Job Details

Executive Director
Santa Rosa Island Authority, FL
Job Description

Santa Rosa Island Authority
Pensacola Beach, Florida
Executive Director

The Santa Rosa Island Authority (SRIA) was created in 1947 to ensure that the 8.2-mile-long, 1,474-acre Pensacola Beach is developed and maintained to serve Escambia County residents and visitors. SRIA manages all land on Pensacola Beach and has developed it into a financially self-sufficient recreation resource and has promoted it as a popular tourist destination. Sixty percent (60%) of the island is public use; forty percent (40%) is residential or commercial use. SRIA’s permanent population is approximately 2,000.

The SRIA is governed by a six-member policy Board. Five are appointed by the Escambia County Board of Commissioners and one is elected by Island residents. The Board appoints an Executive Director to manage SRIA’s day-to-day operations, affairs and to serve as a liaison with outside agencies. SRIA’s 2020 budget is $5.8 million. There are 12 employees who work in the following functional units: Administration and Leasing, Environmental and Developmental services, Finance and Accounting, and Human Resources and Events.

The Executive Director position requires the equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, marketing, public relations or related field, at least 4-years’ experience in management and operations of a public or private community to include at least two years of administrative/supervisory experience. The ideal candidate will have experience working with a policy board, have firsthand knowledge of the functional areas listed above and the financial vision, skill, and ability to successfully manage a non-tax supported public agency. Excellent benefits to include health insurance, vehicle allowance and Florida State Retirement. Beginning salary negotiable. For more information about the Santa Rosa Island Authority visit .

If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please submit your resume immediately to Robert E. Slavin, President; SLAVIN MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS; 3040 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite A1; Norcross, Georgia 30071; Phone: (770) 449-4656; Fax: (770) 416-0848; E-mail:

Note: Under Florida Law, resumes are public documents and will be provided to the media upon request. Please call prior to submitting your resume if confidentiality is important to you.


Job Details
Job Function:
Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
Position Type:
Full Time
No preference
Santa Rosa Island Authority
1 Via DE Luna DR
Pensacola Beach, FL 32561-2088
United States
Population: 2,000

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