Transit Systems 2018-06-12 2018-07-17

Executive Director

Company: Akron Metro Regional Transit Authority View more listings
Location: Akron, Ohio
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 104755

KL2 Connects LLC has been retained by Akron Metro Regional Transit Authority in North Central Ohio to recruit a dynamic Executive Director who will lead it into a promising future. The Executive Director will report directly to Metro’s 12-member Board of Trustees and be responsible for the planning, organization, supervision, and direction of all fixed route and paratransit services. Metro’s service area encompasses 325 square miles, serves a population of 570,000, and also provides express service to Cleveland.

The new Executive Director must be comfortable addressing regional political complexities in a positive and collaborative manner. In representing Metro’s regional interests he/she must be able to work effectively with key stakeholders. Outstanding leadership qualities, a history of innovative and strategic transit management, and a sound understanding of transit’s underlying technical issues will be highly valued. The Executive Director must be able to deal effectively and professionally with Board members who bring to the table a variety of perspectives on the value of transit in their communities. He/she must be experienced in working smoothly through public controversy and have a personable and approachable style.

Metro is looking for a long-term commitment to the organization. To be considered, please go to, select the Akron listing, and upload your letter of interest, resume, salary expectations, and 4-5 professional references (preferably supervisors).

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

Transit Job Listing - Executive Director