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Lincoln Trail ADD executive director

The Lincoln Trail Area Development District (LTADD), a multi-jurisdictional, planning and development agency, headquartered in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, is currently seeking applicants for the position of executive director. 

The Executive Director is responsible for the implementation and oversight of the programs of the LTADD under the direction of the Board of Directors.

Located in the heart of Kentucky and the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln, the LTADD is a collaboration of local leaders and staff members educating and empowering communities by implementing high quality services through specific areas of expertise in Aging and Independent Living, Community and Economic Development, Transportation Planning, and Workforce Development.  LTADD serves local governments and citizenry in Breckinridge, Grayson, Meade, Hardin, LaRue, Nelson, Marion and Washington counties.

The region is dynamic and growing, with an attractive mix of small urban and rural environments. Major economic impacts are occurring through Nucor Steel, BlueOvalSK, Fort Knox, and the bourbon industry.

The successful candidate must have administrative and supervisory abilities and demonstrate diplomacy and sound judgement. Candidate should have knowledge of the physical, economic and social aspects of the counties in the LTADD. The position requires the ability to work primarily with state government and 14 other Area Development Districts.

The candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in public administration, planning or related field with a Master’s degree preferred and/or relevant and necessary experience in public administration, planning, economic development or related fields. The position description can be viewed at

This position will require a criminal background check. Send cover letter, resume with three references and salary history via email to or by mail to George Spragens at P.O. Box 631, Lebanon, KY 40033. No phone calls, please. Deadline to apply is June 15, 2022.

Compensation for the position will be competitive, based on qualifications and experience.

The Lincoln Trail Area Development District is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers applications for all positions regardless of race, color, religion, creed, gender, nationality, age, disability, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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