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Title: Deputy Director of Transportation
Company: Los Angeles Unified School District
Location: Los Angeles, California
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 126460
Salary up to $145,800 plus excellent benefits!

We are LAUSD. We are at the forefront of innovation in public schools, with the serious work of tailoring the learning environment to better serve our community. Here, you will have the opportunity to exercise your potential in the business of education.

LAUSD's Transportation Services Division transports approximately 41,000 students daily; oversees approximately 1,700 bus routes during the traditional school year, and logged a total of 23 million miles transporting LAUSD students in the previous fiscal year. LAUSD's Transportation Services Division operates five garage facilities serving approximately 3,400 LAUSD-owned buses, trucks, autos, vans, and power equipment.

Los Angeles Unified School District is seeking a Deputy Director of Transportation to co-lead one of the largest public transit authorities in the State of California. The ideal candidate has at least four years of management-level experience in transportation operations; one year managing performance measurement data, and has earned a degree from a recognized university most likely in business or public administration, transportation management, logistics or a related field.

The ideal candidate will have:
  • Experience managing transportation-related performance metrics in the areas of budget, accounting, procurement, routing, scheduling, maintenance/operations, student ridership, auditing, compliance, safety, customer service, and human resources;

  • A deep understanding of technology and data analytics to evaluate and apply longitudinal performance management information to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of transportation initiatives, programs, and services;

  • Demonstrated record of sound financial management and personal and professional accountability;

  • Experience in developing and implementing school bus transportation operating rules, regulations, policies and procedures with a large-scale fleet of 1,000+ vehicles;

  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, contracts, and trends impacting the pupil transportation services industry;

  • A reputation for creating and maintaining effective working relationships with school officials, staff, parents, students, and stakeholder groups.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree and four years of related management experience; one year managing performance measurement data.

Benefits Insurance:
District paid premiums for medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans. Retirement: Membership in the California Public Employee Retirement System (CalPERS). Vacation: 24 days each year. Paid Holidays: 12 days.

Please contact Zach Jernberg at with questions regarding the position or application process.

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