Current Position Openings

The following job listings are currently open. High Country Council of Governments is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

Administration

Executive Director

The Executive Board of the High Country Council of Governments, Boone, NC, seeks a highly skilled and capable executive to lead and manage the state-designated Lead Regional Organization serving North Carolina’s High Country Counties of Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes and Yancey. The Executive Director reports directly to a 27-member Executive Board of local officials and is responsible for managing a professional staff of 20 with an annual budget of over $6 million. The High Country Council of Governments is one of 16 regional councils in North Carolina.

It is preferred that the candidate hold a Master’s degree in public or business administration, urban and regional planning, or related fields with a least ten (10) years documented history or increased responsibility and leadership in the public, private, or non-profit area of community, economic or human service development. Minimum requirements for the position are a Bachelor’s degree and ten (10) years’ experience. Salary and benefit package is negotiable, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply

Email a detailed resume with cover letter and five references to the Executive Director Search Committee to regiondcog@regiond.org. This position is open until filled.

Click here to download a general statement of duties.

Deadline to Apply: 5:00pm Friday, May 18, 2018

High Country Council of Governments is an equal opportunity employer.


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