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Bus Driver for Public Safety

Reading, PA Campus, 1621 N 13th St, Reading, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #617
Monday, September 19, 2022
About Albright College Founded in 1856, Albright College is the oldest institution of higher learning in Berks County and one of the most economically and culturally diverse colleges in the country. Nationally ranked as a top performer for social mobility, Albright is home to about 1,600 residential undergraduate students from across the nation and around the globe, working together to cultivate integrity, curiosity, connection and resilience. Albright students are encouraged to cross or combine majors to create individualized academic programs, without taking longer to graduate. The college’s flexible curriculum, close faculty mentorship and numerous experiential learning options are all designed to help students exceed their own expectations.

At Albright, we believe our differences make us stronger and empower us to better understand and respect one another in a just and fair manner. With this in mind, the college recruits, houses, educates, employs, supports and generally celebrates people of all statuses, identities and backgrounds, including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, religious or spiritual identity, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, marital and parental status, veteran status, political affiliation and physical and mental ability. Albright College is an EEO employer, committed to inclusivity.  In alignment with this commitment, we actively encourage diversity in all dimensions among applicants for this position.  Read the college’s Inclusivity and Equity Statement online and learn more our demonstrated commitment to building an inclusive and equitable academic community.

Albright College is accepting applications for a full-time (10 month) Shuttle Bus Driver. Responsibilities include the safe and timely operation of vehicles which transport students, faculty and staff between various points of the college community and other designated locations. Must have a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license with passenger endorsement and two years’ experience as a driver. Must be able to meet the needs of and communicate with large groups of diverse people. This requires effective customer service techniques.

Albright College encourages and welcomes diverse candidates applying for this position. Attracting and hiring diverse candidates for employment with Albright College is essential in maintaining a diverse, equitable and inclusive community.

Essential Functions:

1.Provide on-campus shuttle services for students traveling to main campus as needed.

2.Provide off-campus shuttle service for students to the Albright College Child Development Center and other locations as needed.

3.Provide transportation for special guests, trustees, and others as needed.

4.Assist Public Safety staff at special functions as needed.

5.Assist in maintaining the maintenance of shuttle vans driven as needed.

6.Assist other full-time staff in maintaining a safe and secure environment for students and staff.

7.Perform other related duties as assigned.



a.Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.

b.Good communication skills, both verbal and written.


a.Service Oriented.

b.High level of confidentiality and reliability.

c.Must be able to work varied hours if needed.

d.Trustworthy and dependable.

e.Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.

f.Ability to handle multiple tasks.

g.Demonstrated commitment to building an inclusive and equitable Albright community, as described in Albright College’s Inclusivity and Equity Statement.


a.Experience preferred


a.High school diploma or equivalent.


a.Must have a current and valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License.

b.Must have a driving record free of numerous violations.

Review of applications for this position will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should complete an application by clicking “Apply Now”. Cover letter, a minimum of two professional references and any other supporting application materials can be uploaded in one document along with the resume. Optional documents may be submitted can include: proof of education/certification, licenses, and letters of recommendation. Albright offers a competitive benefits package, which includes tuition remission.

About Reading, Pa. Ranked a “Best Place to Live” and “Best Place to Retire” by U.S. News & World Report, Reading is a medium-sized city in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Albright College’s 118 acre campus is located in the city’s historic northeast College Heights neighborhood. Catch a concert in Reading’s 9,000 seat Santander Arena or get up close and personal in the historical Santander Performing Arts Center (built in the 1870s — only 20 years after Albright was born!) Start a new art project with materials like hot glass, paint, wood and more at the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, enjoy seasonal festivals or take a walk through West Reading’s artisan shops, restaurants and boutiques. See Pennsylvania’s spectacular autumn display from the top of Reading’s Pagoda, a kayak on Blue Marsh Lake, or from a scenic steam train ride. Or leave civilization behind with more than 125 miles of certified biking and hiking trails. The city of Reading is also home to the Philadelphia Flyer’s ECHL ice hockey team and the Philadelphia Phillies’ AA baseball team.

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  • Job Family Support Staff
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Reading, PA Campus, 1621 N 13th St, Reading, Pennsylvania, United States of America