VIA Employment Job Summary
Job Summary

Starting Salary:   Commensurate with experience

Job Description:   The Manager of Public Involvement is a mid-level manager position that reports to the Director of Government and Community Relations. This position is responsible for managing outreach and engagement efforts to a wide range of community partners and stakeholders, within VIA’s service area. As part of a larger team of professionals dedicated to VIA’s public engagement efforts, this position will hold responsibility in designing, shaping and executing engaging public functions, including public meetings, workshops and hearings, to reach a variety of external audiences using different approaches and mediums. This position will serve as part of the larger Public Engagement Group management team and will work closely with leadership from Marketing and Communications, and Customer Relations and Sales.This individual will represent VIA with a wide variety of community groups and will supervise various community-related programs. This individual will have experience in public engagement within the NEPA process to engage diverse socioeconomic populations at all levels of environmental studies.

Education and Experience:   Bachelor’s Degree in Government, Public Administration, Public Policy, Business, Communications, Public Relations, or related field. Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in public relations and public involvement efforts. Three (3) years of which in a management position directing community relations and/or public involvement efforts. Bilingual (English/Spanish) and prior experience with public sector entities and transportation issues highly preferred. Equivalent combinations of experience and education may be acceptable.


VIA Metropolitan Transit is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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