Executive Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

  • The Mercer Group, Inc.
  • Montpelier, VT, USA
  • Nov 07, 2020
Full time Executive Government Management

Job Description

This is a unique opportunity to become Executive Director of a highly respected state municipal association located in the Green Mountains of Vermont. The VLCT Board of Directors is seeking a dynamic leader to assist the Board in developing and achieving its vision for the future of Vermont local government and the role VLCT will play in achieving that vision.

Founded in 1967, the Vermont League of Cities and Towns (VLCT) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that serves Vermont's municipalities and officials. VLCT employs a staff of 50 and has an annual operating budget of $6.6 million.  The League provides:

  • Educational workshops and consulting advice for municipal officials so that they can deliver excellent service to their communities;
  • Information for the public so that it can better understand local government;
  • Support for legislation that strengthens local government; and
  • Comprehensive insurance coverage for municipalities.

Requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in public administration, political science, association management or related field. A master’s degree or work on a comparable postgraduate degree is preferred. Ten years of association or municipal management as a chief executive officer or similar position is highly desired.

Anticipated start date by late March, 2021. For complete details and the informational brochure (when available): https://www.vlct.org/classifieds

VLCT offers a quality workplace located in downtown Montpelier and an excellent total compensation package. Confidential cover letters and resumes must be received via email at vlcted2020@gmail.com by Monday, 12/21/2020.

VLCT is an equal opportunity employer. VLCT strongly encourages people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ applicants, and people from other underrepresented groups to apply, recognizing and respecting that diverse perspectives and experiences are valuable to our team and essential to our work.