Executive Director – Central Texas Public Safety Commission

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Client: Central Texas Public Safety Commission
(Austin, Texas)
Position: Executive Director
Closing Date: Closed

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The newly established Central Texas Public Safety Commission (CTPSC) is recruiting nationally for a highly experienced, dedicated, and compassionate Executive Director to be the ambassador representing the Commission at the State of Texas legislature, regional city councils, and advising the Board of Directors in matters of legislative and public policy. CTPSC represents a very large and diverse group of first responder stakeholders throughout the Central Texas region. The Executive Director is appointed by the Board and reports directly to the President of the Commission. This senior-level executive will be results-driven with well-grounded, ethical decision-making abilities, superior interpersonal and collaborative communication skills, and outstanding public speaking abilities. The Executive Director is the Commission’s Chief Administrative Officer, working under the direction of the President and Executive Committee of the Commission Board, and is responsible for implementing the strategic plan, decisions, and policies as determined by the Board of Directors. The Executive Director has the responsibility for the management and administration of the Commission’s operations including, but not limited to, working closely with the President of the Commission, Executive Committee, and Board of Directors to lead strategic initiatives toward strengthening efforts in carrying out the Commission’s mission and ensuring its long-term sustainability.

Experience – The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of executive or management experience obtained at the senior level of a public or private organization, agency, or association. Candidates will be evaluated on their executive qualifications; knowledge of State government operations, State budget process, and the Texas political process. Candidates will also be evaluated on their career history presented through their submittal of a comprehensive package of information outlining career highlights and notable achievements. Knowledge of Public Safety and the delivery of its mission is desired but not required.

Education – Bachelor’s degree required. A Master’s or other advanced degree is a significant plus. Relative experience will also be considered.

The salary for the Executive Director is dependent upon qualifications (DOQ) and will be based on the selected candidate’s experience. Moving and relocation expenses may be included in the employment offer.