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Executive Director
The Metro Flood Diversion Authority

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The Metro Flood Diversion Authority

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Job Location:
Fargo, ND, United States
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Metro Flood Diversion Authority -  Fargo, North Dakota 

Executive Director 
Annual salary range: Negotiable and Competitive 
Application deadline: Open until filled. The first review of resumes will take place on Friday, May 19, 2017. 

Lead a $2.2 Billion Construction Project 

The Metro Flood Diversion Authority is seeking an innovative, dynamic leader committed to bringing a major P3 project, to build and operate a flood diversion channel, to completion. The Fargo-Moorhead Metro Area Flood Control Diversion Project is a 20,000 cubic feet per second, 36-mile long, 1,500-foot wide diversion channel that features a 32,500 acre upstream storage area to stage floodwater entering the project. 

The ideal candidate is an accomplished, visionary, strategic leader who ideally possesses executive-level leadership and project management experience with P3 or other significant public flood control construction projects; understanding of complex project finance, budget and programming procedures; a track record of ‘getting things done’ under sometimes challenging circumstances; advanced written and verbal communication skills; the ability to translate strategic plans into detailed goals and objectives; proven problem-solving skills and an already recognized level of credibility; and, the interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence and political astuteness necessary to build and maintain relationships with the Board, external partners, and community. 

A Bachelor’s degree and 15+ years of experience at an equal or prerequisite level for the responsibilities and duties of the position are expected. A PMP Certificate and/or registration as a Professional Engineer, MBA/MPA or other business background is preferred, but not required. 

To be considered, submit your resume (including months and years of employment) with cover letter, current salary and six work-related references (including a range of direct reports, peers, and supervisors) via electronic submission to: resumes@cps.ca.gov 

For further information contact: 
Pam Derby 
CPS HR Consulting
Ph: 916.471.3126 

To view an online brochure for this position visit: www.cpshr.us/search 
Metro Flood Diversion Authority website: www.fmdiversion.com 

The Metro Flood Diversion Authority is an equal opportunity employer.



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