|Job Type||Full Time|
The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority is an independent government agency created in 2002 to improve the transportation system in Williamson and Travis counties. Our mission is to implement innovative, multimodal transportation solutions that reduce congestion and create transportation choices that enhance quality of life and economic vitality.
The Mobility Authority was created and operates under the Texas Transportation Code Chapter 370 and is authorized under state law to implement a wide range of transportation systems including roadways, airports, seaports and transit services. The Mobility Authority is authorized to issue revenue bonds to fund projects and can utilize user fees to fund operations and repay bonds.
The Board of Directors
The Mobility Authority Board of Directors is comprised of seven local community volunteers who are responsible for setting policies, identifying priority projects and ensuring the agency is operated in an efficient and effective manner.
The Governor appoints the Chairman, and the Commissioners Courts for both Travis and Williamson counties each appoint three members to serve on the Board.
Board members are active members of the community who are appointed to serve two-year terms and are not compensated for their service.
The Executive Director directs and controls the overall management and operations of the CTRMA; incorporates policy and feedback from the Board of Directors into the operations; manages the agency's interaction with all constituencies in the region it serves. The Executive Director supervises the Chief Financial Officer, Director of Engineering, Director of Operations, Director of Communications and Government Relations, Director of Community Relations, Manager of HR/Fiscal Analyst, and an Executive Assistant.
Responsibilities and Duties of the Executive Director
Knowledge and Abilities
Education and Experience
Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Public Affairs, Business or Engineering, plus at least ten years' experience in the field of government, transportation or a related area. A Master’s degree is preferred. In addition, a minimum of 5 years’ successful experience in managing the overall management a company/agency, and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a management/leadership role in a State agency or other not-for-profit organization is strongly preferred.
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of success with knowledge and experience in transportation, bond financing, construction, operation of toll roads, and project management. Fiscal experience to include budget development and management is essential for this position.
The ideal candidate will be a visionary leader who sets a positive example of competence, professionalism, energy and work ethic to the organization and community. This is a key position within the CTRMA and it is essential for the successful candidate to work closely with Board of Directors, City, State, Federal and County officials, and the community. Effective communication along with strong collaboration and team building skills will be necessary for this individual to be successful; advanced presentation and written/oral communication skills are imperative.
It is essential for the Executive Director to work closely with the Board of Directors in carrying out initiatives and setting the tone and vision for the staff. The successful candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and must have the capacity and interest to be an effective mentor and supportive leader for staff.
The CTRMA is offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package. Relocation assistance will also be available for the successful out-of-area candidate.
Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to:
The CTRMA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
**Deadline to receive resumes is October 23, 2020**