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Executive Director

ROCHESTER, NY, USA
Executive Director

Genesee Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council

Rochester, NY United States

Position Description

The Genesee Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council Executive Director is responsible for nine counties within the Finger Lakes Region and the City of Rochester. The Director shall be responsible for the initiation, coordination, compliance, reporting, review, and direction of all activities and programs undertaken by the agency. The Director will support local, state and federal community development and programs. The Director will obtain, manage and perform various services on grants projects and programs on a local, regional, and national level. The Executive Director must create innovative solutions for development and have extensive knowledge of public sector legislation. Experience in employee recruitment, management, development, compliance and retention. Executive leadership is expected at the highest level of professionalism, knowledge, ability and discretion at all times. This position reports directly to the executive committee for the council.

Key Skills, Knowledge & Responsibilities

Supervise, direct, mentor, train, and coaches' staff. Manages, assigns and reviews all projects and production with the staff. Conducts performance evaluations, hiring, and policy / benefits overview. Conducts routine staff conferences and briefings as needed for direction and compliance. Adheres to the guidelines and practices of the HR Policies and procedures in conformance with the councils, NYS and Federal guidelines.

Promotes an organized, sustainable culture of proactive, progressive, positive, visible workforce atmosphere and development.

The Executive Director shall be the administrative head of the Councilís staff and shall report to the Council. The Executive Director, or his designee, shall attend all meetings of the Council and its regular and special committees. The Executive Director shall also perform the functions normally performed by the Secretary of an organization.

Schedule, organize and attend council, executive committee and other meetings. Prepare and preserve meeting agendas, minutes and reports. Preparation and services of all the notices required by law and or by the bylaws.

Represents the Planning Council in local, regional and national opportunities, programs and meetings to fulfill and advance the organization in meeting its goals and success

Knowledge and experience in municipal economic program development, grant planning, and relevant Regional, Federal and State programs

Interprets and understands applicable ordinances and regulations with Comprehensive knowledge of federal, municipal, regional and community planning, SEQR and NEPA oversight

Conducts ongoing review of various grant opportunities, proposals and applications

Well-developed knowledge of planning principles, practices and reporting, such as economic development, transportation planning, or environmental planning

Knowledge of principles, methodology, practices of research, data collection, statistics and effective writing techniques

Statistical, accounting, algebraic, or geometric knowledge and ability to apply such knowledge in situations as needed

Ability to review contract documents and provisions of the ordinances to determine compliance

Knowledge of computer hardware and software programs, which include Microsoft Office and Excel, Internet applications, State and Federal applications, econometric or transportation modeling, database management, or GIS

Oral, written and public communication and reporting skills to interact with various agencies, boards and committees

Ability to work on, schedule, and manage several projects simultaneously

Ability to prepare, monitor and report annual budgets and objectives

Performance required to fulfill and advance the organization in meeting itsí goals and success.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduate from an international, national or regionally accredited four-year college or university.

Master's degree in Planning, sociology, economics, business administration, geography, civil engineering, public administration, architecture or related field along with six to eight years of experience in community planning or comparable work. Four years of which have been in supervisory or administrative capacity. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.

Bachelor's degree in Planning, economics, business administration, civil engineering, public administration, architecture or related field along with ten plus years of experience in community planning or comparable work. Four years of which have been in supervisory or administrative capacity. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.

Bachelorís degree in any field and ten years of full-time experience in community planning or comparable work. Four years of which have been in supervisory or administrative capacity.

AICP level credential desirable .

Must be eligible to work in the United States, travel may be required.

Equal opportunity employer

Please visit our website: https://www.gflrpc.org

Email Resume to: director@gflrpc.org

Apply via email to director@gflrpc.org


Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council
50 West Main Street, Suite 8107
Rochester, NY, 14617 USA

  

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