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Posted January 30, 2018

Located just 40 minutes from downtown Cleveland, the Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) offers nonstop service to 12 destinations aboard America’s favorite airlines: Delta, American, United, and Spirit. Plus, CAK offers the lowest average fares in Northeast Ohio.

With an economic impact of more than half a billion dollars, CAK is one of the leading economic generators in the region. In addition to an impressive financial impact, the airport has contributed to and helped sustain more than 3,000 jobs in the Northeast Ohio region, including 48 positions under the airport authority.

An airport hyper-focused on unbeatable Customer experience, CAK is in the midst of wrapping up a 10-year, $118 million capital improvement plan including an enhanced ticket wing, redesigned parking, design of the start of a replacement concourse. Every move is thoughtfully designed to position the airport as a better way to go, and 1.2 million Customers would agree CAK continually reaches those standards.

CAK is currently seeking a President/CEO.

The President/CEO plans, develops, establishes, and oversees the airport in accordance with policies, goals, and objectives established by the Board of Trustees. The President/CEO is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the airport to ensure a safe, efficient and sustainable entity. The President/CEO directs and manages the financial, business, security, land, planning, construction, operations, marketing and related functions of the airport through the efficient management of airport departments and personnel (approximately 50 staff plus contracted services).

Essential Functions:

  • Communicates a vision for the airport and creates and implements all strategy to effectively execute the vision.
  • Develops the policies and goals for operations, personnel, financial performance, and growth of the airport ensuring long-term financial viability.
  • Responsible for the fiscal health of the organization.
  • Ensures that the airport is effectively operated in a safe and secure manner and in the best interest of the general public, and in accordance with all established rules, regulations and criteria of federal, state and local governments and other policies.
  • Directs the operations of the airport and manages compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensures the proper operation and maintenance of all Airport property and facilities including construction projects as well as systems for operations and security and the timely review of Airport certification and security manuals.
  • Serves as liaison between the airport and the community, builds relationships with peer organizations.
  • Responsible for all Airport Authority Board relations (meetings, official Board minutes and records, regular reports to the Board, etc.).
  • Provides leadership to develop a cohesive work team by creating a positive and collaborative work environment while fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion that reflects the airport’s values, encourages excellent performance and rewards productivity.


  • Bachelor degree in business, public administration, aviation management or other related field required, advanced degree / MBA preferred
  • 15 + years of experience in airport management with P&L responsibilities, additional experience in corporate management may also be considered
  • Results driven with excellent leadership / management skills and the ability to foster teamwork and cooperation, motivate and provide direction to employees
  • Crisis Management skills, demonstrates poise/maintains composure when in pressure or crisis situations
  • Proven track record of promoting and building a culture of superior customer service
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to present ideas and requirements clearly, logically and persuasively, orally and in writing, to policy and decision-making bodies, organizations, committees, and citizens

Preferred Experience / Knowledge:

  • Construction experience and the ability to manage construction projects
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification requirements, policies and procedures and regulations and requirements governing the use and operation of airports and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regulations and requirements governing aviation security
  • Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations pertaining to airport ground and air operations

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to:


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