The Lincoln Airport Authority is seeking a Director of Planning & Development to conceptualize, develop, implement and oversee all initiatives and activities regarding planning, engineering, environmental and developmental activities of the Authority. This includes development and oversight of the Airport Capital Improvement Program, management of multiple capital improvement projects, oversight of all facets of any federal or state grant process, administration of DBE programs and development of non-aeronautical land and facilities.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in architecture, engineering, business administration, management, planning or a related field and at least 6 years of airport experience, with at least 3 in a senior role at a US Airport with moderate air carrier service, dealing directly with issues related to planning and development. A Master’s Degree is preferred in engineering, planning, public administration or business administration OR advanced certification.
Posting Deadline: June 28, 2018.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in architecture, engineering, business administration, management, planning or a related field.
Master’s degree is preferred in engineering, planning, public administration or business administration OR advanced certification (P.E., A.A.E., etc.)
The ideal candidate will have at least 6 years of airport experience, with at least 3 in a senior role at a US Airport with moderate air carrier service, dealing directly with issues related to planning and development.
Preference given for 5 years’ experience in construction and the management of construction projects.
5 years’ experience working with FAA and other regulatory agencies.
Experience with grant programs and compliance (AIP, PFC’s, etc.) is preferred.
Additional Salary Information: The starting salary for the Director of Planning and Development is $90,000 - $110,000 with an attractive range of benefits.
About Lincoln Airport Authority
Lincoln Airport (LNK) is a joint public/military use airport owned by the Lincoln Airport Authority. It is served by Delta and United with service to Minneapolis, Chicago, Denver and Atlanta, In 2015, LNK saw over 326,000 passengers pass through the terminal, up 13% from 2014. LNK’s 84 employees oversee a budget for year 2017 that is almost $26 million with a capital budget of almost $7 million.
The 12,901 foot primary runway serves the Nebraska Air National Guard and wide-body charter flights for visiting sports teams. LNK is home to several FBOs, including Duncan Aviation, a large family-owned aircraft maintenance and refurbishing company employing over 1,300 people. Silverhawk Aviation supports the 180 based general aviation aircraft at LNK.
The Lincoln Airport Authority also operates a 1,000 acre industrial park located generally north and west of the Lincoln Airport.