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PRESIDENT & CEO

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 8:46 AM
ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS - Oklahoma CHAPTER OFFICE

Position Title:  President & CEO
Location:             Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

The ABC Oklahoma Chapter represents more than 300 members involved in commercial, utility, industrial and institutional merit shop construction. This financially secure association covers the entire state of Oklahoma.

Position Description

The President & CEO works closely with a very active and engaged Board, assist in formulation and implementation of the strategic plan, provides staff management and leadership, implements Board of Directors’ policies, prepares the annual budget, and maintains ABC’s image as the spokesperson for the Merit Shop Construction Industry. The President & CEO has regular contact with the Chapter’s elected officers, Board of Directors and committee members on policy matters and other issues as appropriate, and maintains relationships with other associations, industry, and government officials to further the mission of the Chapter.

Qualifications

The successful candidate ideally has a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, 5-7 years of experience in a significant leadership role, and is knowledgeable of membership/ trade associations or nonprofit organizations. Familiarity with construction a plus. Must have proven track record in effective leadership, public affairs and association management. 

The Successful Candidate is also:              
  • an excellent communicator both verbally and in writing                
  • confident, professional, and possesses well-developed interpersonal skills and abilities                
  • skillful in budgeting and in methods of revenue production                
  • highly effective at managing and developing staff                  
  • able to engage, mentor and motivate volunteers     
  • a strategic thinker regarding areas for growth and development of opportunities for membership
  • resilient in the face of challenges and seeks innovative solutions to problems
To apply 

To apply, forward your resume with salary requirements in confidence to ceoposition@abcokla.org. Inquiries and submissions will not be accepted at that location.
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PRESIDENT

Thursday, April 13, 2017 12:22 PM
ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS - CENTRAL PEnnsylvania CHAPTER OFFICE

Position Title:  President 
Location:             Milesurg, Pennsylvania

ABC Central Pennsylvania is the voice for Merit Shop Construction in the mid-Keystone State region. Headquartered in Milesburg, just north of State College, the chapter is over 100 members strong and is located close to the epicenter of the thriving Marcellus Shale area. ABC Central PA members are involved in commercial, industrial, and institutional merit shop construction.

ABC Central PA is fiscally strong, owns its office building which includes a training center/conference room, has a strong board of fourteen members and a staff of three. Additionally, there are training offerings, an active Young Professionals group, and a construction workforce development initiative that includes close ties with Penn College of Technology and other institutions of Higher Education throughout the region.

The President works closely with the Board, assists in formulation and implementation of the strategic initiatives, provides staff management and leadership, implements Board of Directors’ policies, prepares the annual budget, and maintains ABC’s image as the spokesperson for the Merit Shop Construction Industry. The President will have primary responsibility for growing the Chapter membership and for leading the Chapter towards meeting its strategic goals. The President has regular contact with the Chapter’s elected officers, Board of Directors and committee members on policy matters and other issues as appropriate, and maintains relationships with other associations, industry, and government officials to further the mission of the Chapter.

The successful candidate ideally has a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, 5 – 7 years’ experience in a significant leadership role, and is knowledgeable of membership/trade associations or nonprofit organizations. Familiarity with construction, a plus. Must have proven track record in effective leadership, public affairs and Association management

The Successful Candidate is also:
  • a strong, effective leader
  • an excellent communicator both verbally and in writing
  • confident, professional, and possesses well-developed interpersonal skills and abilities
  • skillful in budgeting and in methods of revenue production
  • highly effective at managing and developing staff
  • able to engage, mentor and motivate volunteers
  • a strategic thinker regarding areas for growth and development of opportunities for membership
  • resilient in the face of challenges and seeks innovative solutions to problems
  • savvy regarding broadcast, print and social media
The Local Community

With a diverse economy and population, ABC Central PA is within easy driving distance of several of the major metropolitan areas of the Northeastern US. The region is a great place to live, work, play and raise a family. From museums to Division I college football, hiking trails to kayaking, amusement parks to wineries, the region has much to offer.

