To Apply
Submit in confidence, preferably by electronic submission, on or before the Friday, March 8, 2019 target date a cover letter, resume and 1- to 6- page writing sample to:
Alternatively, mail the above-cited application materials marked confidential to:

Walter Gunn, Chair
Executive Director Search Committee
Pioneer Valley Planning Commission
60 Congress Street, Floor 1
Springfield, Massachusetts 01104

Following the closing date, resumes will be reviewed according to the outlined position qualifications. The full Commission has authorized its nine member Executive Committee to coordinate and oversee the search process relying on the recommendations of a nine (9) member Search Committee (with 7 voting members)which will review applications and interview the most qualified candidates in confidence. The first round of interviews may be conducted via Skype, FaceTime, or preferably, in person. Based on this first round of interviews, a selection of finalists will be made followed by a second round of interviews to be conducted in person.

Following the second round of interviews, and completion of background checks, the Search Committee will advance at least two finalists to the full Commission accompanied by its recommendation. The Commission, following its vote on the recommendation of the Search Committee, will name the candidate to fill the Executive Director position and authorize the Executive Committee to enter into negotiations of employment. The starting date is negotiable but anticipated by early fall of 2019.

The Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC) is an EEO/AA employer


Pioneer Valley Planning Commission
60 Congress Street – Floor 1
Springfield, MA 01104
413 • 781• 6045