Salt Lake City


    Requisition ID
    Minimum Salary
    USD $45.63/Yr.
    Maximum Salary
    USD $95.83/Yr.
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
  • Overview


    Announcement: This position is open until filled. Application reviews will occur as needed at the discretion of the Department of Airports.  Applications received prior to review may be considered, contingent on qualifications.  This position is subject to close at any time without notification at the discretion of the Department of Airports.


    The Department of Airports is looking for a Director of Administration and Commerical Services to plan, organize, and direct specific administration functions for the department including real property management, commercial services programs, contracts and contracts administration, procurement, information technology management and safety/training programs.


    This is an appointed, at-will position without tenure and exempt from the career service system.


    Pay will be commensurate with experience. 


    • Directs administrative staff of the Department of Airport’s real property, contracts, administration, commercial/business, information technology, and safety/training programs.
    • Develops and directs policies and programs in connection with Airport commercial and business activities and functions. Ensures that real property and business developments are commercially viable and in the best interest of the public.
    • Directs the development, administration, and management of all Department of Airport-controlled real property. Establishes polices for tenant contracts and leases, and ensures contracts and leases are monitored and maintained.  Oversees planning and associated activities in connection with real property acquisition.  Ensures that programs for landlord/tenant matters are established and maintained.
    • Coordinates all departmental contact administration, to include professional services, construction, leasehold tenancy, and other contracts. Oversees all Request for Proposal (RFPs) and Request for Qualifications (RFQs) processes.  Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal contract requirements and public procurement processes.  Directs the preparation of contracts and leases.
    • Oversees the development of Airport commercial programs to ensure appropriate revenues and service levels. Negotiates and establishes business and commercial terms with existing and prospective tenants and other commercial providers.  Ensures that commercial and third-party concession and service programs are equitable and commercially viable for both the Department and the providers.
    • Oversees and directs departmental commercial liability programs, including coverage for third-party personal and real property claims. Develops policy for exposure reduction and claims management.
    • Oversees the Department of Airports’ information technology systems.
    • Directs the Airport safety and training programs. Develops policy in connection with safe working environment to include City, State, and Federal requirements. 
    • Advises the Airport Board, the Director of Airports and other division directors about   business and commercial matters. Provides special reports as necessary.
    • Prepares proposed operating budget for the Administration and Commercial Services Division.
    • Establishes and maintains productive working relationships, and serves as liaison with contractors, vendors, tenants, and the general public.
    • Performs other duties as necessary.


    • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field, and seven (7) years of increasingly responsible management experience in Airport administration. Related experience may be substituted for education on a year‑for‑year basis.
    • Thorough knowledge of principles of organization, management, public administration, real property management, and public policy.
    • Ability to prepare and analyze commercial programs and activities within an Airport environment.
    • Thorough knowledge of city, state, and federal laws, rules and regulations, and guidelines relating to civil airport real property practices.
    • Ability to establish effective working relationships with representatives of public and private agencies; Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with individuals of varied professional backgrounds.
    • Possession of a valid driver’s license or driving privilege card. 


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