Kristen Schweitzer is leaving Village Connections for a job with the state of Ohio.

Schweitzer, executive director of the German Village nonprofit, will run the state's Senior Community Service Employment Program.

Schweitzer, 33, has been in the position with Village Connections for 2 1/2 years and will officially the day after Thanksgiving, which she will spend with members of the organization, she said. She starts her new job, which has an annual salary of $54,000, Nov. 26.

She made her announcement official Nov. 6 after she told members of Village Connections and its board of directors.

Village Connections on Monday, Nov. 12, is expected to send a request for resumes via social-media sites.

Kimberley Cowie, president of the Village Connections board of directors, said the window to submit applications for executive director will close around the first week of December, followed by two rounds of interviews and an offer made before Christmas.

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