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Vehicle Manager/Driver

Western Colorado University
Job Location:
Gunnison, Colorado
Facilities Management
Salary: $54,000.00 - $56,000.00 Annually

Western Colorado University invites applications for the position of Athletic Vehicle Manager/Driver.

The Athletic Vehicle Manager/Driver will report to and work with the Director of Athletics to ensure stable and consistent operation of the University's bus and van fleet for the safe and efficient transportation of student athletes to and from athletic events.

The Athletic Vehicle Manager/Driver is responsible for the recruitment, hiring and supervision of part-time drivers. This requires the maintenance of driver documentation including, but not limited to, CDL status, valid Driver's License, traffic infraction information, driver log books, and maintenance requests/logs. The position will schedule all NCAA trips and will manage the intercollegiate transportation budget which includes the hiring of drivers, mileage/travel costs and contracting with charter companies, as needed. The position will ensure that drivers coordinate with teams to confirm details of travel itineraries and will assist the Director of Mountain Sports in scheduling trips, finding van drivers and assigning vehicles for this club sports program. The position will, as needed, drive university athletic teams to and from athletic events. The position will work with the university's fleet manager to ensure the safe and proper functioning of the fleet through adoption of regular maintenance and cleaning schedules.

The successful candidate will hold, at a minimum, a Bachelor's degree and a Commercial Driver's License-Class B with a passenger bus endorsement (CDL-P). Minimum three (3) years professional driving experience and a proficient knowledge of highway and bus regulations and record-keeping standards and procedures. Candidates must have client service and public interaction skills and strong communication, problem solving skills and time management skills.

Additional Application Information:

Compensation: This is a full-time, twelve month position with an initial salary range of $54,000 -- $56,000. Western provides excellent, shared-contribution insurance and retirement plans, paid time off and access to other University benefits, including educational benefits for employees and dependents.

To Apply: and use our online application. Required attachmentsto your online application include aletter of application addressed to Miles Van Hee, Director of Athletics, along with a current resume, and contact information for three references.

Applications will be accepted beginning immediately. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The start date for this position is as soon as possible after hire.

Western is a residential, public university with an enrollment of 3,000 students who come from across Colorado and all fifty states. Faculty members share a strong commitment to personalized education with the liberal arts as its core. They are student-oriented, collegial, energetic, and engaged in the campus and community. The curriculum provides flexibility where experiential learning and interdisciplinary approaches are valued. Western supports diversity, equity, and inclusivity of all types including ability (physical, mental), social class, racial/ethnic, linguistic, religion, sexual orientation, age, experience, gender, and cultural. Please see ourdiversity statement, and ourDEII Committee charge. The University is located in Gunnison, Colorado, a rural community 200 miles southwest of Denver. At an elevation of 7,700 feet in the southern Rocky Mountains, the Gunnison Valley provides exceptional year-round outdoor recreational opportunities. Professionals have chosen Western because of the quality of life combined with rewarding careers. Visit to learn more about the university.

Western Colorado University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus.
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