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Director Programs

Job ID: 3096
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Office of the President
Date Posted: Dec 21, 2023


This position is eligible for telework which is currently one day per week. New hires are eligible to apply 30 days after their effective date of hire.


Director, Programs (Corporate Controls)


Construction & Development


Office of the President


Vice President Deputy Program Executive


2 Broadway


9:00 AM to 5:30 PM or as required (7.5HR/ DAY)




$128,255 to $168,335


Open Until Filled



The MTA Construction and Development department is seeking a Director, Program (Corporate Controls) to facilitate the implementation of the Digital Strategy Roadmap.   This role will be in the Corporate Controls Group within the C&D's President's Office.  


This role will be responsible for program management activities that ensure the successful implementation of the proposed Digital Strategy Roadmap.

This position will comprise multiple business-driven technology projects across all functions of the C&D Capital Program, including Planning, Development, Delivery, Contracts, and Operations.

The Director will monitor project status, mitigate risk, and resolves project issues, consulting with and providing recommendations to senior management.


Education and Experience


Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction or Project Management, Business Administration, Transportation, or a related field.


Must have a minimum of ten (10) years of related experience


Must have a minimum of five (5) years in a construction program/program management or supervisory role in a large, multi-faceted organization.




Licensed Professional Engineer or Registered Architect desirable.


Strong knowledge of Agile technology implementation methods is a must.


PMP and CCM Certifications are preferred.


Knowledge of a large Capital Program life cycle is a plus.


Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with stakeholders at all internal organizational levels.


Demonstrated ability to work in a high-profile, high-pressure environment effectively.


Must have focus and ability to deliver results, organizational effectiveness, and continuous improvement.


Must be a proven leader as a change agent and creative/innovative thinker with the ability to align business goals with solutions to drive process improvements.


Must possess excellent team building, listening, problem-solving, and prioritization skills.

Proficient computer skills (i.e., Windows environment, Microsoft Office, PeopleSoft, Oracle, etc.) and strong business administrative skills (i.e., presentations, report and letter writing, time management, etc.).


Other Information

Pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics, all employees who hold a policymaking position must file an Annual Statement of Financial Disclosure (FDS) with the NYS Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (the "Commission").


Selection Criteria

Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience, and interview.


How to Apply

MTA employees must apply via My MTA Portal. You can submit an online application by logging into My MTA Portal, clicking the My Job Search ribbon, and selecting the "Careers" link. Logging in through My MTA Portal will link your BSC ID number to your job application to identify you as an internal applicant.

Equal Employment Opportunity

MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.


The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.



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