Transbay Joint Powers Authority

Executive Director

San Francisco, California
Competitive and Negotiable
Filing Deadline:
First review of applications: September 7, 2021

Transbay Joint Powers Authority, CA is seeking an Executive Director. The ideal candidate is a decisive leader and manager of people who inspires teamwork and values the contributions of staff, management, and stakeholders alike. This person has a track record of ‘getting things done’ under sometimes challenging circumstances in a collaborative and professional manner. They will establish and maintain close working relationships with a significant list of stakeholders, which require exceptional communication skills and political astuteness. A demonstrated change agent who builds consensus along the way and enjoys the challenge of building a cohesive vision out of strong diverse opinions will find this position both challenging and rewarding.

In addition, the successful Executive Director will exhibit the following attributes and/or characteristics:

  • Brings immediate credibility and the ability to inspire confidence and quickly establish mutual respect and trust with the Board, staff, and stakeholders.
  • A strategic thinker who understands the political nuances of provocative issues and possesses the emotional intelligence to know when to foster consensus or recommend options for a change of course.
  • A strong mentor and leader who values the input and expertise of staff, supports professional development, and fosters an internal culture of open communication, trust, and accountability.
  • Embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Understands the importance of community outreach, transparency, and communication.
  • A visionary who exercises initiative and creativity coupled with sound judgement in addressing challenging issues and recommending well-researched solutions.
  • An open, honest communicator who embraces the need for collaboration to achieve long-term results.
  • Significant financial acumen regarding the diversity of transportation funding.
  • A public servant leader committed to sustainability.
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