The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) is a department of the City and County of San Francisco responsible for the management of all ground transportation in the City. Established by voters in 1999, SFMTA has unique oversight over the Muni public transit, as well as bicycling, paratransit, parking, traffic, walking, and taxis and has worked to improve the streets to better serve the people of San Francisco. SFMTA is governed by a seven-member Board of Directors who are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. SFMTA has over 6,000 employees with a $1.2 billion two-year operating budget for fiscal years 2019 and 2020 and a capital budget of $630.8 million for fiscal year 2020.
The Director of Transportation, under direction from the Board of Directors, plans, organizes and directs all functions and activities of the SFMTA. The Director oversees the following divisions: Capital Programs & Construction, Central Subway Program, Communications and Marketing Division, Finance & Information Technology, Government Affairs, Human Resources, Sustainable Streets, System Safety, Taxis & Accessible, Transit and Equal Opportunity Office. The Director of Transportation will ensure that SFMTA continues its evolution to a more responsive, transparent and accountable organization.
Requires a combination of experience and education such as a bachelor’s degree (advanced degree is desired), and experience with running a governmental department. Experience reporting to and working with a Board of Directors is a plus. Requires excellent leadership, management and communication skills.