To Apply 

To apply, forward your resume with salary requirements in confidence by Friday, May 12 to:  Paul Tomczuk, Attention ABC President Position, paul@rhmarcon.com. Do not contact the ABC Central PA office. Inquiries and submissions will not be accepted at that location.
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President

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 9:49 AM
ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS - rhode island CHAPTER OFFICE

Position Title:  President 
Location: Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Associated Builders and Contractors of Rhode Island (ABC Rhode Island Chapter) is looking for its next President, to lead the staff and motivate volunteers. 

We’re looking for a president who can see the changes and challenges in business and who gets excited about helping others succeed through safety, education, government and labor relations advocacy – an individual with strong social and professional connections that come with prior association experience.  We seek a leader who will build on the solid foundation of the RI Chapter and carry it into the future. 

We seek a leader who believes in the Merit Shop philosophy as a core belief.  In spite of the challenges presented by the economic climate of Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts, until recently the Rhode Island Chapter had enjoyed growth in both membership and apprenticeship training.  Our new President will be tasked as a top priority with re-establishing that growth, while helping to identify and encourage new volunteer leaders to become involved.

Responsibilities and Authority 

Reporting to the Board, the President has primary authority in the following areas:
  • Be the chief executive officer of the organization, holding full P&L responsibility, due diligence for risk management, and overseeing all operations of the organization.  Currently, the office is staffed by a rotation of members of the Executive Committee of the Rhode Island Chapter.
  • Serve as the public face of the organization, promoting its vision and mission – especially the Merit Shop philosophy – within the construction community among other allied organizations, and by advocating at the local, state, and national levels.
  • Be a respected leader by maintaining our Chapter’s reputation and leadership role within the ABC National system.
  • Provide for the highest practical level of service to our membership through exceptional oversight of chapter programming.
  • Provide for the future of the chapter and the industry by anticipating member needs and leading the development of creative solutions.
  • Provide strategic development and guidance by the organization, including identification of key issues, leading solutions development, and providing for board and membership leadership development.
Qualifications

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate proven leadership and a track record of success in each of the following essential qualifications areas:
  • Minimum 5 years of association leadership or equivalent industry management experience (participation in leadership programs, such as Institute for Organization Management, is a plus).  
  • Experience in advocacy, lobbying, and government affairs.
  • Proven track record of membership development and retention.  
  • Minimum 5 years of experience leading staff.
  • Track record of success developing and leading member-driven initiatives.   
  • Proven track record of success developing and leading member-driven initiatives.  
  • Proven ability to develop and spearhead strategy.     
  • Strong belief in open competition and free market solutions.   
  • Experience in the non-residential construction industry.
Salary commensurate with experience, plus benefits package and additional incentive compensation.

TO APPLY

Please send resume, letter of interest and references to admin@abcri.org no later than Friday, May 12. 

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President & CEO

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 10:32 AM
ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS - NEW HAMPSHIRE/VERMONT CHAPTER OFFICE

Position Title:  President & CEO
Location: Concord, New Hampshire

TO APPLY
Please submit resume, with cover letter detailing qualifications for position, to the current Chapter President, Mark Holden, at mholden@abcnhvt.org, indicating “ABC President/CEO” in the subject line.  Salary commensurate with experience.

JOB OVERVIEW
Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing nearly 21,000 members of chapters serving all fifty states. ABC promotes the “merit shop” approach to construction, which advocates for selection of contractors based solely on merit rather than labor affiliation.  The New Hampshire/Vermont chapter, based in Concord, New Hampshire, currently has over 225 members, including contractors and other professionals serving the construction industry.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The New Hampshire/Vermont chapter of ABC is seeking a full-time, salaried Chapter President/Chief Executive Officer. The President/CEO is generally responsible for the administration and oversight of all chapter operations.    

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the day-to-day duties of the President/CEO include setting and managing organizational objectives; budgeting; event planning; overseeing education, training and safety programs; staff oversight and management; keeping abreast of political and legislative developments; membership development, growth and retention; public relations; fundraising; and strategic planning.  The President/CEO leads the chapter staff in maintaining a high level of service for all members.  The ideal candidate will have experience in achieving organizational goals, financial management, public speaking and engaging volunteer members in association activities.  

