AEOA is in search of an Executive Director.
The Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency (AEOA) seeks a vibrant forward looking leader committed to reducing
poverty and improving lives to serve as its next Executive Director. The Executive Director supervises eight directors
and the Executive Secretary, manages a budget of $34.6 million and oversees 350 employees and over a thousand

Bachelor’s degree plus five years’ experience managing a community-based nonprofit agency or directing and
administering social service and/or economic assistance programs required. Must have experience working with
governing boards, managing staff and a proven record that demonstrates excellent fiscal accountability. Qualified
candidates will be leaders with a commitment to serve and maximize the resources available to assist low-income

Salary range: $82,763 - $127,420 DOE/Q. Competitive benefits package. Qualified candidates submit your cover
letter and resume online at Interested applicants are strongly
encouraged to apply no later than October 30, 2015. For more information please contact Sharon Klumpp at or by calling 651.223.3053.

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Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency 

The Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency (AEOA) was incorporated in April, 1965, as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and established as a Community Action Program (CAP) for the northeast Minnesota counties of St. Louis, Lake, and Cook. Service delivery for some programs has extended to the four neighboring counties of Aitkin, Carlton, Itasca, and Koochiching.

Currently, AEOA employs more than 350 full- and part-time staff and utilizes more than a thousand volunteers divided among five major departments: Arrowhead Transit, Head Start, Housing, Employment and Training, and Senior Services. For more information on each department, click on the corresponding links in the menu to the Left.

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AEOA has completed the Community Needs Assessment for 2018.  Click here to see the results.


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