Name of Employer: Mid-Carolina Council of Governments
Employer Website: http://mccog.org
Job title: Executive Director
Job Details / Description
The successful candidate will be offered a highly competitive package of salary and benefits. The starting salary will be $115,000 to $140,000, with annual performance based pay increases. The package will include fully paid health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, employer contribution to the NC Local Government Employee Retirement System and up to one percent employer match to a 401(k)-retirement account. Click here to view the full position profile.
Job Candidate Qualifications
The Mid-Carolina Council of Governments (MCCOG) is seeking a seasoned professional to lead the regional agency serving Cumberland, Harnett and Sampson Counties as well as the twenty-one cities and towns in those counties. This vibrant region is home to well over 500,000 people. The Council of Governments offices are located in Downtown Fayetteville, NC. The MCCOG houses the Area Agency on Aging and the Rural Planning Organization in addition to the other planning services provided.
The Executive Director serves as the leader and manager for organization. The Director has responsibility for staffing decisions, budget development and execution and managing the operations. The position is appointed by the Board of Directors that will annually set goals which will be the basis for the Director’s evaluation. He or she will direct the development of staff recommendations for consideration of the Board. The new Director will be expected to aggressively work to expand the services provided and seek additional funding to support service delivery.
The Regional Council is looking for a candidate with outstanding leadership, management, analytical and communication skills. A master’s degree in Planning, Public Administration or a related field is preferred with at least five years of management experience. Three additional years of management experience with a bachelor’s degree can substitute for a master’s degree. Professional planning recognition through the American Institute of Certified Planners is desirable but not required.
How to Apply:
Interested individuals should email a resume and cover letter to Jim Bourey at Jim.email@example.com. Only electronic submittals will be accepted.
While this position will be open until filled, reviews of the applications will be considered when they are received, and potential candidates must apply by August 30th to be included in the group of potential candidates that will be forwarded to the Selection Committee for consideration to move forward in the process.