Executive Director for Transit Development and Delivery

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Maryland Transit AdministrationExecutive Director for Transit Development and DeliveryMTA Executive Project Director New Starts (9506)Executive Service”This position serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority”**Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply** Are you seeking a job where your work is rewarding and provides excellent benefits?The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) invites you to apply today to be considered for a position that provides customer service to the citizens of Maryland every day. The MTA is one of the largest transit systems in the United States and is seeking dynamic and energetic individuals to join the MTA team. Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Executive Director for Transit Development and Delivery. This senior management leadership position is responsible for overseeing project development and delivery of major capital projects, including the Purple Line Light Rail Project outside Washington DC, the East-West Corridor Project in Baltimore, the Southern Maryland Rapid Transit Project in southern Maryland, other upcoming Regional Transit corridors from the Central Maryland Regional Transit Plan, and future commuter rail projects. The position reports jointly to the MDOT Secretary and the MTA Administrator. The incumbent will oversee a large team of state and consultant staff responsible for all aspects of the projects, including project oversight, finance, design review, construction management, compliance and quality. The position is also the primary interface with stakeholders, elected leaders and other third parties such as utilities, railroads and other State and local agencies and authorities. The ideal candidate will be a proven leader with extensive project oversight and management experience, have excellent public outreach skills and the ability to manage the contractual relationships. The ideal candidate will be thoroughly abreast of the transportation/transit trends, transit initiatives, and emerging transit projects globally, nationally and within the local communities. The focus is on a leader with experience in organizational turnaround and program expansion within the public sector.MDOT offers a generous and competitive benefits package. You can learn about our amazing benefits here: MDOT Benefits GuideEXAMPLE OF DUTIES
Education & Experience:¬†Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university; plus, ten (10) years of progressive experience in public transportation management (preferably multi-mode operations), with at least five (5) years of this experience at the executive and/or senior management level including supervision of direct reports. NOTES: 1. Additional professional experience in transportation/transit work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION
TO APPLYYou must complete and submit a Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) application online by registering at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mdotmd.to be considered for this recruitment. Resumes may not be substituted for the application. It is essential that the application is filled out completely and accurately, listing all relevant experience in detail and addressing the specific requirements shown above. Please include all relevant experience on your application. This includes, but is not limited to, full or part-time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position you are applying for within MDOT, one of the Transportation Business Unit, or the Authority. NOTE: Applications not filled out will not be considered. The selected candidate may be subject to background and reference checks. Employees are subject to the State Substance Abuse Policy to include possible drug testing.Applicants with degrees granted outside of the United States will be required to provide a written evaluation of education documentation by a credentialing organization such as World Education Services: International Credential Evaluation (WES), https://www.wes.org/. MTA Does Not Discriminate Based On Age, Ancestry, Color, Creed Gender Identity or Expression, Genetic Information, Marital Status, Mental or Physical Disability, National Origin, Race, Religious Affiliation, Belief or Opinion, Sex or Sexual Orientation. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided as requested.The Maryland Department of Transportation is not sponsoring new employees in the application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints.

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