Executive Director for Central Virginia Planning District Commission
Central Virginia Planning District Commission is seeking a dynamic, highly experienced leader to serve as its next Executive Director. CVPDC is the locally-designated Regional Planning District Commission for Lynchburg and surrounding counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford and Campbell.
THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR POSITION
The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of CVPDC, reporting to the Commission, with responsibility for staff and operations. The Executive Director ensures, through program development, oversight and leadership, that the mission, vision and goals of the CVPDC Commission are carried forward and that the Commission’s policies and directives are implemented. The ED also serves as an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors of the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance.
The ED should demonstrate a broad knowledge of regional cooperation implementation, transportation, urban planning, and workforce development programming. The successful candidate will have experience working with local, regional, state and federal government agencies, and the ability to establish strong working relationships with partners in government, non-profit, and business sectors. The Commission prefers applicants with a Master’s degree in a related field and 5 years of management experience that includes relevant experience at the director and/or executive level, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
The hiring salary for the position is $120,000 – $140,000. In addition, a competitive benefits package is provided, including VRS.
THE APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS
Applicants are asked to submit a letter of interest and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions can be sent to Gary Christie, email@example.com, 434 941-5859. Review of applications begins January 19, 2022 and will be accepted until the position is filled.
CVPDC is an equal opportunity employer.