Executive Director Job Announcement






The West Virginia Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board is a state regulatory agency comprised of nine Board members. The mission of the Appraiser Board is to protect the public interest by assuring that all consumers of real estate appraisal services receive such services from appraisers who are fully qualified in accordance with both Federal and State law and appraisal management companies who are registered and in compliance with State law.




The executive director plans and directs all aspects of the operations of the Board and assures that the activities of the board are in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws. The executive director also assists in developing rules and regulations and performs related work as required.  Examples of duties include the following:


·          Responsible for overall policy, operational planning, directing and coordination for maximizing the potential and financial soundness of the board.

·         Develops administrative policies and procedures for the board.

·         Develops and analyzes proposed legislation affecting the board; maintains effective liaison with legislative officials

·         Monitors and evaluates Appraisal Foundation and/or Appraisal Subcommittee programs, implementing any changes mandated for compliance.

·         Prepares and executes the board’s budget; supervises fiscal accounting functions to assure proper allocation and accountability for expenditure of revenues.

·         Acts as the board liaison with appraisers, answering questions concerning USPAP and/or West Virginia laws, rules and regulations

·         Acts as the board’s liaison with the public, answering questions concerning possible complaints and outlines the procedures for filing and resolving the complaint.

Knowledge, skills and abilities


·         Knowledge of the rules, regulations, policies and objectives of the board.

·         Knowledge of the rules, regulations and policies of the Appraisal Foundation and Appraisal Subcommittee

·         Knowledge of the principles of public and governmental administration

·         Knowledge of computer and software programs and ability to learn and navigate programs and systems mandated by state government.



Minimum Qualifications


Graduation from a four year college or university, or in lieu of, five (5) years of full-time paid experience, two (2) of which must have been in an administrative or executive capacity.


Preferred Qualifications


A Master’s degree in business, education, public administration, real estate and/or related advanced degree from an accredited college or university is preferred, as well as supervisory and fiscal management experience.


Salary and Benefits


Salary is commensurate with education and experience.




Applications should be submitted, by email only, to Jennifer Akers, Assistant Attorney General, at Jennifer.K.Akers@wvago.gov. Please be aware your resume and cover letter will be made public record. The application deadline is June 15, end of business, Eastern Time. We are not responsible for late receipt or missing applications.


Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

West Virginia Real Estate Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This board does not and will not discriminate in employment and personnel practices based on race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items. 

Contact Information

Jennifer Akers Jennifer.K.Akers@wvago.gov