JOB: Mississippi Lottery Corporation position President

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MLC Board of Directors


The Board of Directors of the Mississippi Lottery Corporation invites applications for its President  position.  Reporting to the Board of Directors, the President oversees the operation and management of the business and affairs of the Corporation.  He/she provides leadership and guidance in developing, communicating and implementing the Corporation’s strategic plan and revenue-raising mission.  


Position Purpose:

The primary purpose for this position is to plan, direct and manage the day-to-day operations of the Mississippi Lottery Corporation (MLC) in accordance with the directives and duties authorized by the Board of Directors and as identified in the Alyce G. Clarke Mississippi Lottery Law (“the Act”) and the appropriate rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

 Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities:

 The following duties are normal for this job and should not be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned.

 Ensures that the lottery operates with integrity and for the public good, maximizing net lottery revenue for the benefit of the State while directing efforts to promote the responsible play of lottery games;

 Education and/or Experience:

 Bachelor's degree preferred. (MBA or equivalent a plus).

 Significant demonstrated executive management experience; or any combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Prior experience as a Lottery Director or a senior member of a lottery staff a plus. 

 Other Qualifications:

 Must be able to prioritize and meet numerous deadlines and have the confidence and professionalism to interact with and advise Board of Directors, the media, members of the legislature and other industry leaders. Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to lead and direct others. Must possess strong financial and management background, demonstrated leadership ability, excellent communication skills including presentation and public speaking skills, strategic planning skills and fiscal management skills.  Must be able to travel intra-state using company vehicle.   Must always maintain a valid Mississippi Driver’s License.

 Mississippi residency is required, but a non-resident applicant may move to Mississippi after selection.  Appointment is subject to approval by the Governor of Mississippi, pursuant to the Act.

 Work Environment:

 This job operates in a professional office environment.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and fax machines.  The noise level in the office is usually moderate.

 Special Application Instructions:

 E-mail resume and cover letter to the Corporation’s General Counsel, Balch & Bingham LLP at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


The Mississippi Lottery Corporation is a Drug Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the MLC may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the Human Resources Management staff.