ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS - Northern California chapter OFFICE

Position Title:  Chapter President
Location:             Livermore, CA
Responsible to: Chair of the Board
Supervises:  All chapter staff and all contracted service providers  
Status:  Exempt

 

TO APPLY: Please submit cover letter including salary expectations and resume to [email protected]

Basic Function

The President & CEO will help lead ABC Livermore to be the most powerful pro‐business, pro‐free enterprise advocate for the construction industry, and lead the association to consistently deliver value to its members and the construction industry. The ABC NorCal includes a: Construction Industry Association, Apprenticeship Trust Funds and Benefit Trust Fund.  ABC NorCal’s Territory covers 48 of the 58 counties in CA.

Responsibilities Include:

The President & CEO is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of the association. This includes ongoing assessment of the current political and market climate as well as assessing member needs.  Program development to meet these needs will be conducted in a strategic manner.

Ideal Experience

  • Passion for the free enterprise system and merit shop philosophy.
  • Experience in leadership, management, and decision‐making with direct accountability for results at the executive level, with a budget and staff of comparable size and complexity to that of ABC NorCal.
  • Experience leading a not-for-profit trade association.
  • Proven ability to build and foster positive relationships and create a broad network both internally with the members and externally with the community.
  • Experience building consensus among disparate groups and volunteer leaders with varied and often competing interests.
  • Experience in engaging, delegating, and motivating both staff and volunteers in the execution and implementation of association plans, activities, and events.
  • Experience serving as a politically savvy face and voice of an industry or group at the state or national level
  • Prior experience as a skilled and strategic spokesperson and advocate on public policy issues and with the media.
  • While experience in the commercial construction industry is not a requirement, knowledge of, or the ability to quickly become substantively credible on, the commercial construction industry and the issues affecting it is important.

The above information has been designated to indicate the general nature and scope of work performed by employees within the classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.