How would you like to lead one of the largest and most progressive transit agencies in the nation while living in the beautiful U.S. Northwest? KL2 Connects LLC has been retained to identify TriMet’s next General Manager (CEO). TriMet provides bus, light rail, and commuter rail services for a region that spans most of metropolitan Portland, Oregon. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the new CEO will collaborate with the executive team to operationalize effective strategies and will have full authority for managing internal and external facing responsibilities. TriMet’s new General Manager will build upon the District’s numerous successes and move it forward from its solid foundation. He or she will excel at assessing challenges, crafting solutions, and helping stakeholders to engage in constructive dialog, balance competing interests, and find common ground. The new General Manger will be an excellent communicator who brings an even-keeled demeanor and ability to succeed in partnership with an empowered and professional workforce and general community. He or she will have a demonstrated history of embracing diversity and inclusion in all aspects and be able to lead efforts to develop visionary outcomes to current and future transportation challenges.
TriMet’s ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s (Master’s preferred) in business, finance, public administration, transportation, or a related field plus fifteen years of increasingly responsible managerial experience (five in an executive capacity). TriMet offers an attractive salary and benefits package and a challenging and rewarding professional environment. The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels – women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. To be considered, please go to https://jobs.kl2connects.com, select the TriMet General Manager/CEO listing, and upload your letter of interest, resume, 4-5 professional references, and current compensation. This recruiting effort is moving fast -- please submit your resume as soon as possible! If you have additional questions, please contact Celia Kupersmith directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.