Deputy Executive Director

Website Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport


Responsible for the day to day operation of the airport.  Also responsible for long term strategic planning, masterplan, preparation of capital improvement plans and financial planning of the Airport. Serves in capacity of Executive Director in his/her absence.  Oversee Operations, Finance, Facilities, PP&D, Purchasing and Air Service Departments.

Coordinate and oversee airside and landside expansion projects.  Also coordinates implementation of projects that require AIP, PFC, and other Federal or State funds. Oversee preparation of Master Plan updates, FAR Part 150 Noise Study Updates and ongoing Capital Improvement plans.

Maintain compliance with Federal regulations as they relate to certification and security by reviewing technical manuals and staying abreast of legal changes.

Duties & Activities

Oversee the updating of security, certification and emergency procedural manuals. Make recommendations for policy and procedural changes or additions and communicate them to tenants and other airport departments.  Assist in preparation of lease agreements for tenants and airport users. Work closely with airport tenants to provide better service to airport patrons.

Oversee administration of Federal and state grants. Assist in negotiating engineering, architectural and planning consultant contracts. Oversee AIP and PFC funded projects, and PFC Program.

Maintains regular and punctual attendance. Works extended hours, outside of regular shift schedule, as required by operational needs.  Respond to and assist with Airport emergencies. Perform other duties as assigned.

Budget Responsibilities

Assist with preparation and oversight of annual Airport budget.

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in business administration, airport management, or related field; seven to ten years of Aviation experience at a Department Head Level at a small or medium Commercial Service Airport. Extensive knowledge of principles and practices of modern airport management which has been acquired through verifiable work experience and education.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Math Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills

Intermediate computer competency, including intermediate knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software’s.

Technical/Trade Skills

Working knowledge of applicable FAA Advisory Circulars, Federal Regulations, as well as current operations, safety, and security; facilities/maintenance; financial and human resource/supervisory issues.

Interpersonal Skills

Typically requires highly developed interpersonal skills for dealing with sensitive or controversial situations.


Valid driver’s license required. AAE Certification Desired

Physical Effort

Most of the time is spent sitting or standing in the same location, or there may be need to stoop regularly or move/lift light material or equipment, typically less than 8 pounds.

Job Environment

Typically in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise, and fumes that cause noticeable discomfort or a moderate risk of accident or illness.

Job Hazards

There is regular exposure to conditions which are unpredictable or uncertain and which result in risk of personal injury.

Job Pressures

Must meet many, simultaneous demands for important decisions/actions and face some confrontations or other unpleasant situations and demands for results. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Role Definition/Director

# of Direct Reports/ 7

# of Indirect Reports/ 150

All applications must be submitted by Friday, February 7, 2020.

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