Organization: Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments
Salary: The salary for this position is negotiable depending on qualifications & experience Salary Range $95,000-$115,000 with benefits
Close Date: October 24, 2014
The Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments will represent 19 towns and cities with a population of 448,738, over 420 square miles with 2,965 miles of roads. The COG will also serve as the Regional Planning Commission for these same towns which are directed by state statutes to review proposed zoning text, map changes and subdivisions that affect property within 500 feet of municipal boundaries. Currently, the 19 towns are separated into three Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs); which conduct transportation planning and allocation of state and federal transportation funds and setting priorities for highway, rail and para transit projects.
The purposes of this position are to provide administrative guidance, direction and accountability for all COG operations The Executive Director is responsible for such administrative duties as: budget preparation, program planning, and implementation of COG policies, grant proposals and administration, preparation of regional documents, purchasing, risk management, human resources and supervision of staff. Take charge of bringing the two administrative staffs together and to bring together the 19 towns as a new COG – Manage the consolidation- Sensitive to the cultural difference and take the organization to the next level – will need to build the organizational chart, etc.
The qualifications required would generally be acquired with a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Planning/regional planning, Transportation, Urban/Community development or some closely related field and 10 years of progressively responsible experience in regional or municipal planning functions or organizations; experience must include responsible management, supervision, administrative and budget experience; municipal/regional government experience and grant experience preferred; or any equivalent combination of education, work experience and training that demonstrates the knowledge and ability to perform the duties.
Compensation & Application Process
The salary for this position is negotiable depending on qualifications & experience Salary Range $95,000-$115,000 with employee benefits such as: health, 401K, professional membership, etc.
If you are interested in this position and want to be considered for this exciting opportunity to be on the ground floor of a new consolidated organization then email your cover letter and resume ASAP or by October 24, 2014 deadline to
Ms. Randi Frank
Randi Frank Consulting, LLC
7 Promontory Drive, Wallingford, CT 06492
Consulting Partner –Robert Slavin can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
#770-449-4656, Fax 770-416-0848
Naugatuck Valley COG is an EEO/AA Employer
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