Albany, New York - Posted on: Wednesday 03/26/14


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The Executive Director acts as an organizational change agent demonstrating effective leadership; steering overall direction, philosophy, and improvement initiatives in conjunction with OGS executives and D&C directors. The Executive Director is responsible for:
- Planning, developing, and supervising the operations of the Business Unit;
- Representing the agency on task forces and making decisions and commitments on behalf of the Business Unit;
- Implementing effective processes for improvement of construction timeliness, cost containment, and product quality; and,
- Exhibiting a high degree of passion, integrity, hard work and professionalism in interacting with and leading members of the group as well as outside entities.


- A minimum of fifteen (15) years of significant operational and executive leadership in the areas of construction management and design. Leadership experience within an ISO certified organization a plus.

- Bachelor’s degree in a related field minimum; Master’s degree preferred.

- Well-organized, mission-focused leader who exhibits in their body of work a commitment to integrity and results-based performance.

- Demonstrated success in the transformational management of a large, diverse organization of practicing licensed professionals.

- Comfortable working in a rapidly changing, fast-paced environment; leading and proactively managing work streams.

- Demonstrate strong skill sets in the following areas: executive leadership, senior project management, negotiation, analytics, critical thinking, crisp verbal and written communication skills.

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Please send a cover letter, resume and narrative describing your experience aligned to the specifications of the position to:recruitmentandpublicservice@ogs.ny.gov