SBA eNewsletter - April 21, 2021 - SAV Director of Operations Recruitment
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  • Executive Search: SBA has been retained to conduct an executive recruitment for the senior leadership position of Director of Operations at the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport.

Executive Recruitment:
Director of Operations

Steven Baldwin Associates has been retained to conduct a confidential, national recruitment for the senior level position of Director of Operations at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV), an award-winning airport in one of the nation's most coveted locations.

The Position: Director of Operations

  • Offering an exciting, collegial, and family-welcoming working environment, SAV is seeking an experienced Director of Operations who can manage the department of operations (including employee management and supervision, budget development, on-boarding, and training) and who is motivated to shape the future of the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport. SAV is seeking a professional who shares a passion for providing a safe, secure, and efficient facility and for providing air service that promotes the economic development of the Airport and the region. This is an ideal opportunity for a highly motivated and results-oriented individual who possesses in-depth knowledge in the theories, principles, practices, and techniques related to airport operations, safety, and security and who will work toward the Airport’s strategic vision.

For more information on the opportunity and the experience and qualities desired in the candidate, as well as additional details about the Airport and the larger community, please click the link below:

SAV has seen record-setting growth and expansion of service over the last several years and has been named to several recent “best of” lists for U.S. airports and cities. In 2020, SAV was named the No. 1 of the Top 10 Best Airports by Condé Nast’s "Reader’s Choice Awards." SAV was also ranked as the No. 6 Airport in the United States according to the Travel + Leisure’s coveted "World’s Best Awards." In addition to SAV’s accolades, Hilton Head Island was named Best Island in the U.S. by Condé Nast’s “Reader’s Choice Awards” for 2019. Hilton Head Island is a magical place, with one of the Top 10 family beaches in the U.S., an array of world-class golf courses, and abundant natural beauty.

Into this dynamic, exciting environment, SAV is searching for a Director of Operations to join their team. Find out more about this exciting position by downloading the solicitation brochure

If interested, please contact Steven Baldwin Associates directly at for additional information about this position.  

For details about our executive recruitment and HR services, please visit our website here or give SBA a call at (518) 478-6321 ext. 101.

SBA Core Services: Your Competitive Edge

Effective airport management consulting involves blending policy, management, and technical expertise as well as assisting clients with a variety of ever-changing needs in a dynamic and competitive marketplace. 

Our Services

SBA provides strategic planning, analysis, and  review; financial analysis; executive recruitment and HR support services; and management and policy support to airport managers and policy-makers.

The professionals at our firm have over a century of combined aviation experience and are known for providing the highest quality of management and airport advisory services available in the industry. Our staff have dedicated their entire careers to the effective and efficient management of airports, both through hands-on airport senior management positions and through consulting assignments at more than 100 airports throughout North America, from large commercial hubs to general aviation enterprises.

Increase Your Competitive Edge

Since 2011, we have been delivering aviation solutions to help make your operations safer, more efficient, and more cost effective — solutions which help you:

  • expand and increase revenue sources,
  • be more cost competitive,
  • employ best practices and increase operational excellence,
  • improve customer satisfaction, and
  • recruit and retain the highest caliber employees.

Our strategic, management, and financial services include:

  • governance and organizational review/analysis,
  • revenue optimization,
  • economic development,
  • extension of staff services, including executive recruitment and compensation reviews,
  • additional HR support services, including placing temporary onsite staff,
  • tenant negotiations,
  • FBO contract review and negotiation assistance,
  • RFP development and solicitation,
  • and much more.

Our expanded human resource services, include: 

  • organizational assessment & design,
  • performance management,
  • compensation & salary studies,
  • succession planning,
  • leadership & staff coaching, and
  • executive recruitment and temporary placements.

Call us today at (518) 478-6321 ext. 101 or email us at to see how we can support your strategic and operational management needs.

To learn more about our work and how we can support your airport, please visit our website at:  Thank you for your interest and support. 

About Steven Baldwin Associates
Steven Baldwin Associates focuses solely on airport management consulting for airport operators, owners, and policy makers. As a leader in developing best practices in contemporary airport management, the professionals at SBA have decades of hands-on experience running airports and consulting for them. For more information, contact us at (518) 478-6321 ext. 101 or, or visit our website at
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