This posting is intended to describe generally the nature of the work required of the Chapter President/CEO.  It is not intended as an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities that the position entails.  This posting will not create or form the basis of an employment contract, either express or implied, nor will it create any legal rights or guarantee employment or terms of employment to any individual.   

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent. Experience in the non-profit sector. Construction industry knowledge and experience.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF POSITION
The physical demands of this position are those typically associated with a modern office environment, with substantial personal interaction.  The position requires significant travel both locally and regionally, as well as occasional travel to attend national meetings and conferences.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
ABC is an equal opportunity employer.  ABC does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ancestry, color, national origin, religious or political affiliation, personal appearance, marital status, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military/veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal or state law.

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Safety Director

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 11:02 AM
Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) of Mississippi, one of the nation’s premier commercial construction associations, has a rewarding and industry-leading career opportunity in Jackson, MS for the position for Safety Director. The Safety Director will lead the safety and risk management initiatives for the Association and serve as the primary safety resource between ABC and Member companies who are responsible for over hundreds of millions of dollars in commercial construction projects in Mississippi and throughout the country every year.

Key Responsibilities
  • Accountable for the strategic and operational delivery of ABC safety services to members including job-site visits, training, and OSHA representation.
  • Key conduit and support of relationships between ABC and OSHA and other public entities on safety issues that impact members and the commercial construction industry, serving as an advocate to represent the best interests of the Association and its member companies.
  • Leads and facilitates member participation in the Safety Committee and identifies ways to transfer knowledge and industry best practices to ABC member companies.
  • Assist member companies in resolving OSHA violations or other site-specific safety issues.
  • Analyzes safety metrics to develop Association safety and risk management initiatives and training for member companies.
  • Supports increased member company participation in national ABC safety initiatives and annual award programs.
  • Serve on various boards and committees to further promote ABC’s region’s safety reputation.
  • Champions and models new, proactive safety and risk management thinking when interacting with members and the industry at-large.
  • Establish and continually review safety goals, philosophy, programs and policies. Revise and develop new policies and procedures as required.
  • Promote ABC Mississippi toolbox talk program to the membership
  • Teach OSHA 10 and 30 hour, Fall Protection, Scaffolding, Trenching, Haz Com GHS, Aerial and Forklift Train the Trainer Courses
  • Develop and administer marketing plan to promote ABC Mississippi safety services.
  • Oversee STEP Awards programs and promotion
  • Oversee online safety course program
  • Develop and implement a safety audit program, including fee schedule
  • Conduct on-site safety audits with one-time, quarterly and yearly options
  • Design parameters, including fees, for customized safety services for members
Qualifications
  • College degree (preferably in Safety Management, Occupational Safety or HSE) OR equivalent work experience.
  • 10-15 years of progressive safety experience in commercial construction industry and innovative safety program development.
  • Certified Safety Professional certification preferred.
  • Expertise in OSHA Standards for Construction, as well as other pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations.
  • Expert knowledge of industry best practices, including OSHA, ANSI, NIOSH, NEC, NFPA and related organizations
  • Knowledge of Mississippi Workers Compensation Laws
  • Exceptional interpersonal and writing skills with requisite knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

HOW TO APPLY

ABC Mississippi is the construction association representing commercial contractors throughout Mississippi. If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit resume with salary expectation to lee@abcmississippi.org. No phone calls and/or telephone or email inquiries. Only qualified individuals being considered will be contacted for an interview. Read the rest of entry »

Business Development Manager

Thursday, March 19, 2015 1:11 PM
Careers at ABC
At ABC NorCal, we are passionate about what we do. We believe that the work of our employees directly influences our members’ success and reputation, as well as, our association’s future prosperity. 
As an ABC NorCal team member, you’ll work in an environment that values communication, critical thinking, collaboration, the ability to problem solve and most of all, a passion to support our members and better our industry. 

Position Title: Business Development Manager 
Reports To: Deputy Executive Director Position 
Classification: Full time, exempt position 
Location/Duration/Hours/Other Details: This position is located in Livermore with frequent travel throughout a Northern California sales territory.
Hours: M-F, 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Evening and weekend hours as needed. 
Salary: Depends on experience. Base compensation + commission 

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