Director, Organizational Development (Administrator V)
Company: Maryland Department of Transportation
Posted on: November 20, 2023
Salary: $73,787.00 - $118,953.00 Annually
Location : Baltimore City
Job Type: Full Time
Job Number: 3184-MTA-112023-DIROD
Department: Maryland Transit Administration
Opening Date: 11/06/2023
Closing Date: Continuous
Maryland Transit Administration
Director, Organizational Development (Administrator V - 3184)
Office of Chief Administrative Officer
"Open Until Filled"
*This position serves at the pleasure of the appointing
**Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply**
Are you seeking a job where your work is rewarding and provides
excellent benefits? The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA)
invites you to apply today to be considered for a position that
provides customer service to the citizens of Maryland every day.
The MTA is one of the largest transit systems in the United States
and is seeking dynamic and energetic individuals to join the MTA
The Director of Organizational Development will build the program
and lead a team that will focus on the following areas: Strategic
thinking and planning, talent pipeline development to serve the
long-term needs of the organization, implement the emerging
leadership program, develop and implement the apprenticeship
programs in skilled trades and operations positions, develop and
implement leadership development programs that include coaching,
and program curricula development.
The Director is expected to use creative and innovative ideas to
facilitate development programs and solutions that will also
improve process efficiency in all business practices.
Organizational development programs would encompass leadership
development, succession planning, career pathing, competency
profile management, performance management, and apprenticeship
programs. The position will interact with all levels of employees
while assessing planning needs and implementing strategic
Additionally, the Director works with cross-functional stakeholders
to identify needs and develop business cases and participates in
change management planning. This role will also be a significant
contributor to the development of MTA's organization and
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- Collaborate with the administration's executive team and
management to prepare the agency for its long-term growth.
- Create and expand the administration's leadership plan, work
with leaders to develop other leaders, and identify talent in new
and existing staff.
- Facilitate meetings and leadership and talent development
programs and teach leaders how to incorporate the administration's
business strategy into all people decisions.
- Assess current organizational structures and help leaders plan
for transitions when necessary.
- Analyze the cost/benefit relationship of existing and proposed
- Lead long-term succession planning tied to talent development
for key roles.
- Provide leadership coaching where appropriate or facilitate the
use of outside coaching resources.
- Develop and assist in the management of apprenticeship programs
for appropriate positions.
- Use knowledge of the effectiveness of methods such as classroom
instruction and demonstrations, on-the-job training, conferences,
and workshops. Use e-learning where appropriate.
- Coordinate with educational institutions within the community
to address needs and requirements.
- This vacancy is located in Baltimore City, MD
Education: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or
university. A graduate degree in a related field is preferred.
Experience: Six years of experience in administrative or
professional work. Two years of this experience must have involved
one or more of the following: the supervision of other employees,
overseeing and coordinating the general operations of a unit,
applying rules and regulations, or exercising responsibility for
the development of policies or procedures. A certificate in
organizational development a plus.
1. Additional experience in administrative, organizational
development or professional work may be substituted on a
year-for-year basis for the required education.
2. Additional graduate-level education at an accredited college or
university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit
hours on a year-to-year basis for the required general
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service
experience involving staff work related to the administration of
rules, regulations, policies, procedures and processes, or
overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a
staff assistant on a year-for-year basis for the required education
Licenses & Certifications
Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which
require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such
duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's
license valid in the State of Maryland.
You must complete a Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT)
employment application (Form DTS-1) to be considered for this
recruitment. Resumes may not be substituted for the application. It
is essential that the application is filled out completely and
accurately, listing all relevant experience in detail and
addressing the specific requirements shown above. Please include
all relevant experience on your application. This includes, but is
not limited to, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting
capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position
you are applying for within MDOT, one of the Transportation
Business Units, or the Authority.
Applications must be completed and submitted online by registering
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mdotmdPlease make sure you
meet the minimum and selective qualifications and follow the
instructions on MDOT's Online Employment Center website.
Selected candidates may be subject to background and reference
Applicants who have education obtained outside of the U.S. will be
required to provide proof of the equivalent U.S. education as
determined by a foreign credential evaluation service, such as the
National Association of Credential Evaluation Services
(http://www.naces.org) or World Education Services: International
Credential Evaluation (https://www.wes.org/).
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be
provided as requested.
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The incumbent in this position will not be a member of a covered
The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit
Administration is not sponsoring new employees in application of
the H-1B Visa or providing an extension of an existing H-1B at this
time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally
authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration
Reform and Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H-1B
Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees; all sponsorship fees
must be assumed by the potential employer.
MDOT MTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MDOT MTA Does Not
Discriminate Based On: Age, Ancestry, Color, Creed Gender Identity
or Expression, Genetic Information, Marital Status, Mental or
Physical Disability, National Origin, Race, Religious Affiliation,
Belief or Opinion, Sex or Sexual Orientation or any other protected
Issue Date: 11/7/2023
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*Benefits are offered to all full-time, part-time permanent and
contractual (partially subsidized) employees. Temporary employees
do not receive benefits.
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