South Florida Regional Transportation Authority

Pompano Beach , FL
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Executive Director

South Florida Regional Transportation Authority
Pompano Beach, FL Full-time
Posted on June 26, 2018

KL2 Connects LLC has been retained by the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) to recruit an Executive Director who will lead it into its exciting future!

SFRTA operates the Tri-Rail commuter rail service in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties. The winning candidate will report to SFRTA's 10-member Governing Board and, under its direction, will be responsible for administration of the agency (approximately 120 employees and multiple contractors); governmental relations; new service expansion and funding initiatives; Positive Train Control implementation; and the management, planning, organization, and marketing of the Tri-Rail service.

He/she must be comfortable addressing regional political complexities, forming effective and collaborative partnerships, representing SFRTA's regional interests, and working effectively with the public, local, state, and federal agencies; counties; municipalities; planning organizations; other transit providers; and private railroads and other stakeholders. The Executive Director must be able to deal effectively and professionally with Board members and provide them with advice on key strategic, policy and legislative issues facing the agency and implement their decisions. He/she will be a confident team builder and have experience working effectively in the public sector and with an agency that relies on successful partnerships for funding and operations. Outstanding leadership qualities, superb communication and negotiation skills, a history of innovative and strategic leadership in the public sector (preferably transit), management skills, a sound understanding of the role of transit in community building, a grasp of commuter rail's technical issues, and a personable and respectful style will be highly valued.

SFRTA is looking for an Executive Director who will make a long-term commitment to the organization. 

SFRTA values and celebrates diversity at all levels of its workforce — women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Thank you for your interest in this excellent opportunity!