates the major administrative and business management operations of University Transportation Services. Administers a budget in excess of $4 million by managing cash flow and ensuring that all budgets and supporting documentation are prepared, submitted, and approved. Ensure UTS follows all applicable state, federal, and university regulations and policies. Create and implement leader and staff development programs to promote growth and improvement measured through operational performance, EPMS, and engagement.
  • 20% - Prepares short-range and long-range schedules for all operations and assets, including facilities, equipment, personnel, and other related special projects to include vehicle life-cycle management, establishing enterprise-wide standards for agency vehicle management, and driver training and development.
  • 20%—Establishes an effective communications program with institutional personnel in all matters relating to the department; effectively sets Departmental expectations for employees. Communicates effectively with senior management, stakeholders, other department/division administrators, and university staff.
  • 15% - Plans for the future of enterprise transportation initiatives, including alignment of transportation functions; serves as a technical expert in the area of transportation advising University and Medical Authority senior management on service and operational issues. Maintains a productive working relationship with governing state agencies, vendors, and key stakeholders enterprise-wide.
  • 5% - Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Business Operations in support of the operational efforts of Transportation Services, Business Operations, and other units within the Operations division.

​​State Minimum Training and Experience:

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

A bachelor's degree and relevant program experience.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A bachelor's degree and three years relevant program experience.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent)
Ability to work indoors. (Continuous)
Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent)
Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent)
Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent)
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Frequent)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous)
Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to lift objects, up to 15 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to push/pull objects, up to 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Frequent)
Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Frequent)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Frequent)
Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Frequent)
Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Ability to hear and/or understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet. (Frequent)
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Frequent)
Ability to work in dusty areas. (Infrequent)

Additional Job Description

Preferred Requirements: Bachelor's degree and 4 years of full-time administrative/managerial experience required (preferably in the transportation industry) or a high school diploma with 10 years of full-time administrative/managerial experience, preferably with some in operations, transportation, or logistics.

CDL Class B or higher preferred.

Physical Requirements: (Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift) Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Frequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift objects, up to 15 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Frequent) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Frequent) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Frequent) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Frequent) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to hear and/or understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet. (Frequent) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Frequent) Ability to work in dusty areas. (Infrequent)

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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