The Work-Study Assistant | Dispatcher, under general supervision, will coordinate transportation dispatch functions and programs. Dispatcher will use considerable independent judgment and decision making to assist the Director of Transportation and the Transportation Supervisor in all phases of transporting all students, faculty and staff. The dispatcher will work with minimum supervision and must be able to communicate with others verbally and in writing.
Ensure the safety and welfare of all operations regarding the transportation of students.
Coordinate and maintain routing program.
Maintain database of students requiring special transportation.
Oversee the routing and dispatching activities of driver?s routes.
Maintain daily written logs of student contacts and decisions made.
Maintain daily routing logs and records of activities performed.
Perform duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Presently enrolled for at Prairie View A&M University for least nine (9) graduate or six (6) undergraduate semester credit hours during the term in which the work is to be done.
Must be in good academic standing (SAP) as demonstrated through your college; minimum 2.0 GPA
No prior experience necessary
For work eligibility during a summer term, a student must be enrolled for at least three (3) graduate or undergraduate semester credit hours during the term in which the work is to be done or preregistered at least six (6) undergraduate semester hours or nine (9) graduate semester hours for the upcoming fall term.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to read and interpret documents such safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Listens and gets clarification.
Responds well to questions.
Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from customers.
Treats people with respect.
Inspires the trust of others
Works with integrity and ethically
Upholds the Universities values.
Job Posting Close Date:
Please attach all the required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. If you do not attach the required documents, you will not be considered for this position. Do not submit your application without these documents attached.
Cover Letter (Optional)
Detailed Class Schedule
Proof of Work-Study Acceptance
Application Submission Guidelines:
The required documents listed in the above-Required Attachments section must be attached to the application before the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date stated above at 936-261-1793 or
Internal Number: R-027487
About Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View A&M University is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. It is committed to achieving relevance in each component of its mission by addressing issues and proposing solutions through programs and services designed to respond to the needs and aspirations of individuals, families, organizations, agencies, schools, and communities--both rural and urban. Prairie View A&M University is a state-assisted institution by legislative designation, serving a diverse ethnic and socioeconomic population, and a land-grant institution by federal statute.