Assistant Director of Aviation – CRP

Website The City of Corpus Christi

The City of Corpus Christi is seeking an Assistant Director of Aviation to coordinate Air Service Development, which is planning to grow commercial air services at the Corpus Christi International Airport (CRP). The purpose of this position is to grow air service, reduce enplanement leakage, address the need for more demand for new and expanded air services and any other projects that may increase air service at the Corpus Christi International Airport.

The Assistant Director serves in a senior leadership role to support the department Director through long term strategic planning and must display sound judgement in department programs and services.

The ideal Assistant Director candidate will be an accomplished professional with a depth, breadth, and diversity of experience in a public agency environment. The ideal candidate will bring a strong customer service and public service ethic, and exceptional interpersonal skills to build collaborative relationships and high performing teams. The City is seeking an individual who can skillfully and effectively manage and solve complex and adaptive problems to serve as a change agent, with the ability to consistently achieve results even under tough circumstances. The ideal candidate will be a resilient, self-aware individual who values differences and will create a work climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its goals and objectives.

Position Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Aviation Management, Public or Business Administration, or related field

Seven years of progressively responsible experience in aviation management

Certified Member of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) or IAP designation from Airports Council International (ACI) preferred

Salary & Compensation

The salary range for the Assistant Director of Aviation is $100,000 – $150,000 with an attractive benefits package. For instructions on how to apply, please click here to see the recruitment brochure, or visit the searches tab at

Filing Deadline: December 29, 2019

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