Transit Systems 2020-10-15 2020-11-09

Metro IS Coordinator

Company: City of Madison Metro Transit View more listings
Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 126447
Website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/madisonwi/jobs/2853882/metro-is-coordinator?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

The Metro IS Coordinator is an advanced level professional, supervisory position responsible for Metro Transit’s technology initiatives through planning, development, coordination, implementation and operation of diverse automated information systems and services. This position supervises a small staff and serves as Project Manager to ensure all Metro Transit's technology and software infrastructure essential to operations are current, functional, and secure. The Metro IS Coordinator will integrate new technology and software applications in accordance with City technology standards and policies; as well as manage vendor, interagency and peer relationships. The position also involves soliciting, procuring, and directing vendors and consultants that serve Metro Transit technology needs. Under the general supervision of the Metro Transit General Manager, this position exercises independent judgement and leadership in meeting program objectives, while skillfully coordinating across departments such as City of Madison Information Technology, Traffic Engineering, and other divisions.

Some of the projects this position will be involved include:

  • Replacement and management of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)

  • Replacement and/or upgrading the fare collection methods

  • Implementation of mobile ticketing

  • Replacement of automated passenger counting systems.

  • Transit signal priority in coordination with City Traffic Engineering

  • Real-time passenger information in coordination with City IT

  • Automatic Vehicle Locating Systems

A completed application will include a 'targeted' cover letter in the Attachments section of the application. This letter may be used to determine who moves forward in this process.

In your cover letter (1-3 pages) please 'target' the following topics as it relates to your project management experience:
  • Describe the project management standard techniques you've successfully used.

  • Explain how you keep current with emerging technology and changes.

  • Describe a time when you coordinated diverse and cross-functional groups, including non-technical end users, to successfully deliver projects.
**Failure to submit this 'targeted' cover letter with your application will result in immediate elimination from the recruitment process.**

PEOPLE OF COLOR, PEOPLE OF DIVERSE GENDERS AND INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WITH TARGETED COVER LETTER ATTACHED WILL BE CONSIDERED.

LEARN MORE/APPLY: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/madisonwi/jobs/2853882/metro-is-coordinator

Transit Job Listing - Metro IS Coordinator