Founded in 1983, the Oklahoma Transit Association (OTA) is the state’s voice for public transit. OTA’s membership is comprised of the 34 urban, small urban, suburban, rural and tribal transit agencies in the state who share the common priority of providing and improving mobility and access for all Oklahoman's. Industry-related vendors who share that vision also belong to OTA through its Associate Member Program. OTA’s mission is to support public transit through advocacy, education, communication and partnerships. The organization’s vision is to be distinguished as a leader in the public transit industry by facilitating the enhancement of mobility and access for all Oklahomans.


OTA Hiring Executive Director

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Oklahoma Transit Association (Oklahoma City, OK)

How would you like to be Oklahoma’s voice for public transportation and lead the charge to propel the state into a part of the top ten in the nation? The Oklahoma Transit Association (OTA) is looking to identify candidates for the career-defining position of Executive Director.

Executive Director Position

The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for administering, managing, and executing the affairs of the OTA for the overall benefit of the Oklahoma Transit Association (OTA), its membership, and its constituency. Guided by the President, the Executive Committee, and the Board of Directors, the ED’s primary focus will be ensuring that the daily activities of OTA are in compliance and support of the most recently adopted strategic plan. The ED will be responsible for developing an annual work plan with specific targets to be accomplished in accordance with the strategic plan.

Desired candidate attributes include: detail oriented, coalition builder, inclusive, listener, thoughtful, servant leader, trustworthy, and sincere. The minimum requirements for this position are excellent communication skills, Bachelor’s Degree (Masters or Law Degree preferred), five years of experience in Association Management and/or Advocacy with appropriate certifications.

See this OTA - Executive Director Brochure for the full job description.

How to Apply

OTA has retained the executive search services of KJ Backpack LLC.

Please send all confidential inquiries to:

OTA Executive Director Search

KJ Backpack LLC PO Box 2235 Gaffney, SC 29341

Or email using the subject line: OTA Executive Director

Please include a cover letter, resume as well as three professional references within application.