Deputy CEO, Finance and Administration

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The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (TheRide), which operates fixed-route bus, commuter bus, paratransit, vanpool and airport service in the thriving Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti area -- home of the University of Michigan -- is looking for an experienced transportation professional to serve as Deputy CEO, Finance and Administration.

With over 120 buses, paratransit, and service vehicles, and 270 employees, TheRide's $43M operating and $6.4M capital budgetssupport 35 routes carrying over 6.4 million riders/yr to over 1,500 stops throughout the region. Reporting directly to the CEO, the DCEO-FA will oversee, coordinate, and direct TheRide’s financial, planning (service development), purchasing, and information technology departments.

He/she will work with the CEO and other Deputy CEOs to provide leadership, management, and oversight necessary to ensure TheRide has appropriate processes, procedures and systems in place to make informed decisions, achieve its overall aims, and run efficiently, while remaining financially sustainable.

He/she will also foster excellent relationships with staff, as well as with regional and community partners, and the State and Federal governments, to advance TheRide’s mission to provide firstclass service that is safe, affordable, and reliable.

AAATA/TheRide offers a competitive salary and benefits and is an equal opportunity employer.

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