General Manager/Chief Executive Officer

Department/Agency of position: 
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA)
Location of position: 
Cleveland, OH
Wage/Salary: 
Based on Experience
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Closing Date: 
Saturday, April 20, 2019
Job Description: 

The General Manager/Chief Executive Officer (hereinafter referred to as “CEO”) is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the GCRTA, as well as short- and long-range capital and maintenance plans and programs. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of successfully managing a large, complex and diverse organization that operates to provide the highest quality of service to its customers. The ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the organization is working to increase revenues and ridership while also planning and developing equitable solutions to meet the future needs of the community while not compromising the quality of existing service being delivered on a daily basis. Additionally, this individual will have outstanding business skills and a strong understanding of how technology and digital communication impact transit, its riders and community (digital fluency). The CEO must also have strong financial management, strategic planning, public relations, community relations and governmental relations skills.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

The successful candidate will have a minimum of five (5) years of executive management experience with a transit agency or another public or private entity of comparable nature, complexity and size to the GCRTA. A Bachelor’s degree in transportation, transportation management, engineering, business management or equivalent is required. A Master’s degree or other advanced degree is preferred. In lieu of a Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree an equivalent combination of education and experience consistent with the required qualifications will also be considered.

For additional information, to obtain a copy of the full position description or to submit a resume, please contact Gregg A. Moser at gmoser@kapartners.com.