The Metro IS Coordinator is an advanced level professional, supervisory position responsible for Metro Transit’s technology initiatives through planning, development, coordination, implementation and operation of diverse automated information systems and services. This position supervises a small staff and serves as Project Manager to ensure all Metro Transit's technology and software infrastructure essential to operations are current, functional, and secure. The Metro IS Coordinator will integrate new technology and software applications in accordance with City technology standards and policies; as well as manage vendor, interagency and peer relationships. The position also involves soliciting, procuring, and directing vendors and consultants that serve Metro Transit technology needs. Under the general supervision of the Metro Transit General Manager, this position exercises independent judgement and leadership in meeting program objectives, while skillfully coordinating across departments such as City of Madison Information Technology, Traffic Engineering, and other divisions.
Some of the projects this position will be involved include:
Replacement and management of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
Replacement and/or upgrading the fare collection methods
Implementation of mobile ticketing
Replacement of automated passenger counting systems.
Transit signal priority in coordination with City Traffic Engineering
Real-time passenger information in coordination with City IT
Automatic Vehicle Locating Systems
Application Deadline: November 9, 2020
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Six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in the transportation or IT field with a focus on project management. At least two (2) years of which must be as a project manager which involved staff oversight/leadership or supervision.
Associate's or Bachelor's degree in IT, Business, Engineering, Planning or other related field may substitute for two (2) or four (4) years of professional work experience, respectively. Professional work experience must also include at least two (2) years as a project manager, which involved staff oversight/leadership or supervision.
About City of Madison Metro Transit
Madison, Wisconsin is a community that consistently ranks among the best places to live and work in the country. This stunningly beautiful city nestled among lakes, boasts a variety of cultural and recreational offerings: from college and amateur sports, to performances at the Cesar Pelli-designed Overture Center for the Arts, to leisurely bike rides throughout Madison's extensive bicycle trail system. Madison is home to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a world-renowned research university, and is considered a hotbed of scientific innovation and entrepreneurship.The City of Madison is an equal opportunity employer functioning under an affirmative action plan. The City employs more than 3,000 people who provide services to City residents. As an employer the City strives to provide a work environment where:•Diversity and differing opinions are valued •Creativity is encouraged •Continuous learning and improvement are fostered •Teamwork and open and honest communication are encouraged •Meeting customer needs through quality service is a shared goal. Positions in the City's 40 departments cover a wide range of responsibilities, including clerical, general laboring, technical or p...araprofessional and professional positions. Employees are based at 55 sites, with many "field" positions assigned to providing services in all parts of the city.