The South Jersey Port Corporation (SJPC), is seeking a qualified professional to fill the position of Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer. SJPC is an agency of the State of New Jersey which builds, maintains, and operates marine terminals in the South Jersey Port District to create economic opportunities and to enhance the region’s intermodal transportation system.
The Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the agency is responsible for directing all business with the objective of providing a maximum return on invested capital; establishing current and long-range objectives, plans and policies related to real estate and economic development programs, financing, port operations and public administration, subject to the oversight of the Board of Directors; and representing the agency with its major customers, financial community, the public and State officials. She or he will create an atmosphere and unified culture of leadership, innovation, and empowerment among the staff. Key to the CEO role is to oversee Sales & Marketing, External Affairs, Maintenance, and Port Operations, with an emphasis on customer relations and sales.
The essential nature of this position requires superior leadership skills with at least 10 years of increasingly responsible senior management experience in marine terminal and transportation administration or operations, including at least five years as a member of the top management staff at an agency of similar complexity.
A bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration or a related field is required. Experience may be used as a qualification in lieu of a degree where the candidate demonstrates at least twenty years in a similar management position.
With this position comes a competitive compensation commensurate with experience and education; and benefits program.
Must be a resident of the State of New Jersey per the “New Jersey First Act,” N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70) effective September 1, 2011. Must possess or be able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential from the Transportation Security Administration per 33CFR105 federal regulations. SJPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All resumes are due by June 5, 2019.
About South Jersey Port Corporation
The South Jersey Port Corporation (SJPC), an agency of the State of New Jersey, is a vibrant public enterprise with a network of tenants, private business, and public and private facilities that create a dynamic, powerful economic engine with benefit for the entire Southern New Jersey region. Today, the Port Corporation remains focused on the changing trends of the maritime industry, the needs of the Port District and its host communities…and a future that holds promise of accomplishments greater than those of the past three decades. The SJPC continues to strive to make the maximum impact it can achieve for the economy of the State of New Jersey. For this reason it is vital that the Port Corporation, in cooperation with the State of New Jersey, continue to realize the enhancement and expansion of intermodal marine facilities which have proven to create new jobs and foster vital economic impacts. As an agency that creates, develops, maintains and operates marine terminals, the SJPC is a port authority that is both a landlord and terminal operator.