We offer excellent employee benefits, such as low-cost health and dental insurance, and affordable dependent coverage. Other benefits include:
•12 paid holidays per year
•Earn up to 29 paid vacation days a year
•Earn 13 paid sick days a year
•Defined pension plan
•Vision insurance available
•Paid life insurance
•Flexible work schedule
•Telework may be available
•Short & long-term disability available
Internal Number: 61362
The Office of Aeronautics Director leads and manages the programs that support the statewide system of airports and general aviation services in Minnesota. The Aeronautics Office provides statewide services in the field of aviation that includes working with airports to develop projects, licensing and regulation enforcement, and innovation. The successful candidate will direct an annual budget of $32 million for Airport Development and Assistance and Aviation Support Services, manage distribution of $500 million in federal funds, and lead a team of 45 staff to promote aviation in Minnesota by developing aviation policies and procedures and implementing the Airport Development Plan, the State Aviation System Plan, and the Aviation Services Program.
MnDOT is seeking an experienced leader to oversee implementation of Aeronautics plans, programs, and projects. The director ensures all requirements of the statewide transportation plan for aviation programs are met and significant issues are communicated.
To minimally qualify, applicants must have five years of progressively responsible leadership experience, of which three are managerial in a transportation related field.
If you meet the above requirements and wish to be considered further in the selection process, you must provide a cover letter summarizing your experience in the areas listed below. Attach your cover letter AND resume to the online application.
Policymaking and Strategic Direction: experience developing and implementing transportation policies, rules, standards, and procedures.
Human Relations: experience building and maintaining effective working relationships with stakeholder groups, agencies, institutions, and organizations; experience building and managing high-performing teams and demonstrated ability to promote diversity and inclusion.
Fiscal Management: experience developing and managing large and complex budgets (e.g., multiple revenue streams, grants, revolving funds, and/or legislative appropriations) that demonstrates ability to ensure effective budget management and utilization, including effective use of different service delivery models.
At MnDOT, we are driven to find talented, innovative employees for Minnesota’s nationally recognized transportation system. We work to build the best team in the transportation industry to ensure that Minnesota thrives with a safe, sustainable and leading edge transportation system. You will be surrounded by a diverse community of experts, each driven by challenging work and motivated by the greater good. You will understand the impact of the work you are doing and be able to see the benefit you are providing to the citizens of Minnesota. You can set your sights high and use your strengths to grow within the organization. MnDOT offers superior health and retirement benefits as well as a solid commitment to work-life balance, which provides you the tools to thrive both at work and outside of work.