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Director, Fleet Services

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Facilities Management

Posting Number: req19875

Department: Parking and Transportation

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

Parking and Transportation Services at the University of Arizona is seeking an innovative and compassionate leader who will serve as the Parking and Transportation Director of Fleet Services.

The University of Arizona vehicle fleet is being centralized and this position will lead the implementation, modernization, and ongoing management of this complex university service. The purpose of the centralization is to ensure that the University's vehicle fleet is efficient, safe, cost-effective, and aligned with the university's core values. The University fleet includes 1200+ vehicles, ranging from golf carts, passenger vehicles, buses and motorcycles and includes the daily rental fleet, a fueling island, car wash, and maintenance garage.

Parking and Transportation Services (PTS) has approximately $20,000,000 in annual revenues and over 150 employees. PTS does not receive outside funding, as it is a fully self-supporting auxiliary enterprise. PTS currently manages Cat Tran shuttle services and has over 18,000 parking spaces on and off campus. The department also manages 10 parking garages. PTS' mantra is that it exists in order to make everyone else on campus successful and, as such, has a multitude of programs that are here to support the campus needs.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plans, directs, evaluates and leads the statewide Fleet Services unit which includes Motor Pool Rental Vehicle Division, University Vehicle Service Shop, University Fueling Center, vehicle washing facility, a newly created Mobile Vehicle Servicing Unit, the University Vehicle Lease-Back Program, and the relationship with an outside vendor that will help to provide a hybrid approach to our rental and leasing program.
  • This position will lead the centralization of the University's fleet of 1,500+ vehicles, which is currently de-centralized. This will require the position to be responsible for strategizing, planning, and forming campus collaborations.
  • This position will have direct reports and will lead staff, including providing guidance, mentorship, and training on the creation of performance standards and key performance indicators and their desired outcomes.
  • Evaluates operational and transportation needs and trends and develops strategic recommendations for vehicle requirements.
  • Oversees the purchase or leasing of vehicles and maintenance programs. Responsible for the development, review, and use of Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to improve the operational efficiency of the University of Arizona vehicle fleet. Examples of KPIs includes vehicle utilization rate, maintenance compliance, and response time.
  • Assists in the development of unit and departmental wide short term/long term goals and objectives to ensure effective delivery of fleet services for the university. For example, this position will establish and implement specific milestones for the transition of the statewide University of Arizona vehicle fleet. They will also develop long term fleet integrations with the Climate Action plan, to include the reduction in emissions produced by our fleet.
  • Evaluates the fleet management, fuel management, and other systems as well as service delivery processes, to develop policies which will increase operational efficiency, ensuring compliance and consistency with state and federal policies and regulations. The position's evaluation and modification of processes will take a continuous improvement approach to their review.
  • Responsible for budgeting, analyzing, maintaining and forecasting for multiple budgets, including that of the Motor pool, Garage, Lease vehicle Program, and the fueling operation. Makes recommendations related to staffing, operational costs and effectiveness within each of these budgets.
  • Each of the aforementioned divisions within Fleet Services will report to this position and have operating expenditures, capital projects, and expenses associated with them. This position will be responsible for monitoring these expenses to ensure they stay within budget.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate
    effectively with different groups, individuals, and/or stakeholders.
  • Innovative and forward thinking.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills.
  • Skilled at problem-solving in a team environment.
  • Skilled relationship builder who can bring teams closer together through collaboration.
  • Knowledgeable on strategies to motivate teams.
  • Emphasizes service excellence.
  • Embodies the University of Arizona's Core Values: integrity, compassion, exploration, adaptation, inclusion, and determination.

Physical Requirements:

  • Lifting/moving up to 30 pounds often.
  • Lifting/moving more than 50 pounds rarely.
  • Repetitive and sustained bending at the waist, stooping, or squatting may occur during shifts, up to 5 minutes at a time.

Work Environment:

  • Outdoor Environment: Employees work outdoors and may
    not be protected from weather conditions.
  • Extreme Heat: Temperatures above 100 degrees for more than an hour.
  • Extreme Cold: Temperatures below 40 degrees for more than an hour.
  • Noise: There is sufficient noise to cause you to shout to be heard above the noise level.
  • Hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving vehicles or exposure to chemicals in work setting.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
  • Minimum of 7 years of related work experience, including 3 years of managerial experience, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and ability to drive according to the University Fleet Safety Policy.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Automotive Fleet Manager (CAFM) credential

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: University Operations

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $75,540 - $98,201

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Compensation Guidance

The Rate of Pay Field represents the University of Arizona's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, and internal equity.

The Grade Range Minimum, Midpoint, and Maximum Fields listed below represent a full range of career compensation growth over time in this position and grade. Each unit typically sets starting pay between minimum and midpoint upon hire. The university offers compensation growth opportunities within its career architecture. To learn more about compensation, please review our Applicant Compensation Guide and our Total Rewards Calculator.

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Job Family

Parking & Transportation

Job Function

University Operations

Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Christina Camacho

Human Resources Representative

(520) 626-9677

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Notice of Availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), each year the University of Arizona releases an Annual Security Report (ASR) for each of the University's campuses. These reports disclose information including Clery crime statistics for the previous three calendar years and policies, procedures, and programs the University uses to keep students and employees safe, including how to report crimes or other emergencies and resources for crime victims. As a campus with residential housing facilities, the Main Campus ASR also includes a combined Annual Fire Safety report with information on fire statistics and fire safety systems, policies, and procedures.
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