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The State College Borough Water Authority is accepting applications for a new Executive Director


 The State College Borough Water Authority is seeking a new Executive Director.  The position is responsible for all aspects of operations, maintenance, finance, planning and administration of the water system that serves State College Borough and portions of five Centre Region municipalities.  The Executive Director reports to a seven-member appointed Water Authority board. The system consists of 14,500 service connections serving about 75,000 people with water from seven well fields, a reservoir and a water treatment plant.  The average daily water use is five million gallons.  There are 37 employees and an annual budget of approximately $7.6 million. The successful candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in business, engineering or a related technical field with eight years of progressive water system management experience.  The Authority offers a competitive salary and benefits package.  It is highly desirable that the successful candidate live within the service area and must have, or obtain, a PA Water Works Operators Class A license.  The successful candidate will be expected to start work by August 1, 2018.

Applicants should, by April 13, 2018, submit a resume, list of references and cover letter with strengths, qualifications and limitations, to State College Borough Water Authority, ATTN: Mrs. Susan Runk, 1201 West Branch Road, State College, PA 16801.  The information may be sent via e-mail to  For additional information see the Water Authority’s website or call 814-238-6766.

The Water Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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