$100K — $200K *
Through its research, FTA produces outcomes that help define the future of public transportation methods, services, technology and outcomes. FTA's research and technical assistance program promotes training and professional development and supports research beneficial to the transit, industry-developed standards, international best practice sharing, and innovations using technology. In addition, the Office of Research, Demonstration and Innovation manages the statutory Bus Testing Program, which involves testing and certifying the integrity and safety of new bus models purchased with federal transit funds.
The Associate Administrator exercises executive direction over activities in the office to effectively plan and implement programs, under the Administrator. These activities involve representing the Administration in developing policy positions for FTA research, demonstration, technology development, and deployment; for execution of research, development and demonstration programs; assuring comprehensive information availability to internal and external customers; and advising on and where appropriate representing the Administrator in relationships between FTA and other DOT operating administration, other Federal agencies, the Congress, state and local governments, academia, and industry on matters concerning DOT's technology development and deployment programs.
This senior executive defines the goals and objectives of the Office of Research, Demonstration and Innovation and exercises leadership in design, development, and execution of innovative and imaginative strategies for multi-year research, development, demonstration, and deployment programs involving new technology and service and management innovations. Then, applies knowledge and analysis of industry research and development needs to develop innovative strategies for meeting those needs in collaboration with Federal, state, and local government agencies; transit service providers; private industry; academia; and public interest and advocacy groups.
As a basic requirement for entry into the Senior Executive Service (SES), you must clearly articulate and describe within your five (5) page resume evidence of progressively responsible supervisory, managerial, or professional experience which involved management of a program or organization of significant scope and complexity. Your resume must provide information regarding your professional experience and accomplishments that demonstrate your ability to perform the duties of this position and meet the mandatory Technical Qualification(s) and Managerial Executive Core Qualifications listed below.
TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (TQs): Below are the descriptions of the mandatory technical qualifications for this position. Your five (5) page resume must provide information regarding your professional experience and accomplishments that demonstrate you meet these technical qualifications.
1. Experience which demonstrates the ability to work with and coordinate the advancement, research, and development of innovative technologies, including intelligent transportation systems and education and training in transportation and transportation-related fields.
2. Demonstrated ability and executive level experience interacting and communicating with representatives of foreign governments and foreign organizations concerned with mass transportation research, development, demonstration deployment, training, management, technical information dissemination, and technical assistance.
EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): Below are descriptions of the mandatory ECQs that are required for all SES positions. Your five (5) page resume must provide information regarding your professional experience and accomplishments that demonstrate you meet the 5 ECQs.
ECQ 1 - LEADING CHANGE: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment. Leadership Competencies: Creativity and Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking, Vision
ECQ 2 - LEADING PEOPLE: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts. Leadership Competencies: Conflict Management, Leveraging Diversity, Developing Others, Team Building
ECQ 3 - RESULTS DRIVEN: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. Leadership Competencies: Accountability, Customer, Decisiveness, Entrepreneurship, Problem Solving, Technical Credibility
ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. Leadership Competencies: Financial Management, Human Capital Management, Technology Management
ECQ 5 - BUILDING COALITIONS: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals. Leadership Competencies: Partnering, Political Savvy, Influencing/Negotiating
FUNDAMENTAL COMPETENCIES: The following competencies are the foundation for success in each of the Executive Core Qualifications: Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Written Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Continual Learning, and Public Service Motivation.
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