e Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) operates the second largest rail
transit system and the fifth largest bus network in the United States. America’s Transit System, a national monument in its own right, transports more than a third of the federal government to work and millions of tourists to landmarks in the Nation’s Capital. Metro ties the Washington region together and opens doors to opportunities—for jobs, economic development, education, and cultural experiences.
WMATA is currently seeking candidates for the position of Board Secretary. is high-level executive position directs and manages the staff and functions of the Office of the Secretary to ensure the preparation and distribution of Board requests and agendas, meeting notices, and resolutions for the Authority. e Board Secretary conducts quality reviews on all Board items, coordinates the scheduling of board meetings, facilitates the public hearing process, and serves as the official record keeper for the Authority and as the principal contact for the Board of Directors.
Successful candidates will have thorough knowledge of administrative systems and procedures; the ability to conceive and implement actions that provide responsive and effective support to the Board; demonstrated the ability to provide effective administrative support to the General Manager; communicate effectively on Authority and Board of Director issues, and can respond to directives with high levels of judgment, diplomacy and tact.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field
Twelve (12) years of progressively responsible and diversified executive level administrative management
Supervisory experience that demonstrates expertise in developing and implementing major policies
Experience in interacting with the public including external executives and/or Board of Director members
WMATA offers competitive compensation and exceptional benefits packages. Qualified individuals may submit a cover letter and resume to (no emails or faxes please):
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Attention: Ms. Katrina Wiggins, Director Office of Human Resource Management Services
600 Fifth Street NW Washington, DC 20001