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Alternative Transportation Coordinator

Position Deleted on 3/13/2012. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Blacksburg, VA
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Role Title
Computer Operations Technician I

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Position Summary
Transportation and Campus Services is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Alternative Transportation Coordinator. In this position you will have the opportunity to provide assistance to the alternative transportation manager in the areas of biking, transit and pedestrian movement on campus by managing campus bicycle programs, GIS map updates, tracking transportation mode statistics and trends, assisting in transit, biking, and pedestrian related projects, and participating in transportation/sustainability public relations events. Provide customer service to alternative transportation program participants and others on campus with pedestrian, bicycle and/or transit needs.

Required Qualifications
To succeed in this position you must understand the role of different types of transportation in a multi-modal transportation environment; have demonstrated experience using GIS software to record and analyze data and make useful maps; experience using illustration and desktop publishing software; experience working in office environments and customer service roles; extensive computer experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, such as Excel, Word and Outlook. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact comfortably with all individuals in a diverse multicultural environment. Must be able to work throughout the calendar year. Must be willing to work outside to collect data and meet with constituents.

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in geography, urban planning, or related field, or equivalent level of training and experience; previous experience using ArcGIS products (eg: Info, Editor, Catalog, Toolbox); experience performing or training in statistical and data analysis.

Employment Conditions
Must have a criminal background check
Must have a driver's license check

Describe Other:
Part time 30 hrs/week

Must be willing to do project work outside.

How to Apply for this Job
Applicants must complete the online staff application at, Posting #0121565, by the close date of March 11, 2012.

Employee Category
Hourly Wage Staff, limited to 1500 hrs/year

Appointment Type
Temp, non-salaried wage

FLSA Status:
Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime

Academic Year or Calendar Year
Calendar Year

Percent Employment
Part Time

Advertised Pay Range
Commensurate with Experience

TCS - Transportation and Campus Services

College / Sr. Management
VP - Administrative Services

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