Chief of Staff
Jacksonville Transportation Authority. - Jacksonville, FL

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KIND OF WORK PERFORMED: Under the general direction of the CEO, responsible for supervising a variety of cross-agency functions, projects and initiatives. Key areas of responsibility include Performance Monitoring, Information Technology, Intelligent Transportation Systems and Transit Effectiveness Planning. This position serves as a member of Executive Leadership team.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (not intended to be all inclusive)
  • Works as an extension of the CEO, thinking and operating strategically.
    Helps the CEO propagate best practices throughout the Authority.

  • Tracks strategic initiatives by monitoring progress towards meeting goals and achieving benchmarks, analyzing data, ensuring follow-through on the part of key players and sustaining momentum needed to drive the initiatives.

  • Reviews action items decided upon in each strategic meeting and prepares a written summary. Confirm project owner, dates of completion, and acquire necessary sign-offs.

  • Plans, develops and coordinates various complex data collection and analysis.

  • Oversees the planning and implementation of Enterprise Information Systems and related infrastructure to support the business operations and achieve more cost beneficial enterprise-wide IT and/or ITS operations.

  • Oversight and evaluation of IT system security and back up procedures.

  • Oversight of technology platforms, hardware, software, and partnerships needed to meet requirements. Explores strategic options and determines the use of external partnerships vs. internal build-out.

  • Oversees, coordinates or delegates activities necessary to complete major corporate initiatives as assigned by the CEO.

  • As requested, reviews management staff reports and projects for the CEO
    Represents JTA at various organizations, boards, committees, events and meetings

  • Manages, coordinates and or completes confidential activities and special assignments as requested.

  • Works collaboratively with other members of the CEO’s Executive Team to enhance the JTA’s reputation for excellence through best practices reviews, accountability for performance, and continuous improvement.

  • Functions in the role of “ambassador” for the CEO, buffering communications with other members of the strategic team in cases where there are sensitive issues to be addressed.

  • Responsible for related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Proven management ability encompassing the development and implementation of strategic goals and objectives, setting and evaluating priorities.

  • The ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with sensitivity, passion, and a focus on unity and equity.

  • A track record in budget management, stewardship and developing proven strategies to build multi-faceted long range plans.

  • A strong work ethic to produce a focused, dedicated, high performance work team among both internal and external stakeholders, with a focus on collaboration, mentoring nurturing and delivery of exceed goals.

  • Strong organizational, analytic and strategic-thinking skills with demonstrated ability to create implement and maintain complex plans and translate those plans into goals and concrete methods and strategies.

  • A career track record that shows stability with an organization and the capacity to develop and nurture relationships that culminate overall success.

  • Experience conducting analysis and managing projects.

  • Experience as a change agent, operating at the highest level of an organization.

  • Ability to supervise and organize the work of staff. The ability to develop capable staff, enforce disciplinary procedures and effectively appraise employee performance.

  • Ability to research and collect data to make sound recommendations for program policies and procedures.

  • Ability to be technologically savvy, and use resources necessary to make the organization more efficient and competitive.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor’s degree is required. An advanced degree is preferred.

Ten years of experience in the management of resources and staff.

Prior Executive Management Experience, preferably as a department or division head.

Proven success in organizational transformation resulting in improved efficiency effectiveness and an enhanced brand value.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed.

A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.

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JTA continues to make our existing services better and more efficient. We are looking at ways to reduce the number of routes while still...