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, Do not contact the ABC Central PA office. Inquiries and submissions will not be accepted at that location.