Job Posting: Greater Peoria EDC Seeking CEO
The Greater Peoria Economic Development Council, a nonprofit organization serving a five county region in central Illinois, is seeking a dynamic and experienced professional to lead its efforts to grow, strengthen, and diversify Greater Peoria.
The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for leading the strategies and operations of the Greater Peoria Economic Development Council, a nonprofit organization that drives economic growth in a five county region in Central Illinois through business, talent, and community development.
The CEO sets the stage for regional collaboration, coordination, and alignment among dozens of local organizations through servant leadership, kindness, authenticity, ethical behavior, and a commitment to inclusivity across all partners.
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For more information on the GPEDC, please go to greaterpeoriaedc.org
To Apply, please submit your cover letter and resume in a pdf format to Melissa Oliveri at email@example.com. Cover letters may be addressed to Board of Directors Chair Diana Hall.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The CEO is responsible for covering all responsibilities of their direct reports in periods of extended absences, termination, or resignation.
The organizations main hours of operation are 8am - 5pm, however; completing the responsibilities of this position may require working over 40 hours within a week and/or working on weekends, when necessary.
Strategic Leadership Development:
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge skills and abilities required. Employees who do not possess the requirements for a job at the time of hire will not be considered for the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and Experience Required:
Skills and Ability Requirements:
Fluency in the written and spoken English language is required.
This role involves capacity to perform basic financial responsibilities, as well as operational and customer contract negotiation.
Reasoning Ability Requirement:
High-functioning, reasoning abilities are necessary to meet deadlines, prioritize organization and customer needs, and work well with teammates.
The ability to climb a flight of stairs is a physical requirement for employees in the case of an emergency. Occasional lifting up to 20 lbs. may be necessary from time to time. Must be able to sit for long periods of time (up to 8 hours a day).
This is a full time, salaried position with benefits. The salary level is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Please submit your cover letter and resume in a pdf format to Melissa Oliveri at firstname.lastname@example.org. Cover letters may be addressed to Board of Directors Chair Diana Hall.
Application deadline is November 17, 2017.