SVP, Chief Infrastructure Officer

The Rhode Island Airport Corporation

The Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) is seeking a Senior Vice President, Chief Infrastructure Officer. The Chief Infrastructure Officer leads a team of professionals responsible for the planning and development of infrastructure projects for Rhode Island Airport Corporation to include Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport as well as the 5 general aviation airports. The Chief Infrastructure Officer will lead the Engineering, Planning, Environmental and Information Technology activities through a team of subordinate managers. As a member of the leadership team, this position is a strategic partner with internal and external stakeholders to include the FAA, consultants, contractors and DBE community. He or she will determine strategic initiatives, goals and objectives within the department, as well as provide technical vision, planning, review and oversight of information technology projects.

RIAC owns and operations 6 airports: Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport (PVD); Block Island State Airport; North Central State Airport; Quonset State Airport; Newport State Airport; and Westerly State Airport.

Position Preferences:

He or she will have a 4-year degree in engineering or a related field and either have Professional Engineer (P.E.) designation or the ability to obtain licensure in Rhode Island within a year of employment. He or she will also have at least ten (10) years airport planning and development experience at a medium or large hub airport, with at least five (5) years management experience. A.A.E. accreditation from the American Association of Aviation Executives is preferred.

Compensation & Benefits

The salary range for this position is $225,000 – $240,000 and is accompanied by a generous compensation and benefits package. Relocation assistance is available.

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Filing Deadline: February 20, 2022

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