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 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.

Contact Information

Printed courtesy of – Contact the Hartselle Area Chamber of Commerce for more information.
P.O. Box 817, Hartselle, AL 35640 – (256) 773-4370 –