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Student Worker - ASUN Pack Rides Officer

Company: University of Nevada, Reno
Location: Reno
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact our recruitment helpline at (775) 784-1495 or . For UNR Med professional job postings, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778. Job DescriptionASUN Pack Rides seeks candidates for Pack Rides Officer positions to work a flexible schedule around school hours.ASUN Pack Rides provides a unique working environment that is both exciting and challenging. It is a great way to meet new people and learn more about the campus and Reno community. As a department of ASUN, it affords its student leaders a fantastic opportunity to be involved in a variety of ASUN activities. This is a great opportunity to help others and build a resume to support future career initiatives all at the same time!Pack Rides provides the following services to the University of Nevada, Reno campus community which includes helping other students, ensuring safety, and providing reliable transportation.

  • Continuous shuttle on weekends that picks up from campus and takes students to the WinCo and Walmart shopping centers.
  • Nighttime fixed-route shuttle with stops along campus.
  • On-demand ride service that runs three miles from campus.Our mission is to be known as a premier student program and by promoting safe transportation, we foster the connection where students can further their education through academics and community engagement.For more information about the Pack Rides program, please visit: Position Duties Include
    • Defensive driving strategies to ensure safe and timely transportation of students, faculty and staff of the University of Nevada, Reno.
    • Employ strong customer service skills to make riders feel welcome at all times.
    • Explain important information about personal safety awareness to riders.
    • Follow all federal, state and local laws.
    • Regularly inspect and assess cleanliness and safety of vehicles.
    • Use technology to record statistical usage data of every service call.
    • Define the importance of data and assist in collecting it via the administration of rider surveys.
    • Judge situations to make decisions that ensure the safety of themselves and others.
    • Effectively communicate issues to supervisors at all times.
    • Regularly discuss issues and current events affecting the campus community to be informed at all times.
    • Attend monthly staff meetings to engage in critical discussion to devise solutions to problems affecting the service and predict future challenges.
    • Assist University Police in keeping campus safe by reporting suspicious or unsafe activity.Required Qualifications Must be in good standing as an undergraduate student with the University of Nevada, Reno.Maintain a minimum 2.00 GPA and earn a minimum 30 credit hours per academic school year (Can include Fall and Spring Semesters, Wintermester and Summer Sessions) at the University of Nevada, Reno (Freshman students with no college GPA are eligible, but must be enrolled in the requisite number of credits).Minimum of 3 years of clean driving experience. DMV driving record printout required upon offer of employment.Must pass a state and federal criminal background check upon offer of employment.Must pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test upon offer of employment.NOTE: This position is subject to a pre-employment, post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol test. The candidate selected for hire will be required to sign a form acknowledging this policy. Preferred Qualifications Strong judgement, responsible decision-making skills, strong listening and leadership skills. Assertive enough to maintain boundaries and restriction in the interest of safety and Pack Rides Policy. Exceptional defensive driving skills after dark, often in heavy traffic and/or inclement weather.SchedulePack Rides Officers enjoy a flexible schedule working around school hoursSelect a variable schedule to include evenings and/or weekend hours.Work schedules can vary from 5-20 hours a week based on availability and how many hours you would like to work.Shift are typically later hours (some start at 5 pm or 7 pm) and weekends to support the programs and mission of Pack Rides.Compensation GradeStudent Level 1$13.00 per hourTotal CompensationTotal Compensation includes one meal voucher when working three or more late night shifts a week.Uniform shirts are provided and dry cleaned for you.ExemptNoFull-Time Equivalent50.0%Required Attachment(s)Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at Attach the following attachment(s) to your applicationResume- (required) List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.Please note: If you visit the Nevada Career Studio and provide documentation of your visit, we will guarantee you an in-person interview. You can find more about the Nevada Career Studio by going to their website at This posting is open until filledQualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received, or a hiring decision has been made.Posting Close DateNote to ApplicantA background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire. HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment. References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify. As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks. For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment. Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.University of Nevada, Reno

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