WISCONSIN AIRPORT MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION (WAMA) EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - Ever dreamed of working at an airport? Enjoy working in a fast paced, ever changing environment? Now is your chance to join airport executives from across the state of WI in a quest to grow our airports, increase our airports economic output, and better support our local communities. The Wisconsin Airport Management Association (WAMA) is seeking an energetic, business professional to serve as the Executive Director to lead the organization and help us reach the following organizational goals: Promote safety, economic value, and public benefit at ALL of the airports in the State of Wisconsin; Educate the aviation community with information that may be helpful to the future of aviation; Educate local and regional governments of the economic value of aviation within Wisconsin; Seek and exchange information between other aviation professionals who may have experiences and insights that can benefit each other; Investigate, study, discuss, recommend, and promote improvement in the aviation system to airport operators, Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics, FAA and legislators; Develop working cooperation between Government, business, and aviation entities; Promote the education and participation of young people in aviation.
WAMA is Wisconsin’s only airport management focused organization and has set the following as priorities: Advancing our legislative agenda in support of our industry; providing a platform where management can address concerns affecting aviation through meetings, correspondence and conferences; and grow our organization through membership and other industry organization participation. The Executive Director is responsible for the guiding the WAMA Board to achieve these priorities through the overall administration of the WAMA organization. The Executive Director may assign or delegate duties or responsibilities with prior approval of the WAMA Board.
The Executive Director’s status shall be that of an Independent Contractor and shall not be considered an employee of WAMA for any purpose. It is anticipated that the position will require about 500 hours per year and it is generally agreed and acknowledged that the timing of the services to be performed by the Executive Director are generally within the Executive Director’s control subject to being available on reasonable notice to participate in WAMA’s meetings. The contract amount will be negotiated with the successful candidate but is not expected to exceed that of a part-time Independent Contractor. The full position description is available here WAMA Executive Director Position Description 3-26-20.pdf. Interested persons should submit a Cover Letter and Resume at http://joburl.ws/13517493 by April 30, 2020.