Overview

Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)
San Francisco, California
Annual Salary: $269,500 – $322,089 DOE/DOQ

For a More Affordable, Connected, Diverse, Healthy, and Vibrant Bay Area!

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is seeking a Deputy Executive Director of Mobility. This executive-level position is key to the overall success of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and Association of Bay Area Governments organizations. MTC is the metropolitan planning organization (MPO) and regional transportation planning agency (RTPA) for the San Francisco Bay Area. The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) is the council of governments (COG) for the Bay Area. The Deputy Executive Director is a newly created position and oversees 110 staff and oversees an enterprise responsible for over $1 billion in revenue with a focus on mobility solutions, customer service, traveler information, and incident response and management.

The Deputy Executive Director of Mobility will focus on driving programs and initiatives, including Clipper®, Express Lanes, 511 emergency response and traveler information, and asset management for the region’s toll bridges. They will recommend funding allocations and advocacy priorities that align and further the region’s current long-range plan, Plan Bay Area 2050. The ideal candidate will bring a wealth of experience in transportation planning, policy, program operations and capital project delivery and a keen understanding of the multifaceted challenges confronting transportation networks in large and diverse regions. These challenges may include connectivity, affordability, accessibility, financial constraints, and multi-layered partnership and decision-making. Join us now to play a pivotal role in strategizing the future of innovative mobility in the dynamic Bay Area. Apply today to make your mark and shape the region’s future!

View the full recruitment brochure here: https://indd.adobe.com/view/a38084dd-f0c1-4a44-b487-cea452d5d432

THE JOB
The Deputy Executive Director of Mobility is a newly created position that reports to the Chief Deputy Executive Director and is part of the executive leadership team. They oversee all Mobility sections and over 110 staff and oversee an enterprise responsible for over $1 billion in revenue with a focus on mobility solutions, customer service, traveler information, and incident response and management. Strategic planning, policy leadership, fiscal and operational oversight, advocacy, negotiation, and influence will be key facets of this role as the Deputy Executive Director works to shape systems, processes, and innovation by leading a team that delivers and improves essential traveler services including fare and toll payments, express lanes, bicycle and pedestrian trails, bike share, and more. The Deputy Executive Director of Mobility will present in public, national and international forums, and provide data, reports, and presentations to interested parties, elected officials, regional partners, and executive team members.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The ideal candidate will be an organized, strategic, enthusiastic, and influential leader. They will have excellent problem-solving skills, be adept at building relationships and trust, and use drive and energy to get things done. The ideal candidate must possess a strong understanding of transportation program and capital project delivery; familiarity with key transportation partners, funders, regulators, and stakeholders; familiarity with regional transportation and land use planning and funding requirements and practices; knowledge of the diverse issues facing urban, suburban, and rural areas, and the specific equity, environmental and economic goals of the Bay Area. Background experience in leading mobility solutions in the Bay Area or in a similarly complex environment is desired for success in this role.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities listed. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
• EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university.
• EXPERIENCE: Eight (8) years of increasingly responsible experience leading and managing a division or department in work related to the position. Experience should include a minimum of four (4) years senior management experience in the related to the sections/departments overseen by the position.

Desired:
• EDUCATION: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field.
• EXPERIENCE: Experience working with a like-sized public agency.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:
An annual salary of $269,500 – $322,089 DOE/DOQ, PLUS a generous benefits package.

HOW TO APPLY
For first consideration, apply by MAY 31st by completing an application and attaching your cover letter and resume at wbcpinc.com/job-board/

Save the Dates:
Interviews will take place virtually on June 19th, with finalists moving forward to in-person interviews on June 26th and 27th. Candidates must be available for both interview dates.

Questions?
Please contact your recruiter, Levi Kuhlman, with any inquiries.
• levi@wbcpinc.com
• 866-929-WBCP (9227) toll-free
• 541-664-0376 (direct)