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Deputy Director, Occupancy Management - Real Estate

Full Time
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Real Estate Field
New York
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We’re Hiring a Deputy Director, Occupancy Management

MTA Real Estate

Job Posting Number:  4634

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is seeking an innovative Deputy Director, Occupancy Management to support real estate operations for the largest Transportation Authority in North America.   We’re looking for a dynamic and experienced individual with a passion for public service, to fill a key role that will focus on maximizing the efficiency and strategic use of the MTA’s substantial office space portfolio.  It’s an opportunity for those with a passion for planning and a talent for creating innovative efficient work environments. 


Your Mission:

  • Strategically manage the allocation and optimization of MTA’s office space, encompassing up to 4 million square feet, to support our mission and operational efficiency.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive Space Allocation Policy, ensuring our office environments adapt to evolving needs while aligning with MTA’s broader goals.
  • Leader the charge in adopting and refining data management practices, utilizing CAD/CAFM systems to maintain accurate, actionable space utilization insights.
  • Innovate with mobility solutions, hoteling, and reservation systems to enhance flexibility and satisfaction in our workplace, underpinned by data-driven analytics for continuous optimization.


Who We’re Looking For:  

  • Strategic thinkers with a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) in Architecture, Facilities Management, Business Administration, Real Estate, or a related discipline.
  • Experienced professionals with at least 8 years in space planning, occupancy management, or a similar field, ideally within large-scale, complex environments.
  • Skilled users of CAD/CAFM and Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS), with a deep understanding of the nuances of office space planning and the ability to manage relationships with third-party vendors effectively.
  • Forward-thinkers who are well-versed in the latest real estate trends, possess strong change management capabilities, and can clearly communicate complex strategies across all organizational levels.

SALARY RANGE: $130,000 - $140,000


This position offers a robust benefits package that includes, but is not limited to the following:


Medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage

Pension Plan

Flexible Spending Accounts

Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs

New York’s 529 College Saving Plan

Municipal Credit Union

And more!


To view the full position description, compensation, education, and experience requirements, and to apply, visit MTA careers website and Search by Job Posting Number: 4634

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.


Job Function



7+ to 10 years

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