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San Diego State University
  • Position Number: 4165334
  • Location: San Diego, CA
  • Position Type: Human Resources

Director, Parking & Transportation Services (Administrator II)

Job No: 527250
Work Type:
Locations: San Diego
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Full Time, Safety, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Position Summary

The Director of Parking & Transportation Services manages parking & transportation services. This includes interpretation and oversight of policy, regulations, and law to guide operations and maximize revenue while reducing cost. This position is responsible for the overall management of all Parking & Transportation Services providing leadership, expertise, and management of special events, enforcement, sustainable transportation, infrastructure maintenance coordination with Project Management and Facilities Services, and all other administrative, fiscal, and operational departmental functions. The incumbent is expected to lead the University vision, planning, and implementation of transportation and parking strategy, drawing on their experience and expertise in these areas, to support the University's strategic goals and high standards of service, accessibility, and sustainability for the main campus and Mission Valley. The incumbent is expected to have a working knowledge of sustainability as it relates to vehicles, EV charging, and transportation programs. The incumbent is expected to provide professional development opportunities for employees as well as incorporating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion training and leadership. Additionally, this position is expected to serve on the President's Sustainability Advisory Committee (member), the Special Events Scheduling Meeting (member), the Alternative Transportation Committee (co-chair), and the Parking & Transportation Committee (Chair).

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, at-will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

The individual hired into this role will work on campus at SDSU in San Diego.

Department Summary

Parking and Transportation Services endeavors to ensure fairness, transparency, and respect in a manner that ensures an environmentally responsible approach to equitable access to those who live, study, work, and visit San Diego State University.

We are dedicated to our diverse workforce in creating continual and equal opportunity through our university partnerships. We are committed to the enrichment of our employees in providing access to unique, creative, and empowering training opportunities and mentorship that serve both the individual, team, and community in respect and in honor of the goals and objectives set forth by San Diego State University.

Our Values:
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Education
  • Service
  • Sustainability

Parking & Transportation Services (PATS) is a department within the division of Public Safety and Community Empowerment in Business and Financial Affairs. PATS employs 17 professional staff, and supported by student assistants. PATS parking officers are responsible for the enforcement of parking rules and regulations on campus, in addition to providing parking and traffic support for numerous events occurring on campus. Our parking officers provide enforcement through foot patrol and license plate recognition software. PATS office staff provide information and services to our campus community for permits, citation appeals, defensive driving and overall support for our parking management database used by our community for managing their parking accounts.

For more information regarding Parking & Transportation Services, click here.

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree
  • A minimum of five years parking and transportation management experience in an administrator role

Key Qualifications
  • Master's degree preferred
  • Experience and knowledge of how to navigate parking database systems (T2 Systems preferred) and License Plate Recognition software (Genetec)
  • Membership with the California Mobility & Parking Association (CMPA) is preferred

  • Must have a valid California driver's license or the ability to obtain one within 10 days of hire
  • Must have completed Hearing Examiner Training (HET) or the ability to complete the training through California Mobility & Parking Association within 6 months of hire
  • Certified Administrator of Public Parking (CAPP) certification through the International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI) is preferred
  • Traffic Demand Management Certification (TDM-CP) through the Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) is preferred

Compensation and Benefits

San Diego State University will offer a competitive salary based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. San Diego State University also offers a rich benefits package that includes:
  • Extensive Leave benefits: 15 paid holidays, 24 vacation days, and 12 sick days per year;
  • Retirement security through a CalPERS defined benefit pension (with CalPERS and UC Retirement Plan reciprocity) and retiree healthcare benefits;
  • An array of health, dental, and vision coverage at no-cost or low-cost to the employee; and
  • California State University system fee reduction program (fee waiver) for the employee or their qualified dependent

Anticipated hiring range: $108,000 - $128,000

Diversity and Community at SDSU

At SDSU, our diversity gives us power and benefits every single member of our community.

Through our commitment to equity and inclusion, we encourage all members of our community to purposefully learn from one another through open and respectful dialogue and responsible engagement. For more information, click here.

Principles of Community

At San Diego State University, we are a community of diverse individuals who have and represent many perspectives, beliefs and identities. This diversity lends our community strength, and we commit to creating and sustaining an inclusive and intellectually vibrant environment that benefits all members of our university.

SDSU's Principles of Community is an aspirational statement that is intended to evolve over time. The statement reflects the ideals we are encouraged to uphold in our interactions with one another.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on May 22, 2023. To receive full consideration, apply by May 21, 2023. The position will remain open until filled.

CSU Vaccine Policy: The California State University has established a policy requiring faculty, staff, and students accessing campus facilities to be immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. To access the SDSU campus, you must be fully up to date with your COVID-19 vaccinations, including a booster if you are eligible for one, or request a medical, religious, or off campus exemption, as applicable.

The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. SDSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current SDSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers all qualified candidates for employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered military and veteran status, or any other protected characteristic or status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who request an accommodation by contacting Rachael Stalmann at

Advertised: May 05, 2023 (3:00 PM)
Applications Close: Open until filled

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