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  • Director of Administration

    Job Description

    North Central Alabama Regional Council of Governments

    Position Available

    Director of Administration and Finance

    The North Central Alabama Regional Council of Governments (NARCOG) is seeking a Director of

    Administration and Finance. The position will be located at the Council’s central office in Decatur,


    The Area

    The area served by the Council covers three counties in north central Alabama. Those counties are

    Cullman County, Lawrence County and Morgan County. In addition to the three counties, there are 23

    municipalities within the region. The total population of the area is approximately 240,000 in a mix of

    rural and urban communities. Situated on the southerly bank of the Tennessee River, the area has

    ample opportunities for outdoor recreation. The employment base is largely industrial with the local

    economy having a strong agricultural component as well.

    The Agency

    The Department of Administration and Finance is a component of the North Central Alabama Regional

    Council of Governments. The Council is made up of a Board of Directors representing the local

    governments of the three-county region. The Council is staffed by a Department of Administration and

    Finance, which includes the chief executive officer and the chief financial officer, along with the Regional

    Planning Agency, the Regional Transit Agency, and the Area Agency on Aging. The functions of the

    Department of Administration and Finance include, but are not limited to, budget and finance,

    personnel management, insurance and risk management, maintenance and housekeeping, and general

    record keeping services for the Board of Directors.

    The Position

    The Director of Administration and Finance is responsible for directing the administrative services

    functions of NARCOG including all financial operations. The Director is responsible for a budget of

    approximately $7,500,000. There are 75 regular employees, 40 senior employees, and a variety of

    volunteers. The Director is expected to be creative and proactive in the expansion of services and funding.

    The Director must develop positive working relationships with political, governmental and community

    leadership throughout the region and with state and Federal agencies. The Director will be a member of

    NARCOG’s central management team. As such, the Director is expected to be a knowledgeable advocate

    for all NARCOG programs and services. The compensation package includes a starting salary of $62,513

    negotiable with benefits including medical insurance and retirement.

    To Apply

    To apply for this position, please submit a letter of interest along with your resume to

    narcog-jobs@adss.alabama.gov. The minimum requirements for this position include a bachelor’s degree

    in a course of study related to the field and five years of experience. Please include information regarding

    any licensure or certifications that may be applicable. Experience in public sector accounting is preferred.

    Applicants who do not have professional level experience in accounting and/or finance will not be

    considered. NARCOG is an equal opportunity employer.

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