Job Posting

Executive Director, Transportation Management Association

Company / Agency

West Corridor Transportation Management Association
Lakewood ,

Position Closes

Fri, June 22nd 2018

Experience Level

Senior (8-10 Years)

AICP

Not Required

Salary Range

$85,000-$100,000

Job Description

The West Corridor Transportation Management Association is hiring for an Executive Director
POSITION
Two-year contract position.
Salary Range is $85,000 to $100,000 annually, this position does not include benefits.
APPLICATION PROCESS
Please review the complete Job Description below. Qualified applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and three references to Jobs@mwhsolutions.org
JOB DESCRIPTION
JOB SUMMARY
The West Corridor Transportation Management Association (TMA) Executive Director is responsible for implementing the mission of the newly created West Corridor TMA, which is to “Create and promote convenient transportation options for people that will enhance mobility, foster economic prosperity, and reduce traffic congestion and air pollution. ” The focus of these activities is the RTD W Line West Corridor TMA service area. Approximate boundaries include Sante Fe Drive to the east and Golden to the west and between Mississippi Ave to the south and 20th Ave to the north.
The Executive Director takes direction from the West Line Corridor Collaborative (WLCC) Executive Board and support the Board’s goals and objectives. The Executive Director, as the only full time staff member, is responsible for the day–to-day operations of the TMA. Office space is flexible, within the Denver Metro area. The candidate is expected to work independently on a daily basis interacting with key stakeholders within the TMA service area and WLCC staff.
MAJOR TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (This job description does not intend to list every function of the position.)
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The Executive Director is responsible and accountable for the following:
 
(1)Develop and manage a membership program
Recruit businesses and developers to join and support the TMA
Regularly communicate with and provide services to members
 
(2)Fundraising
Seek out and pursue grants as appropriate to the mission
Develop and implement innovative programs targeting donors and businesses.
 
(3)Work with the WLCC Executive Board and the Steering Committee
Develop measurable goals, objectives, and planning organization-wide
Prepare agendas and materials for Board meetings
Report to the Board regularly on the organization’s operations, outcomes, and finances
Schedule and participate in Board meetings and participate in committees as necessary
 
(4)Manage staff and consultants
Hire and train new staff as needed
Develop and review staff work plans
Conduct employee evaluations
Serve as defacto human resources manager, handling issues as they develop
 
(5)Serve as spokesperson
Be the ‘face’ of the organization to the media, partners, and elected officials
Attend meetings of city government, major stakeholders, and others as necessary topromote the TMA mission
 
(6)Program support
Work with staff to ensure completion of committed programming
Serve as lead on The Road Ahead regional conference, as required
Develop and lead programs as needed
 
(7)Document progress and accomplishments
Keep records of contacts and key communications
Submit quarterly status reports to the WLCC Board
Keep records of projects
Keep financial records of expenses / expenditures, etc.
 
IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS
Performs all other duties as assigned.
 
ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
Supervision Received:
Works with limited supervision of the TMA Executive Board
Supervision Given:
Consultant and employee staff.
 
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS
Education
Bachelors or Master’s Degree in a related field including business communications, transportation planning, environmental studies, urban planning and political science from an
accredited college. Masters in a related field or MPA is a plus.
Skills and Experience
Minimum five years of related experience
Strong leadership and organizational development skills
Strong business planning, budget management, and financial reporting skills
Proven ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders and funding partners, leading to strengthened partnerships and/or commitment to funding
Proven ability to sell services to employers
Knowledge of transportation demand management programs and policy or keen interest and ability to understand and learn quickly
Willingness to perform wide range of duties in a small office environment
Familiarity with Boards of Directors and governance policies and procedures
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills, internal and external
Experience in marketing, public relations or community affairs
Excellent oral and written communication abilities. Interpersonal skills needed facilitate creative and effective solutions to complex planning and economic development challenges.
Capable of handling a high workload and diverse demands on time with poise, effectiveness and good humor. The ability to maintain a high level of energy and commitment to the job. Ability to assess the most effective use of staff resources.
Other Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Ability to:
- Demonstrate superior oral and written communication.
- Demonstrate a high degree of ethics and integrity.
- Demonstrate creativity in the development of plans and programs.
- Work effectively with City of Lakewood, City and County of Denver, Metro West Housing Solutions, Denver Housing Authority, DRCOG, the TMA Executive Board and the TMA Steering Committee.
- Work independently and as a team member.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT
Majority of the work is conducted in the office, with meetings in the Metro Denver area.
Work involves meeting tight deadlines.
Must be able to attend numerous night meetings on a regular basis.
Must be able to manage several projects simultaneously, and handle a high volume of work with tight deadlines.

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