The Regional Income Tax Agency (R.I.T.A.) is seeking an Executive Director. R.I.T.A. is a statewide municipal tax agency that collects and distributes income taxes on behalf of 215 member municipalities located in 62 counties throughout the State of Ohio. R.I.T.A. also administers municipal taxes for thirteen joint economic development districts, one joint economic development zone and one enterprise zone. The Executive Director is appointed by and reports to a nine-member Board of Trustees comprised of elected public officials and government administrators from R.I.T.A. municipalities. The Executive Director is responsible for personnel and operations of the agency, overseeing a workforce of 174 FTEs and administering a 2013 Operating Budget of approximately $19 million. The Executive Director also serves as a high profile public advocate for R.I.T.A., interacting with elected officials and representatives from municipalities of all sizes throughout Ohio. Technical experience in tax policy, administration/collection or municipal finance is preferred but well-developed leadership skills and managerial ability are also very important in this position. The ideal candidate should possess at least five (5) years of professional executive-level management experience within a high performing public or private sector organization. A four year degree is required, preferably in finance, business or public administration, accounting or a related field. A Masterís Degree in Business or Public Administration is preferred and a CPA or J.D. degree is considered a plus. Salary range is $139,048 - $206,856 with an attractive benefit package. Resume deadline is January 21, 2013. Brochure available at: www.mercergroupinc.com To be considered, please submit electronically a cover letter, resume and salary history to: Clark Wurzberger, The Mercer Group, Inc., P.O. Box 546, Weimar, CA 95736; Email: cwurzberger@mercergroupinc.com; Phone: (530) 637-4559 (Pacific Time). R.I.T.A. is committed to workforce diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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