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File #: 2015-1091   
Type: Policy Status: Passed
File created: 7/10/2015 In control: Executive Management Committee
On agenda: 7/16/2015 Final action: 7/23/2015
Title: EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (5-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate salaries within the pay range for the following positions: A. Executive Director, Program Management, pay grade CC ($222,476 - $273,894 - $325,353) B. Executive Director, Transit Project Delivery, pay grade BB ($166,462 - $208,083 - $249,704) C. Executive Officer, System Security and Law Enforcement, pay grade AA ($156,832 - $196,060 - $235,227) D. Deputy Chief Executive Officer, pay grade DD ($278,470 - $339,747 - $401,003)
Sponsors: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
Indexes: Budget, Budgeting, Chavez /Soto Station Joint Development (Project), Construction, Construction Admin (Project), Employee relations, General Overhead (Project), Governmental And Oversight Activities (Project), Heavy Duty Non Revenue Vehicle Expansion Rail System (Project), Labor, Labor relations, Law enforcement, Measure R, Measure R Admin Costs (Project), Policy, Program management, Project, Project management, Security
Attachments: 1. A - Executive Director, Program Management, 2. B - Executive Director, Transit Project Delivery, 3. C - Executive Officer, System Security and Law Enforcement, 4. D - Deputy Chief Executive Officer
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EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
JULY 16, 2015


Subject/Action
SUBJECT: PERSONNEL MATTER
ACTION: AUTHORIZE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER TO NEGOTIATE SALARIES
Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (5-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate salaries within the pay range for the following positions:
A. Executive Director, Program Management, pay grade CC ($222,476 - $273,894 - $325,353)

B. Executive Director, Transit Project Delivery, pay grade BB ($166,462 - $208,083 - $249,704)

C. Executive Officer, System Security and Law Enforcement, pay grade AA ($156,832 - $196,060 - $235,227)

D. Deputy Chief Executive Officer, pay grade DD ($278,470 - $339,747 - $401,003)

Issue
ISSUE

Executive-level recruiting is extremely sensitive and sometimes difficult if the potential candidate is considering leaving current employment. Delegating authority for salary negotiation to the CEO for these positions will speed up the process and ameliorate any concerns the potential candidates may have regarding confidentiality.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

These key executive positions are responsible for major functional areas of the agency and need to be filled with personnel whose salaries are competitive and reflect the level of their responsibilities and qualifications.

Executive Director, Program Management

The Executive Director, Program Management position is responsible for the engineering and construction of transit projects, as well as Highway Programs and Program Control. With Metro's ambitious multi-billion dollar capital programs, this position is critical for delivery of projects on time and on budget.

Executive Director, Transit Project Delivery

The Executive Director, Transit Project Delivery is responsible for executive management of all rail projects under construction. These include the Crenshaw Line, the Purple Line extension, the Regional Connector and the Foot...

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