The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (“AGFC”) announces an open search for the prestigious position of Executive Director (“Director”). The Director is the Chief Executive Officer for the overall direction and daily operation of the AGFC in the implementation and regulation of Commission policies and directives. We seek a well-rounded individual with demonstrated skills in leading a complex organization, including management of infrastructure, daily operations, human resources, educational outreach, and political interactions with stake holders (the public, the state and the federal government).
Appointment to and service in the Director position is at the pleasure of the eight-member Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Director is authorized the use of an Agency-owned vehicle and various expense allowances; participates in the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System; and is eligible for state employee benefits of sick, annual, and holiday leave, as well as life and health insurance and other optional benefits. The AGFC Headquarters is in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Minimum qualifications for this position are a baccalaureate degree with significant experience in the management and operation of a public regulatory or conservation agency, or similar organization.