The Central Maryland Regional Transit Corporation (CMRT), a private non-profit transit management organization, is conducting a search for a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead the organization through its next level of growth.
The CEO will be responsible for the general oversight of a multi-jurisdictional transit system with an annual operating budget of $15 million and ridership of more than 1.6 million passengers. This position will report to the CMRT Board Chair and its elected Board of Directors and will manage a professional and support staff of approximately twenty-five employees.
The CEO must have demonstrated entrepreneurial skills, be a creative problem solver, maintain a keen understanding of political affairs as well as business and government relationships. Experience in grant writing and working knowledge of federal and state processes and policies preferred.
Qualified candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Preferred) in Business Administration, Public Administration or related field, have excellent communication skills, and also have at least 5 years’ experience in a senior management capacity with a transit organization or similar business enterprise.
CMRT offers a competitive salary and benefits package. The position will remain open until filled, however; applicants are encouraged to apply by May 4, 2012.
Interested persons should submit a resume, cover letter and salary history to CMRT Executive Search Committee, 312 Marshall Ave., Suite 1000, Laurel MD 20707; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.