Division Manager - Airport Administration

Recruitment #19-3426a-001


The Division Manager - Airport Administration prepares and administers the operating and capital budget for the department. The incumbent prepares and administers the airline rates and changes as well as the airline settlements. The incumbent establishes work priorities for staff within the division. The incumbent can recommend the rewarding, discipline and adjustment of grievances of subordinates.

Incumbent participates with top department and City management in establishing goals and general parameters to monitor and measure performance standards of the department’s day-to-day operations. This position works with other department personnel to ensure conformance with departments policies and procedures and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regulations/orders. The Division Manager - Airport Administration acts as a liaison and coordinates with various entities including FAA, TSA, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), County and State Agencies, airline and airport tenants and other City departments.

The Division Manager - Airport Administration is responsible for all pertinent administrative and fiscal responsibilities associated with programs and services within the department such as purchase order submission, contracts and invoices, supply ordering, revenue expense tracking and information on the cost center. The incumbent assists with the financial arrangements for lease negotiations to ensure levels of revenue are sufficient to meet expenses and service debts. The Division Manager - Airport Administration manages the flow of statistical data relative to personnel and revenue collection to ensure records and timely revenue collection.

The incumbent oversees the administration of grants. The incumbent oversees the development of the department’s annual budget, monitors all phases of the budget and works closely with the Departments of Finance and Procurement, Management & Budget to facilitate harmonious working relationships among staff and create opportunities for creative problem solving. Participates in capital planning as it relates to how changes will impact the departments’ budget. 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Airport Management or related field, with coursework in the fields on Accounting, Business Law, Statistics and General Management is required.  

A Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) is preferred. Certified Public Accountant Certification (CPA) is preferred.  

Five (5) years of experience increasingly responsible work at a management level in an accounting or financial career field, with at least two (2) years in a supervisory role.


Resume, cover letter specifically addressing how your experience relates to the qualifications and duties required for this position, copy of college transcripts, diploma(s) and driver’s license should be provided.  

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled, however first consideration will be given to resumes received by August 2, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.  A complete position description may be obtained from the Human Resources Office, City Hall, 101 W. Third Street, Room 346, P.O. Box 22, Dayton, Ohio 45401-0022.  

Final permanent appointment is contingent up the applicant passing a job-related medical examination, background investigation, and providing documentary evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity required by the Immigration and Nationality Act. 


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