Reporting to the Director, the Associate Director for Campus Mobility Services oversees the daily operation of all campus mobility services, primarily TigerTransit, University bicycle parking and maintenance facilities, carshare, bikeshare, and ride hailing. This position develops campus mobility strategies and serves as a senior leader and expert on transit and shared-use mobility services, a critical component of the campus plan and a complex, multi-million dollar series of capital projects. This position will represent TPS to leadership across the University in departments such as the Office of Capital Projects, the Office of the University Architect, the Office of Disability Services, Public Safety, the Office of Sustainability, the Civil Engineer, Campus Grounds, the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students, and the Graduate School, among many others.
The Associate Director will have significant budgetary authority, including oversight for the approximately $5 million annual TigerTransit budget, as well as budgetary authority for expansive carshare and bikeshare vendor contracts. This position is the owner and lead on all University transportation service provider contracts and procurement, negotiating new contracts, leading RFP processes, and procuring new transit vehicle and mobility device fleets which may exceed $15 million in total inventory. The Associate Director will work with senior leadership in Finance and Treasury, Facilities, and Risk Management to emphasize and ensure safety, accessibility, customer service, and cost efficiency in all contracts and procurement efforts.
The Associate Director will be joining Princeton as it completes a major milestone, procuring a fleet of 17 battery electric shuttles and developing a charging depot on campus to transition its diesel shuttle fleet to a zero tailpipe emissions operation, among the first universities in the country to complete a full transition to a fully electric operation. This position will manage the procurement process of the new shuttle fleet and the site development of the new charging depot, two major and multi-million dollar projects for Transportation and Parking Services and the campus. Success in the role will require a strong collaborator and seasoned project manager to work closely with senior leadership in the Office of Capital Projects, the Office of Sustainability, the Office of Community and Regional Affairs, WeDriveU, student and faculty researchers, and local leadership and public agency partners.