Chief Executive Officer

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Chief Executive Officer

OTZ Telephone Cooperative, located in Kotzebue, Alaska, is looking for a strong leader who can think and act strategically, as well as maintain a collaborative culture with staff and the cooperative service area.  A global perspective as well as experience in joint ventures and dealing with industry competition are key to this position. The successful candidate should have an entrepreneurial spirit and expertise in business development, community engagement, innovative spirit and competitive and technical issues affecting the telecommunications industry. 

A bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field is required, with 7- 10 years of progressive experience with at least five years at a management level, or equivalent.   The Cooperative has 3,000 residential and business customers, and 27 employees, as well as a wholly owned and member managed subsidiary, OTZ Telecommunications, LLC.

This is a perfect opportunity for a successful candidate to experience all that Alaska has to offer – hunting, fishing, camping, vast outdoor wilderness in a beautiful country side with great people and the diversity of the native Alaskan culture?  OTZ is located in Northwest Alaska where the vast wild country, coupled with a rich local culture, highlights the importance of the services OTZ Telephone Cooperative brings to its consumers.    


Find more information about OTZ:

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City of Kotzebue

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For more information and to apply please contact:

Jennifer Jushchuk

NTCA – OTZ Search

4121 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1000

Arlington, VA 22203

Fax - (703) 351-2183

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Job Location (City, State)
Kotzebue, Alaska
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