Student Driver

Student Application
School/Department: Transportation
Primary Location: Cochran
Position: Student
Job Type: Part Time
Position Close Date: Until Filled

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for driving MGA-owned vehicles for the transportation of students between campuses.

MAJOR DUTIES             

  • Transport MGA faculty, staff, students and special guests as directed to include Cochran to Eastman shuttle route
  • Maintain a clean and mechanically-sound vehicle at all times, reporting maintenance issues to Facilities Operations Office in a timely manner
  • Obey all traffic laws and operate the vehicle in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Perform inspections of the van or car before and after each route
  • Complete odometer and other reports as requested by Facilities Operations
  • Communicate with requestor to ensure knowledge of destination and route to be taken
  • Ensure vehicle is fueled at pickup and drop off locations as scheduled
  • Notify Facilities Operations within one business day of any incidents that could impact personal or professional driving record (accidents, moving violations, DUI, etc.)
  • In case of an emergency while operating an MGA vehicle, immediately report any incidents, tickets or accidents to Facilities Operations Office or Police Department (in the case of after-hours or weekend incidents)


  • General knowledge and skills required to operate a van or other vehicle.
  • Knowledge of and ability to report mechanical failures that may occur according to set procedures. 


  • Must be enrolled at MGA for at least 6 credit hours.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
  • 5 years’ experience driving
  • No at-fault accidents in the last 3 years
  • Clean driving record (no traffic citations in last 3 years)
  • Ability to carry out assigned route in the time frame required
  • Excellent communication skills

TO APPLY: Applicants for all Student Assistant jobs are required to have completed a FAFSA for this academic year. Interested applicants should complete an online application at Please put the position you are applying for as “Student Driver”.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Middle Georgia State University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity. It is the policy of the Middle Georgia State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, ADEA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). 

For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, please contact the Middle Georgia State University Office of Human Resources at 478.471.2010. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact Human Resources. 

Other Information: Every member of the USG community is required to adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values - Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect - that form and guide the daily work of the organization.  

Middle Georgia State University is committed to four core values in what we do and represent: CORE VALUES: Stewardship - Engagement - Adaptability - Learning 

Background Check: Employment offer is contingent upon completing a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your employment eligibility with MGA, as determined by MGA in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application material and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. 

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