Executive Director

Mo-Kan Regional Council, St. Joseph, Missouri – the six-county bi-state regional planning commission in Northwest Missouri and Eastern Kansas - is seeking an Executive Director.  The Executive Director is the chief administrative officer of the organization and reports to a Board of Directors comprising local elected officials and appointed representatives.  Mo-Kan is an EDA-designated Economic Development District; a primary planning partner in Missouri’s Statewide Transportation Planning Framework; and, the key community & economic development planning agency for the region. Other council programs include: SBA small business loan programs, GIS mapping services, workforce development, and grant administration of other state/federal/not-for-profit programs and projects.

Candidates should have familiarity in the program areas listed above and should have knowledge of the organization of local governments and federal nonprofit regulations.  Must demonstrate strong administrative, communication and marketing skills and show past successes in working with state and/or federal agencies.  This position requires frequent attendance at evening meetings, monthly travel to Jefferson City, and occasional travel out-of-state.

A Bachelor’s Degree in planning, public administration or related field is required.  See below for  a full job description. To be considered for the position, please submit a resume with three professional-related references, salary history/requirement, by November 1, 2019 to:

                                                Gary Miller, Fiscal Officer

                                                Mo-Kan Regional Council

                                                224 North 7th Street

                                                St. Joseph, MO 64501

                                                (816) 233-3144


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Fiscal Officer

Position is reportable to the Executive Director and responsible for agency fiscal management, including payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and overall fund management.  Position also includes human resource management, including employee benefits management and personnel file maintenance.  Grants management is a secondary responsibility of the position.  Please click on the link below for the full job description. Submit cover letter and resume to 

Fiscal Officer - job description, 12-2018

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