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Executive Director, County Association Featured

  2018-11-23     County Commissioners' Association WV     2007 Quarrier Street  

Position: Executive Director

Reports To: CCAWV Board of Directors

Nature of Work:

This is a full-time professional position involving the application of specialized knowledge of programs, policies and procedures as it concerns the County Commissioners’ Association of West Virginia (CCAWV) and county government. The position is responsible for the overall strategic and operational responsibility of the Association and requires the exercise of independent judgment and interpretation. The Director is expected to represent the Association with integrity when dealing with Association members, the WV Legislature, the Governor & staff, state and federal administrative agencies, other public interest groups and the general public to secure harmony of action in matters relating to the betterment of county government for all citizens.

Essential Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, management or related field.
  • Six years of progressive management experience in the public/private sector and/or association management and/or government relations.
  • Or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for this position.
  • Experience in legislative advocacy highly desirable.
  • Clear and compelling communication skills including an ability to communicate complex issues concisely, both in writing and orally.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Ability to problem-solve creatively.
  • Ability to manage budgets, finances and short and long-term financial/strategic planning.
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously under deadline pressure.
  • Strong public speaking ability.
  • Ability to work with and adapt to all kinds of persons and situations.
  • Solid computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access and Publisher).
  • A valid West Virginia driver’s license is required and ability to travel outside of regular business hours as needed. Some overnight travel required.
  • An eagerness to work collaboratively as part of a small, well established organization.
  • Willingness to implement all directives and assignments as determined by the Board, Executive Committee and /or Board President.
  • This list is not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive…Other duties may be required and assigned

The County Commissioners’ Association of WV is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and a drug-free workplace. Candidate must successfully pass a background check.

Interested candidates must email resume and cover letter, including salary expectations & references, no later than November 20, 2018, to

Or mail to:

Attn: Vivian Parsons, Executive Director

RE: Job Applicant

2007 Quarrier Street,

Charleston, WV 25311

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