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Part-Time Event Parking Supervisor

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Boulder, CO

Employment Type:

University Staff



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Job Summary

Parking Services of CU Boulder welcomes applications for an Event Parking Supervisor. This position acts as a special event supervisor who oversees concession sales, general and reserve parking, and traffic flows in a specified area on the CU Boulder campus. 

The is a 1% part-time variable hour position working events that include evenings, weekends, and holidays averaging about 2-3 events per week or approximately 20 hours. 

This individual has uniform requirements, and the incumbent is responsible for knowing and complying with uniform policies.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, participating in event briefings, directing traffic, cash handling & reconciliation, and resolving customer problems. In addition, the incumbent shall be assigned to various shifts via the ShiftBoard scheduling system. Must be able to follow and understand written and oral instructions related to the specific event's logistics.

Who We Are

As one of only 34 U.S. public research institutions in the Association for American Universities (AAU), the University of Colorado Boulder is all about realizing the positive impacts of new knowledge. From offering dozens of exciting programs in a range of academic fields, to serving as one of the world’s most dynamic research and innovation hubs, to working closely through hundreds of public outreach efforts with communities across Colorado and the world, we take pride in helping our students, faculty, staff and partners turn new ideas into productive outcomes that change lives.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Event Supervision
  • Coordinate event-related assignments and equipment for an assigned group of parking attendants, comprised of students and contract agency employees, within a defined area of campus. 
  • Make quick decisions related to unique variables that may occur during events. 
  • Work independently with and without direct supervision. In addition, the incumbent shall also provide detailed onsite briefings related to the specific event's logistics. 
  • Oversee parking attendant sellers at campus events and may have access to large amounts of money and needs to be able to understand and operate/troubleshoot the ParkHub in-lane payment system. 
  • Must adhere to CU and Parking Services Internal Audit regulations. 
  • Keep Events Managers fully informed of event equipment, personnel, and event-related topics.
Customer Service
  • Provide exceptional customer service, and requires listening to guest needs in order to provide satisfactory solutions to their questions or situation. 
  • Possess knowledge of campus geography, parking facilities and procedures, and the ability to communicate to a diverse clientele. Primarily, this will include discussions about parking costs, and general information about campus or local amenities. 
  • Read and understand event position assignment documents and for all necessary tools required on-post such as correct uniform, radio, traffic vest, flashlight, etc.
  • Complete the University of Colorado at Boulder and Parking Services required training. 
  • Track assigned events and other duties as assigned that assist in the operations and activities of the Parking Services Department.
Other Duties
  • Responds to emergent needs as directed by supervisor or university/department leadership.

What You Should Know

  • The schedule is part-time and flexible--you set your own schedule!  
  • An average of 5 event or equipment shifts a month in addition to all mandatory shifts deemed critical by Parking Services leadership.
  • Average about 20 hours per week. 
  • You will have to work some nights, weekends, and holidays, but will get shift difference pay! 

What We Can Offer

$16.50/hour. Shift differential for night, weekends, & holidays.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • Current valid driver's license. 
    • A motor vehicle background check is required. 
  • Must be available to work a minimum number of events: An average of 5 event or equipment shifts a month in addition to all mandatory shifts deemed critical by Parking Services leadership.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Familiarity with campus and using a smartphone.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 
1. A current resume. 
2. A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.

You will not be asked to upload references at this time.

Please apply by September 30, 2019, for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.