This is a description of a Staff Position Classification. It is not an announcement of a position opening. To view descriptions of current openings, please go to UNMJobs and Search Postings to view positions that are currently accepting applications.
The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.
Under general direction, supervises, administers, coordinates, plans, and implements the university parking system and patrol functions. Develops and coordinates parking plans with senior university officials and community representatives.
Duties and Responsibilities
Supervises personnel which typically includes recommendations for hiring, firing, performance evaluation, training, work allocation, and problem resolution.
Participates in planning, development, and management of parking services, including gathering and disseminating information about availability of parking, scheduling, and traffic control for university and community functions.
Assists in development of parking and transportation policies, procedures, standards, and directives, and in communicating these in written and verbal presentations.
Prepares periodic scheduled and ad hoc parking system reports; gathers data and prepares recommendations regarding system improvements.
Responds to inquiries and researches and resolves problems related to transactions handled by the unit; serves as liaison with other constituencies in the resolution of day-to-day administrative and operational issues.
Oversees special events parking and traffic control, as appropriate.
Develops operating goals and objectives for the unit; implements and administers methods and procedures to enhance operations, as appropriate to the unit.
Prepares and/or coordinates the preparation of payroll for department personnel.
Assists in the annual budget planning process and regularly monitors expenditures.
Represents the organization at various community and/or business meetings, committees, and task forces; promotes existing and new programs and/or policies.
Assists with the management of computer hardware and/or software, as appropriate.
Performs and/or oversees snow removal as required.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements
High school diploma or GED; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
Ability to analyze and solve problems.
Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.
Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
Ability to plan, assess, and evaluate programs.
Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
Ability to investigate and analyze information and draw conclusions.
Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
Knowledge of special events parking methods, procedures, and techniques.
Employee development and performance management skills.
Knowledge of employee payroll procedures.
Conditions of Employment
Possession of a valid New Mexico driver's license is a requirement for this job.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
No or very limited physical effort required.
Moderate physical activity. Requires occasional handling of items up to 100 pounds.
No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.