Chief Executive Officer

Copper Valley Telecom is the premier communications company offering a variety of services in the Prince William Sound & Copper River Basin regions of Alaska.

The responsibilities of this position include directing the overall operations of the company and positioning the company both strategically and tactically in the evolving broadband paradigm.

Additionally, this position will be responsible for interfacing with all external stakeholders either directly or through subordinate managers. This CEO position is the main interface with the Board of Directors.

This position is based in Valdez, AK and is open until filled.

General Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of rural broadband industry
  • Knowledge of practices and procedures utilized in successful rural broadband companies or an equivalent entity
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and supervisory skills
  • Ability to interact successfully and consistently with members of the cooperative and public, management, and other employees

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Prior experience as a rural broadband senior executive
  • Familiarity with state and federal regulatory processes
  • Familiarity with climate and geography of Alaska

Minimum Education Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, public administration, engineering, or associated field of study required
  • Five years in a supervisory capacity

An equivalent combination of college study and experience may also be accepted.

Copper Valley Telecom offers competitive salaries and outstanding benefit packages. CVT is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

Send resume with cover letter to:

GVNW Consulting
Attention: Jeffry H. Smith
P.O. Box 2330
Tualatin, OR 97062
jsmith@gvnw.com