The Macatawa Area Coordinating Council (MACC) seeks a motivated and experienced planning professional to lead all transportation planning activities and other region-wide initiatives in the Holland/Zeeland area. The successful candidate will possess a professional background that prepares them to effectively implement multi-jurisdictional planning and programming efforts to promote regional cooperation.
The Executive Director is responsible for organizing and directing the overall operations of the organization and maximizing the organization’s efficiency. The Executive Director reports to the Policy Board through the Executive Committee.
About Living and Working in the Holland/Zeeland area:
Located on the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan, Holland is home to the world-renowned Tulip Time festival, the largest municipal sidewalk snowmelt system in the United States and an extensive bicycle/pedestrian pathway system. Historic downtown Holland and Zeeland offer one-of-kind shopping experiences and the surrounding townships are home to an abundance of parks, trails, and open space. The MACC office is located one block from Lake Macatawa and four miles from Lake Michigan, which offer a variety of recreational amenities such as boating, kayaking, and sandy beaches.
Who We Are:
The MACC is the federally designated MPO for the Holland/Zeeland area and is responsible for coordinating federal, state, and local transportation planning activities and investments throughout the region. The MACC serves its 13 governmental members and partner organizations by assisting with planning, project development and funding activities. The MACC’s Metropolitan Planning Area (MPA) encompasses over 200 square miles and is home to 127,000+ residents.
Essential Job Functions:
The Ideal Candidate’s Skills and Abilities:
Strategic Thinking/Visionary: The successful candidate must be creative and innovative in order to develop new ways of looking at problems and arriving at the most appropriate solution.
Interpersonal Skills: The Executive Director must be able to effectively communicate ideas and solutions, both verbally and in writing, to a variety of individuals and groups.
Honesty and Integrity: The successful applicant must have an unblemished record of ethical and professional conduct and possess an even disposition and temperament.
Knowledge of Subject Matter: The Executive Director is expected to establish themself as the expert on a broad range of issues and to provide resolute leadership, advice, and guidance.
Additional Position Requirements:
Required Education and Experience:
Preferred Education & Experience:
Compensation and Benefits:
The annual salary range for this position is $80,000 – $105,000 (DOE/Q), with a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, defined contribution 457(b) retirement plan, dental set-aside program, long-term disability, eight paid holidays, paid time off and more.
How to Apply:
Apply at www.GovHRjobs.com with résumé, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references by Monday, November 22, 2021. For inquiries contact, Ryan Cotton, Vice President, GovHR USA, email@example.com, 224-282-8304. EOC.