Employment Opportunity: Executive Director

The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (TJPDC) seeks a dynamic individual to serve as Executive Director to lead the agency in effecting successful regional cooperation and policy development in areas that include, but are not limited to, affordable housing initiatives, transportation, environmental and community planning. The Executive Director leads implementation of the agency’s mission to serve the TJPDC local governments by providing regional vision, collaborative leadership and professional service to develop effective solutions.

The ideal candidate should possess significant experience and a demonstrated capacity in providing collaborative leadership among diverse local governments, which include urban/suburban/rural areas, and local/regional agencies, all of which are facing a variety of issues. In addition, the successful candidate should have a demonstrated capacity for excellent interpersonal communication, both internally with agency staff, and externally with peer institutions, partner agencies, member localities, agency clients and the public. This skill set should include the ability to effectively interpret and communicate complex issues to groups with varying interests, as well as effectively listen to public input and incorporate feedback in responsive and appropriate ways.

Application deadline is July 30, 2021. Resume, cover letter, salary history, and completed job application are required for consideration.

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