Assistant Director of Parking Services (503953)

  • California Polytechnic State University
  • San Luis Obispo, California
  • Oct 31, 2021
Full Time Clerical and Administrative Support

Job Description


Job Summary

Under general direction of the Associate Director for TAPS, the Assistant Director for Parking and Events provides direction and serves as the program administrator for the Events, Parking and Community Service Officer (CSO) Program. This position will be responsible for providing managerial oversight for the planning, supervision, and establishment of day-to-day operations for the parking and event programs. The incumbent will work in collaboration with the Associate Director for TAPS and other Public Safety Managers to contribute to the development of new programs, policies and procedures as needed to continually improve the overall existing parking operation.

Department Summary

Under the administration of the Assistant Vice President of Public Safety/Chief of Police, the Public Safety Department is responsible for the safety, health and well-being of the university community. The Public Safety Department consists of three divisions; Cal Poly Police, Department of Emergency Management (DEM) and Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS).

Key Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of California state laws and regulations pertaining to parking enforcement. Working knowledge of police, parking and transportation resources affecting local, CSU, state and national programs.
  • Proven ability to analyze operational and procedural problems in relations to parking and events operations and develop, evaluate, and recommend proposed solutions with the ability to effectively communicate the changes.
  • General knowledge of the parking industry technology related to access control, audits, automated pay stations, access and revenue control systems, automatic vehicle identification, license plate recognition, geo-fencing, and payment card industry standards.
  • General knowledge of Crystal Reports and Microsoft Project.
  • Knowledge of current PCI and PA-DSS industry requirements.

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university. Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in a parking industry related field AND three (3) years of direct supervision experience.


Salary commensurate with the background and experience of the individual selected.

Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. See our benefits website for additional information.

Cal Poly

Known for its Learn by Doing pedagogy, Cal Poly is the flagship of the world-renowned California State University system. Annually recognized as one of the top public universities in the nation, Cal Poly continues to offer an academic curriculum based on learned experience gained through real-world practice. Located in San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly is nestled comfortably among the coastal foothills, minutes from the Pacific Ocean and equidistant to the Bay Area and Los Angeles.

Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. See our benefits website for additional information.

Diversity Statement

At Cal Poly, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Poly is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Supplemental Information

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter.

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H1-B visas).

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Luis Obispo, California 93405 United States View Map