Executive Director wanted —VLCIA

Get your applications for VLCIA Executive Director in no later than today!

Found on IEDC for 18 April 2011 and also on SEDC with no date, this job posting:

Executive Director, Valdosta-Lowndes County Industrial Authority (Valdosta, GA)
A very exciting opportunity with a successful industrial authority with numerous assets.

Greater Valdosta is the business, cultural, educational, medical, leisure, and retail hub for thirteen South Georgia and North Florida counties and more than 1.2 million citizens. Valdosta and Lowndes County are quickly becoming the fastest growing area in Georgia and are home to Moody Air Force Base; two Regional Medical Centers; and Valdosta State University, a regional university with over 13,000 students.

Starting salary $100,000 to $125,000, DOQ.

See cb-asso.com for a complete Position Profile.

The Authority’s website is www.industrialauthority.com

Digging around on cb-asso.com finds this detailed job description. It’s four GIF images (copies here) of a VLCIA logo and three pages of a four-page flyer.

Brief excerpts:

Also essential is the ability and disposition to work harmoniously with local governmental entities, the local business community, and the public at large.
  • Possesses a “big picture” perspective
  • Proactive, innovative problem solver
  • Ability to deal with the controversy that sometimes accompanies business recruitment
  • Ability to secure and maintain the trust of the Authority Board, Local government leaders, the community, and staff.
Those things would be an improvement.

When do you need to apply?

E-mail resume and cover letter immediately, but absolutely no later than Monday, April 25
One week between posting and application deadline? It took a year to find the last one.


1 thought on “Executive Director wanted —VLCIA

  1. yeah right

    One week between advertisment of position and application deadline? This means they have someone already and the public application window was pro forma.

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