Plans, organizes, administers, executes, and champions all operational and developmental phases of Gary/Chicago International Airport (GYY). Under the general policy direction of AvPORTS, this position leads, plans, oversees, implements, manages and directs all Activities of the Airport, in accordance with FAA, TSA, and other applicable federal, state and local government regulatory requirements. Responsibilities include supervising the overall Airport operation and various division managers to manage and direct the financial, development, land, business, security, construction and related functions of the Airport. The incumbent is accountable for accomplishing Airport planning and operational goals and objectives, and for furthering the Authority’s goals and objectives within general policy guidelines.
Four-year degree preferably in Airport Management, Business Administration, Real Estate or related field.
At least seven (7) years of experience in senior airport management or equivalent in the aviation or related field.
Through in-house training, must be able to qualify for the following: performance of airport related first aid, snow removal techniques, and operation of snow removal equipment.
Demonstrated supervisory, management, leadership, and administrative capabilities.
Ability to cultivate strong relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders of the Airport.
Ability to analyze and effectively report on operating conditions and problems, and to recommend and/or implement appropriate solutions.
Possesses an extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of modern airport and business management acquired through verifiable and successful work experience and education.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience.