The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) seeks a Director-Workforce Development to take a leadership role in the implementation of the workforce development strategic goal included in APTA’s Strategic Plan: Developing a Future-Ready, Inclusive, and Diverse Leadership and Workforce. This individual will develop and execute a broad range of programs and services for APTA members and the industry such as developing best-in-class leadership programs as well as creating and curating industry resources, strategies, and best practices in a variety of relevant areas. The Director-Workforce Development will also interface with APTA members, partners, and other industry stakeholders.
Requirements include: 7-10 years of related experience, bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred), previous work experience at a trade association (or similar organization), and excellent verbal, written, presentation, and critical thinking skills. Must demonstrate the ability as a consensus-builder, establish and maintain productive relationships and partnerships and an entrepreneurial approach to work. Program development and project management experience is required. Must also be willing to travel to support committee meetings and conferences.
We offer a convenient Metro location, excellent benefits, and competitive salary. Please email cover letter and resume to Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org. Principals Only
APTA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is a nonprofit international association of more than 1,500 public and private sector member organizations. Benefits to our members include advocacy for federal funding and policies, research, technical expertise and consulting services, workforce development programs, educational conferences and seminars, and 135 subject-matter working committees.
APTA is the only association in North America that represents all modes of public transportation, including bus, paratransit, light rail, commuter rail, subways, waterborne services, and intercity and high-speed passenger rail. More than 90 percent of the people using public transportation in the United States and Canada ride APTA member systems.
Our membership is engaged in every aspect of the industry – from planning, designing, financing, constructing and operating transit systems to the research, development, manufacturing and maintenance of vehicles, equipment and transit-related products and services. Additionally, academic institutions, transportation network companies, transit associations and state departments of transportation are APTA members.