Days and Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:30pm (must be flexible to assist with evening school events when necessary and be on call remotely to oversee any transportation issues that may arise after hours)
Transportation Coordinator responsibilities are as follows:
Acts as the point person with bus/van drivers, Athletic Director, and Head of Facilities for all transportation needs
Schedule buses for Athletic teams and Physical Education Department
Schedule Campus to Campus shuttle bus runs (Main Campus Dwight/Early Childhood Division/Dwight Athletic Center)
Manage the coordination of transportation with the Dept of Education (DOE) and private bus companies
Communicate daily (via email and verbally) with the Director of Facilities to ensure bus schedule has no conflicts
Meet regularly (Fall/Winter/Spring) with Head of PE and Athletics Director to ensure bus/van schedules are up-to-date and discuss any required changes
Provide the bus/van drivers with daily/weekly schedules and transportation routes as needed
Manage gas cards for buses and school van
Manage 19-A on-boarding (with NY State Department of Motor Vehicles)
Manage and monitor First Aid and CPR certifications of bus/van drivers
Manage inspection books on buses and dates from NYS DOE inspections of buses for Director of Facilities
Manage annual bus insurance
Maintain a current, up-to-date student list during the school year
Ensure appropriate attendance and student lists are being kept on bus runs
Hire and train bus chaperones when required
Coordinate with Director of Afterschool for daytime field trip transportation
Main Office Assistant responsibilities are as follows:
Serves as Main Office Assistant at the front reception desk (answering phones, directing calls, greeting and assisting visitors, vendors etc., between the hours of 3:30pm – 5:30pm
Covers lunch coverage for the Main Office Coordinator
Coordinates Metro card distribution for Grades 1-12
Serves as the back-up person to cover the reception area, when needed
Coordinates student folders for orientations, vendor reservations, invoice submissions, etc.
Coordinates school mailings, paperwork for orientations and making labels for school events
Any additional duties delegated by the Head of School or Main Office Manager
Requirements of position:
2 year or 4 year degree required
2 -3 years’ experience in customer service, transportation or office administration required
Strong organizational and time management skills
Must be self-motivated and a team player
Excellent verbal and communication skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel required
Must have the ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects
Qualified candidates should submit resumes to Dianne Drew, Head of School, at email@example.com with the heading “Transportation/Main Office Assistant”.
Dwight School’s goal is to achieve and maintain equal employment opportunities. It is also the policy of Dwight School to maintain a work environment free from discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, marital status or other status protected by federal or state law, with regards to any term or condition of employment.
About Dwight School
Dwight is dedicated to igniting the spark of genius in every child. Kindling their interests, we develop inquisitive, knowledgeable, self-aware, and ethical citizens who will build a better world.
To foster the next generation of global leaders who can thrive anywhere in the world.
Our Three Pillars
Dwight embraces the individuality of each learner, as no two students are the same. Dwight supports these student journeys through a robust academic curriculum and after-school programs. Dwight makes it a priority to focus on and develop each child’s spark of genius. Whether connecting a student with an exceptional mentor, designing tailor-made enrichment, crafting a special study abroad opportunity, or providing an innovative program or tutorial, Dwight recognizes and fosters each student’s gifts and talents.
Dwight’s community is a family of diverse individuals whose collective goal is to build a better world. The power of our learning environment is enhanced by connecting and valuing the different contributions and talents of all members. Through unlimited service, leadership, programmatic, and scholarship opportuni...ties, we inspire students to find their own unique paths to action.
Dwight’s mission, vision, and pillars extend globally across our network of schools and is supported by the International Baccalaureate ethos. Students develop a sense of themselves, as well as the world around them. Dwight opens students’ hearts and minds through challenges and opportunities, inviting students to build bridges within and between cultures.