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KEEP ARKANSAS BEAUTIFUL DIRECTOR

Date:  Feb 15, 2024
Req ID:  36643
Location: 

Little Rock, AR, US, 72206

Category:  DEPT OF PARKS AND TOURISM
Anticipated Starting Salary:  50,222

Director, Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission

Position #:       22091953

Salary:             $50,222

Grade:             GS09

Req:                36643

Location:         Keep Arkansas Beautiful, Little Rock, AR

 

Closing date:  Until Filled

 

Job Duties: This position is responsible for developing and administering all programs and projects of the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission to educate, encourage, and involve Arkansans in protecting and improving the state’s natural environment. Supervises a professional and administrative support staff by interviewing applicants, making hire or termination recommendations, training, assigning, and reviewing work, and evaluation the performance of incumbents. Creates and establishes projects and programs to educate and inspire improved environmental behaviors by Arkansans and promotes community environmental improvement. Develops Commission strategy and budget to meet objectives and provide for the Commission’s general management and operation. Administers the Keep America Beautiful system in Arkansas, managing activities to network communities and representing the state in national programs. Creates policies, procedures, and activities to accomplish legislative mandated objectives. Communicates mission objective information through publicity, promotion, media advertising, educational outlets, and public appearances. Develops statewide activities to implement and sustain community, government, and civic partnerships. Follows and supports state laws and agency policies and coordinate mission related activities with other appropriate agencies. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Applicants must meet or exceed the following qualifications: The formal educational equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business, natural science, marketing, communications, or a related field; plus, four years of experience in business management, project development, or a related field, including two years in a supervisory capacity.

 

We are an EOE/ADA/AA employer.  Minorities and women encouraged to apply.

 

 

 

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism and Keep Arkansas Beautiful.   To find out more about us, please visit us on the web: https://www.adpht.arkansas.gov 

                        https://www.keeparkansasbeautiful.com.

 

 

 



The Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism has three major divisions: Arkansas State Parks, Arkansas Heritage and Arkansas Tourism. Arkansas State Parks manages 52 state parks and promotes Arkansas as a tourist destination for people around the country. Arkansas Heritage preserves and promotes Arkansas’s natural and cultural history and heritage through four historic museums and four cultural preservation agencies. Arkansas Tourism improves the state’s economy by generating travel and enhancing the image of the state.

Position Information

Class Code: G167C

Grade: GS09

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $50,222.00 - $72,822.00

Summary

The Keep Arkansas Beautiful Director is responsible for developing and administering all programs and projects of the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission to educate, encourage, and involve Arkansans in protecting and improving the state’s natural environment. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

Functions

Supervises a professional and administrative support staff by interviewing applicants, making hire or termination recommendations, training, assigning and reviewing work, and evaluation the performance of incumbents. Creates and establishes projects and programs to educate and inspire improved environmental behaviors by Arkansans and promotes community environmental improvement. Develops Commission strategy and budget to meet objectives and provide for the Commission’s general management and operation. Administers the Keep America Beautiful system in Arkansas, managing activities to network communities and representing the state in national programs. Creates policies, procedures, and activities to accomplish legislative mandated objectives. Communicates mission objective information through publicity, promotion, media advertising, educational outlets, and public appearances. Develops statewide activities to implement and sustain community, government, and civic partnerships. Follows and supports state laws and agency policies and coordinate mission related activities with other appropriate agencies. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of general business management and operations. Knowledge of state, federal, and local government environmental laws and programs. Knowledge of computer programs and internet use. Knowledge of principles of marketing and advertising. Ability to plan, implement, and manage statewide programs involving the voluntary actions of citizens. Ability to form and sustain strategic alliances and partnerships. Ability to direct and supervise programs, personnel, and resources. Ability to communicate program and project goals orally and in writing. Ability to analyze and evaluate program effectiveness. Ability to research, prepare, and present program goals and objectives.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal educational equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business, natural sciences, marketing, communications, or a related field; plus four years of experience in business management, project development, or a related field, including two years in a supervisory capacity.

Licenses

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.


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