SVCA is seeking a dynamic leader to be their General Manager. The Sudden Valley Community Association (SVCA) is a sustainable and collaborative community where natural beauty, recreation, and civic engagement create a strong sense of belonging for its diverse membership. The Association’s mission is to foster a livable and inclusive community through exceptional service, transparency, and responsible stewardship of its shared resources.
The General Manager works in partnership with the Management Team, ensuring collaboration and cooperation between all aspects of the Association. The SVCA General Manager is responsible for implementing the decisions, strategies, and policies of the Board of Directors. The General Manager shall be responsible for executing Board-approved Capital Improvement Projects and prepares the annual budget with the Accounting Manager and Board Treasurer.
The General Manager leads and supports a staff of 31 full-time employees and up to 40 part-time and seasonal staff and has a strong background in managing and empowering employees and believes in supporting the professional development, growth, and retention of staff. The General Manager represents SVCA in a professional manner and always acts in the community’s best interest. The General Manager is responsible for all Association public relations, engages the community in the affairs of the Association, and keeps the community informed through multiple communication channels.
The General Manager easily identifies trends and problems hindering progress and develops and implements best practices to drive necessary change. Bringing a sense of calm and stability, the successful candidate has a strong history of developing effective relationships and partners with the Board of Directors to provide sound advice and guidance when needed. The ideal candidate has excellent financial acumen with a strong commitment to financial sustainability and management. The successful candidate develops strategy, sets goals, and provides clear expectations while holding the staff accountable.
Compensation and Benefits
The General Manager contract is at the discretion of the Board of Directors with an expected hiring range of $125,000 – $160,000 and will depend on the qualifications of the selected candidate. Sudden Valley Community Association also offers a comprehensive benefits package.
How to Apply
Applications will be accepted electronically at raftelis.recruiterbox.com. Applicants complete a brief online form and are prompted to provide a cover letter and resume. Open until filled with first review of applications October 11, 2021.
Ten years of professional experience with municipal or large-scale association management is required. Leadership and management experience are essential, as is prior experience working with a Board of Directors or Council. A strong understanding of budgets and financial management is required. Strong business acumen with demonstrated change management and customer service is essential.
A master’s degree in public administration, planning, business administration, engineering, or similar professional development training with an emphasis on leadership skills is desired. A bachelor’s degree in a related field is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience enabling the incumbent to perform the essential functions of the position will be considered.
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