Transit Systems 2021-07-12 2021-08-16

Chief Executive Officer

Company: Jaunt, Inc. View more listings
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 132980

How would you like to work alongside a committed staff, in a vibrant and engaged community, in one of the most beautiful areas of the country? KL2 Connects LLC has been retained by JAUNT Inc. to identify candidates for the position of Chief Executive Officer.

Jaunt is a regional public transportation system that serves Albemarle, Fluvanna, Louisa, Nelson, Buckingham, and Amherst Counties, as well as the City of Charlottesville. For over 40 years Jaunt has been recognized locally and nationally for its outstanding service in a large region that ranges from urban to rural. Jaunt’s buses make over 300,000 trips each year throughout a 2,600-square-mile service area, and the agency maintains an exemplary record of safety, reliability, and courteous and cost-effective service. Jaunt has earned both the Virginia Transit Association’s Outstanding Public Transportation System Award for Non-Urbanized Areas and the Community Transit Association of America’s National Community Transportation System of the Year Award.

Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, the CEO is responsible for managing the overall success of Jaunt. This includes providing leadership and innovative visioning regarding the development and implementation of Jaunt’s services, as well as regional coordination, strategic planning, budget development, policy and procedure development, federal and state compliance, financial management, legislative engagement, professional development of staff, and engagement with community stakeholders and partners.

This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) or similar experience from an accredited university in transportation, planning, public administration, or business administration, with demonstrated extensive management and supervisory experience in transportation or human service agency organizations; a minimum of 15 years of industry experience (10 years supervisory or in management); knowledge of public transit program planning, program evaluation, policy formulation and implementation, fiscal management, multi-year budgeting, resource allocations and monitoring, personnel management, and strategic planning; and excellent oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of transportation management is strongly preferred.

This is an excellent opportunity that offers attractive compensation, relocation, and equal opportunity. Jaunt values diversity at all levels of its workforce — diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. To be considered, please go to select the Jaunt listing, and upload your letter of interest, resume, salary expectations, and 4-5 professional references (preferably supervisory and including name, title, phone, email address, and relationship to you).

For more information on this exciting opportunity, contact KL2 Connects LLC’s Kristen Joyner at

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