Parking Services Coordinator

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  • Job Number:519674
  • Classification:Administrative Specialist 1
  • Grade:Grade 77
  • Work type:On Campus, Staff Full-time
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF Financial Services
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance, Office/Clerical, Other

Position Summary:

This position coordinates and leads the UAF Student Parking Attendants. The focus of this position is for training/coaching on policies and procedures, proper use of equipment, maintenance of equipment, uniforms, managing inventory as well as monitoring positive customer service skills in a very difficult regulatory office as perceived by the UAF community as well as the the general public.


1Daily oversight of UAF parking services. Supervision of information into student services and parking program databases. Prepare mailings or prepare for pick-up. Provide follow-up assessment as it relates to collection of parking fees and fines. Evaluate parking appeals and communicate outcomes to customers. Evaluate and update parking policy and procedures as necessary to establish a fair and equitable process for all of UAF’s faculty, staff, students and visitors. Serve on student parking attendant hiring committees. Oversee required training, scheduling, and assignment of duties, counseling and motivation of UAF Student Parking Attendants. Ensures the smooth operation of parking enforcement of UAF parking regulations on campus and UAF off-campus locations. Advise Operations Manager or Bursar of circumstances surrounding issues as well as any confrontational incidents dealing with parking attendants. Provide formal testimony and keep records of Parking Appeals Committee decisions if requested. Determine appropriate signage across campus. Organize and assign SPA students, facilities or police department to post as necessary. Determine and assign staff to place sandwich boards for scheduled snow removal, lot maintenance and specialEssential
25Oversees the SPA’s enforcement of UAF Parking regulations on campus and off-campus locations. Responsible for responding to complaints/issues escalated above the SPA’s level. Dispatch appropriate staff to respond to calls for assistance such as vehicle jump starts, vehicle unlocks, assisting stuck or stranded motorists, report suspicious activities, etc. Maintains records of service calls and incidents.Essential
3Serve as primary information and inquiry point for students, staff, faculty and visitors with all matters associated with parking on UAF grounds. Assist customers by providing accurate information regarding parking issues in an efficient, professional manner using diplomacy and tact. Present a positive attitude about UAF at all times while working under stressful and sometimes hostile conditions. May be asked to speak with groups regarding parking rules and regulations during orientations. Work with UAF departments, contractors and other visitors to campus to arrange special parking permits and guidelines, arranging with subordinate staff and other university departments to ensure proper enforcement.Essential
4Upload from parking database into handheld computers for verification of UAF parking permits, license plates, outstanding citations and special permits. Research vehicle registration information on Department of Motor Vehicles database. Download information from handheld computers to parking database. Troubleshoot handheld and kiosk malfunctions. Work with technical support equipment vendors to resolve problems. Perform Digital parking meter maintenance, troubleshoot and repair malfunctioning meters. Monitor complaints, appeals and logs of jammed and broken meters. Computer skills sufficient to troubleshoot necessary equipment. Coordinate vehicle maintenance, i.e. oil changes, tire changes, repairs, etc. Manage parking decal distribution including daily downloads of parking database program. Add and remove holds on accounts. Assess parking charges on accounts. Entering appropriate decal events. Inventory inoperative outlets, lighting, inappropriate barriers, missing or misleading signage, safety and service issues, reserved parking spots and lot maintenance needed.Essential
5Responsible for cash management of monies collected from parking meters and kiosks on a regular basis. Prepare bank deposits and close cash sessions as appropriate. Maintain inventory and supplies for Student Parking Attendants operation including high security items, uniforms, equipment, handheld parking citation device and kiosk supplies. Track/monitor inventory.Essential


This position is a full-time, Non-Exempt, Grade 77 (minimum $21.81 an hour, DOE), 12-month position, complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package. UA employees receive excellent benefits including participation in State of Alaska PERS retirement, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. Visit our Benefits website at:



  • Knowledge of research, analysis and organization methods.
  • Knowledge of applicable state, and institutional laws, rules and regulations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups within UAF and external customers.
  • Exceptional Customer Service Skills.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in analyzing situations and making decisions.
  • Cash handling and reconciliation skills.
  • Advanced computer knowledge with ability to operate and troubleshoot handheld computer, upload and download information to parking database system.
  • Equipment Maintenance and troubleshooting, hardware and software knowledge.
  • Multi-tasking and ability to work and make decisions independently.
  • Effective supervisory skills, strong verbal and communication skills



  • Three years of progressively responsible office, administrative and supervisory experience.
  • One year Computer Hardware/Software Skills.



  • Some college coursework and one year related experience or equivalent combination of training and experience.

  • Alaska State Drivers License with Clean Driving Record.

  • Ability to Pass Criminal Background Check.

  • UA Safe Driver Standard.



Interested applicants must apply online.  Please attach a comprehensive resume, cover letter, and contact information (address, email and phone numbers) for three (3) professional references.  At least one reference should be from a current or former supervisor. 

To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


"Applications will be reviewed by date received on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. This recruitment is Open Until Filled and successful submission of an application does not guarantee employment."



Effective immediately, all new UAF hires, whose job function or work location results in the employee being subject to the UAF vaccine requirements guided by the Federal Contractor Employee vaccine mandate*, must be fully vaccinated with an FDA- or WHO- authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption no later than six weeks from the new hire's start date.


*Employees based on UAF’s Troth Yeddha’ (Fairbanks) campus, regardless of university affiliation and remote work status; Employees based in UAF research units outside Fairbanks (including Seward Marine Center, Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, HAARP, Poker Flat, Lena Point, and Toolik Field Station); and Employees, regardless of their work location, paid by or directly working on impacted UAF federal contract.

Please contact the Talent Acquisition team, with any questions or concerns.


Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Probationary Period:

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free. 

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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