Chief Executive Officer
Champaign County Regional Planning Commission
The Champaign County Regional Planning Commission seeks an experienced administrative
professional to join its team. The Regional Planning Commission is a multi-faceted government
agency with an annual budget of $23 million incorporating over 100 different federal, state, and
local grants and contracts and a staff of 220 positions in 11 facilities in East Central Illinois. The
CEO reports directly to and receives policy direction from the Regional Planning Commission.
The CEO oversees program execution in the areas of regional, environmental and urban and
regional planning; economic, community and workforce development; social services; early
childhood education; and technical assistance to member communities. The CEO is responsible
for establishing major programmatic and financial objectives, developing multi-year strategies
for growth and providing strategic direction and support to the Regional Planning Commission.
The CEO must be conversant with the public sector legal and regulatory environment, grant and
contract administration, and must have the professional capability to assess financial and
community impacts and to effectively communicate options and prepare recommendations for
commission and funding agency decision makers.
It is preferred that the successful candidate will have an advanced degree in public or business
administration, public policy, urban and regional planning, or related field and at least seven
years of progressively relevant experience with proven capabilities in the management of a
complex public sector organization; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
The successful candidate will possess exceptional leadership, team building, human relations,
communication, and analytical skills; experience in developing and implementing financially
sustainable organizational strategies; experience with unionized organizations, and a deep
commitment to public service.
Salary is competitive commensurate with experience and includes a comprehensive fringe
benefits package. The current salary minimum range to mid-range is $110,200 to $137,750.
A complete description of the position is available at: www.ccrpc.org
Competitive benefit package includes: health insurance, dental insurance, vision, life insurance,
Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and on-line application to:
For full consideration, applications must be received by Friday, May 20, 2016
Champaign County Regional Planning Commission is an EEO/AA/ADA employer.