Director of Transportation
Capitol Region Education Council - Hartford, CT

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Qualified candidate must possess skills to:
• Oversee the CREC transportation operations for the Regional School Choice Office
• Oversee staff of approximately 250 employees including call center representatives, bus monitors, drivers, and routers, support staff and supervisors
• Ensure contract compliance with various transportation providers
• Ensure the highest safety standards are met at all times for student transportation services
• Ensure proper training of all staff to meet customer needs; review policies, procedures and practices to ensure improvements in all aspects of the division
• Establish and maintain a positive work environment; set direction and policies for the division
• Maintain strong working relationships and troubleshoot with transportation providers and customers and families
• Resolve transportation issues with parents and school districts
• Work closely with school administrators and teachers to ensure logistics meet educational needs
• Oversee and develop sale of services opportunities related to school transportation
• Provide assistance to districts with transportation needs and concerns
• Negotiate contracts with providers and partners
• Develop, issue and analyze RFP, RFQ and make appropriate recommendation to senior management
• Attend meeting and make presentations as needed
• Develop, implement and monitor the annual strategic plan for the division
• Develop and manage $35m+ budget
• Review and approve all accounts payables and receivables
• Review and approve payroll for 250+ employees
• Ensure ongoing professional development in the area of student transportation
• Maintain membership and/or relationships with trade-related organizations
• Monitor, review and evaluate RSCO’s Regional Transportation System
• Bachelor Degree in business administration, similar background or equivalent experience.
• Minimum five (5) years management experience in the provision of school transportation services.

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