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Assistant Director Design

Posted: December 11, 2023 Expired: February 25, 2024
New York
Bachelor Degree


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.


Assistant Director Design


Construction & Development


Delivery / Delivery Services Office


Director, Design


2 Broadway


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




$104,023 to $136,530


Open Until Filled


Design/Design Compliance Services has technical authority for establishing and auditing design delivery standards for all engineering and architectural disciplines in C&D Delivery. The Assistant Director of Design manages all architectural and engineering design processes to conform to professional industry and MTA C&D standards.


Assists in design/design compliance review teams.

Reviews technical designs for conformance to design standards.

Establishes framework and conformance to an immersive culture with Director for the entire design team driving efficiencies in reviews.

Participates in Design Oversight Review meetings and helps drive integrated design teams.

Proactively facilitates the definition and optimization of the client requirements and functional scope definition to establish an unambiguous, feasible, and robust project definition, maximizing project lifecycle value and deliverability.

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 eight (8) years of related experience, including at least four (4) years in the management of design projects or supervisory roles in a large, multi-faceted organization. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.


Licensed Professional Engineer or Registered Architect required.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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

Must have focus and ability to deliver on 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

As an MTA Construction & Development employee, you may be required to complete the New York State financial disclosure statement – annually if your position earns $108,638 (this figure is subject to change) per year if the position is designated as a policymaker.

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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