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Police Administrator

Job ID: 6585
Business Unit: MTA Headquarters
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Chief of Administration
Date Posted: Apr 24, 2024


JOB TITLE:                          Police Administrator  

SALARY:                              $54,692* (salary non-negotiable)  

DEPT/DIV:                          MTA Police Department/Chief of Administration   

SUPERVISOR:                     Manager, Police Administration and Payroll  

SCHEDULE:       9:00AM-5:30PM  

LOCATION:                         420 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10170   


*This position is an IBT 808 represented role and therefore covered by a collective bargaining agreement.  




The Police Administrator will assist various areas within the MTA Police Department with project-based assignments.  This will include collection and analysis of crime statistics, review and correlation of daily logs, assembly and preparation of charts and reports, general record keeping, supply administration, and general administration functions.  



  • Work closely with the operating personnel on general collection of information and data, research for reports, collection and analysis of daily crime data, and weekly report generation of such data.
  • Administer and coordinate a wide variety of projects and reports for department personnel, as well as providing general research support.
  • Provide strong administrative support including general typing, filing, and arrangement of meetings, tracking correspondence and document control for the department.
  • Coordinate information on sick leave, noting trends, and frequency and will bring to the appropriate parties’ attention areas where abuse may be occurring.  In addition, the incumbent will act as liaison to assure all necessary paperwork on sick leave and other issues is completed and submitted as needed.
  • Monitor and manage supplies and assess needs for the department as required (which includes working and tracking requisitions).
  • Analyze/review statistical reporting and come up with solutions.
  • Perform any other administrative duties as necessary in order to assure the smooth and efficient operations of the department.




  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with all internal levels within a given organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with key internal and/or external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with confidential and sensitive material/information.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite or comparable applications, i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.



  • Associate Degree (or equivalent) in Business, plus a minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of general administration / clerical office support experience.  Or a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and one year of general administration / clerical office support experience. 
  • An understanding of Police Operations preferred.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a Police background investigation.




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”).  


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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