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Transportation Manager

Code Number
512680-699942
Title
Transportation Manager
Location
2301 Marengo Street NOLA 70115
Description
Opportunity:
A collective of New Orleans charter management organizations (CMOs) is searching for a Transportation Manager to coordinate and manage the groups transportation programs and systems. The Transportation Manager will be the program lead for this new initiative designed to drastically change and improve school transportation systems in New Orleans.

To apply online visit: http://atsod.com/j/s.cfm/RJT

Background:
The Transportation Collective was recently created as a collaboration of 5 CMOs including 6 schools throughout Orleans Parish. The collective was designed to improve economies of scale and negotiating power of these smaller CMOs to ensure the schools had access to high quality school transportation for a reasonable price. An RFP for the collective was put out in April 2019 and B&L Transportation was selected as the winning provider.

The collective intends to hire a Transportation Manager to help manage the program between networks and work directly with B&L Transportation on behalf of all the CMOs. The position will be an employee of New Orleans College Prep Charter Schools, but will be responsible to all of the CMOs in the collective.

Goals:
·Communicate efficiently and effectively with CMOs and transportation provider
·Provide exceptional customer service to the schools
·Improve and enhance the transportation programs for the collective
Responsibilities:
·Manage the flow of information from schools including student data, route needs and changes, field trips and other special requests, and reported incidents
·Manage the flow of information from the transportation company including routes and route adjustments, vehicle numbers and assignments, driver information and routes, and reported accidents and incidents
·Review routing systems to optimize routes for the benefit of the CMOs
·Monitor bus routes for on time arrival and departure
·Conduct random vehicle inspections to ensure vehicles are meeting all mechanical, certification, paperwork and other requirements
·Complete on road audit of driver practices when picking up and dropping off students
·Confirm transportation provider is meeting all insurance requirements
·Ensure all participants and activities function with the parameters of New Orleans College Prep values.
·Review invoices from transportation provider and obtain payment approval by CMOs

·Schedule and conduct meetings with each CMO and the collective as needed to review concerns from schools and parents, performance, routes, billing and other items as needed
·Schedule and conduct weekly planning meetings with transportation provider to review concerns from schools and parents, performance, routes, billing and other items as needed
·Review previous day’s routes and transportation activities and address and resolve any items or issues including accidents and other incidents
·Other transportation related activities and duties as needed by the collective


Benefits
Compensation:
We offer a competitive compensation package, including generous retirement contributions and comprehensive health benefits.
Requirements
Qualifications:

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
Constant learner: Solicits feedback and implements new ideas; enhances professional skills
Solutions-Oriented: concentrates on finding ways to solve problems and improve systems
Enthusiasm: exhibits passion and excitement over work
High Expectations: An unwavering belief that all students can achieve at high levels
Work ethic: possesses a strong willingness to work hard and long hours to get the job done
Intelligence: learns quickly, demonstrates ability to quickly and proficiently absorb new information
Teamwork: Demonstrated ability to work well in a team
Start Date
9/1/2019
Salary
The salary range for this position is $35 - $45,000 + benefits. Salary is negotiable.
Contact Jonathan Tebeleff
Phone: 504-335-0404
Fax:
jtebeleff@nolacollegeprep.org
2301 Marengo St., New Orleans, LA 70115