total compensation package negotiable with competitive benefits
Telecommuting is allowed.
Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Deputy Director will be responsible for coordinating and developing operational function of the association as well as assisting the Executive Director in carrying out the goals of the Association.
Job Duties, include but are not limited to the following:
Takes a lead role with the Training and Professional Development program within WCHA, including developing conference, committee and meeting agendas and topics for the WCHA membership at association events.
Takes a lead role in topic development and securing expert presenters on topics, issues and programs provided at WCHA conferences and training events.
Takes a lead role in determining logistics for current and future WCHA events, including conference, committee and professional development venues.
Act as the “public facing” contact for WCHA in communications (phone and email communications) from the WCHA membership, Associate membership, industry partners and the public.
Assist the WCHA Board of Directors and Executive Director to meet the challenges associated with policy development, revision and implementation that best serves the interests of the entire membership.
Facilitate communication between WCHA and individual counties by attending district meetings and other association events, as assigned by the Executive Director.
Assist in development and implementation of programs and alternatives for capturing additional revenue for the association into the future.
Provide organization, assistance, and coordination of standing committees in adherence to association by-laws, including the stewardship of all organizational documentation.
Assists in mentoring to county highway departments related to operations and programs.
Provides administrative support for the association including, but not limited to:
Attend meetings as designated by the Executive Director.
Completes administrative coordination of standing committees to Executive Committee and Board of Directors including but not limited to agenda, minutes, and reports on training and professional development events.
Provide oral monthly reports on activities at WCHA Board of Directors meetings as requested.
Assist Executive Director with technical assistance to WCA Legislative Associates related to legislation and administrative rules that affect county highway departments.
Leads or Assists Executive Director with website and social media upkeep and content for members and non-members.
Work to achieve consistency between WCHA policy and WCA policy.
Provides association guidance and assistance to individual counties as needed for program development and success.
Carry out plans and policies authorized by the Board.
Provide technical and policy support for the Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and other WCHA committees as required.
Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field.
Provide support to the Executive Director as needed for all events.
Nothing in this job description limits WCHA management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Remote work is required (ability to connect to network from home); however, successful candidate will need to be available for events and meetings across the State of Wisconsin throughout the year
Good computer skills and competency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other technical proficiencies useful in an office environment
Proven customer service, office management, administrative, or assistant experience
Outstanding time management skills and ability to multitask and prioritize work
Tireless attention to detail and problem-solving skills
Wisconsin’s 72 counties play a significant role in our state’s transportation system. We are responsible for the construction and maintenance of the 19,700 mile County Trunk Highway System. We are also responsible for maintenance of the 11,800 mile State Trunk Highway System and Interstate System under the oversight of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.
The WCHA represents Wisconsin’s 72 County Highway and Public Works Departments and has been established as a not-for-profit corporation.