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Program Coordinator, NightRide

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Date: Nov 29, 2018

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Are you a highly-motivated leader and detail-oriented multi-tasker who enjoys supervising a diverse team of people? If so, you could be a perfect fit for the NightRide Program Coordinator for the University of Cincinnati’s Department of Public Safety. Under the direction of the Community Safety Manager, you would assist with all aspects and functions of the NightRide student transportation and safety program for Public Safety’s Police Division. If you have experience supervising transportation and safety center operations and are interested in one of the best benefits packages in the area, please read on.


As one of the largest employers in the region, the University of Cincinnati offers a generous vacation and benefits package including tuition remission for all eligible full and part-time employees, their dependents, and spouse or domestic partner.  Additional professional development opportunities are available through Communiversity along with unlimited access to E-Learning courses through A variety of retirement options are offered including an opportunity to participate in a traditional pension plan as well as optional supplemental retirement plans. Very cost-effective healthcare and dental plan options are available accompanied by health savings accounts, flexible spending accounts, and employee assistance programs. Employee discounts are offered through numerous organizations including the Campus Recreation Center, University Athletics, Cincinnati Ballet, Cincinnati Zoo, Newport Aquarium, US Bank Arena, Cincinnati Bengals, and the University Bookstore. Please visit to discover all of the benefits offered.


This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all other activities. The University of Cincinnati embraces diversity and inclusion as core values that empower individuals to transform their lives and achieve their highest potential. By using talents of people from different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives, this vibrant, urban research university demonstrates its commitment to creating a community that values the contributions of all its members.


Essential Function

Under general supervision from the Community Safety Manager, plan, design, evaluate, modify and coordinate the NightRide Program for the Department of Public Safety.


Primary Duties

  • Plan, design, evaluate, modify and coordinate the NightRide Program for the Department of Public Safety.
  • Develop program objectives and monitor quantitative and qualitative data on progress toward objectives. Review objectives to identify problems and solutions, prioritize solutions and develop action steps for program improvement.
  • Research and analyze relevant literature, other benchmark information in order to develop grant proposals, new program ideas and propose program changes.
  • Develop, administer and analyze assessment/evaluation questionnaires. Compile statistics and prepare reports.
  • Develop and implement a marketing strategy in order to recruit students and program participants.
  • Interact with staff faculty, external agencies and other university departments.
  • May provide direct supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need.
  • Provide guidance and direction of on-street operations; evaluates nightly needs and adjusts the standard deployment plan to meet the nightly needs of the service district.
  • Assist with the guidance and direction of NightRide Student Transportation Programs; supervising the student workers, vehicle issues, and programming in conjunction with the CSM
  • Ensures service expectations are being met nightly through regular contact with customers; evaluates quality of services through measuring individual employee performances compared to expectations and overall program, making adjustments as necessary.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with one (1) year experience; -OR- Associate's degree with three (3) years’ experience; -OR- five (5) years’ experience. 
  • Experience must be in program coordination.


This position will be a professional position paid at an hourly rate.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


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