The Airport Director for MidAmerica St. Louis Airport oversees the day-to-day operations of the Airport and develops and oversees the Airport’s business development, marketing, communications, finances, strategic planning, budget, capital projects, and air service development. The Director must have operations experience and expertise to make sound decisions guaranteeing the safe and efficient daily operation of the Airport. The Director must be able to effectively capitalize on the Airport’s opportunities to expand while ensuring accountability to the public.
The Director must have appropriate degrees and certifications, senior management experience relevant to an airport operation, superior communication skills, and the ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders. The Director must work hand-in-hand with the US Air Force, a joint tenant on the field at Scott Air Force Base.
Salary commensurate with experience; County benefits. Resumes must be submitted by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org by 4 pm central time on December 2, 2019.
Minimum Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university, with major coursework in aviation management, business administration, or a related field. An advanced degree in a related field is preferred.
Minimum five years of professional experience in aviation management or airport/airfield operations and management, including at least three years of administrative/supervisory responsibility.
Experience working with US military leadership, either as a member of the military, a civilian service employee, an employee of a joint-use airport, or other similar experience.
Experience in the development of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Department of Transportation (DOT) grant applications for airfield and airport funding.
Experience in working with a state department of transportation.
Experience in business development, including, but not limited to, air service development, air cargo development, and other business development activities.
Additional Salary Information: Full slate of County benefits available with position.
About MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (BLV)
MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (BLV) is located in Illinois, in the eastern portion of the St. Louis metropolitan area. MidAmerica is a Joint Use Airport partnering with Scott Air Force Base, the home to U.S. Transportation Command, a multi-service organization and Air Mobility Command, the USAF’s component command for airlift. MidAmerica and the 375th Air Mobility Wing operate Scott AFB/MidAmerica St. Louis Airport. The predominant air carrier serving MidAmerica is Allegiant. To learn more about the airport, visit www.flymidamerica.com.