Job Description: 

The Executive Director (ED) leads and manages Historic Routt County (HRC) by adhering to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors. The ED implements the overall strategic and operational responsibility for HRC’s staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission while developing HRC’s preservation opportunities, procedures, core programs, and sustainable business plan.

The ED advocates Historic Preservation in Routt County “by connecting yesterday’s places with tomorrow.” To ensure HRC’s long term viability, the ED enriches HRC’s current partnerships and pursues new partnerships and funding opportunities. The ED coordinates grants for future projects, manages current preservation projects, and directs HRC’s finances and obligations.

Areas of Responsibility

The ED implements the overall strategic and operational responsibility for HRC’s staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission while developing HRC’s preservation opportunities, procedures, core programs, and sustainable business plan.

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Leadership experience with non-profit or volunteer organizations and have experience with grant writing, fiscal management, human resource management, public relations and knowledge of current challenges and opportunities in historic preservation

Compensation/Benefits

The starting salary and benefits for the Executive Director position are negotiable based on experience.

How To Apply

Application packages should include the following information:

A cover letter minimally addressing the following: Your familiarity with rural areas and rural historic preservation; Your experience with business, grant, volunteer, board, staff, and project management; Your vision for solidifying and expanding on Historic Routt County’s current programs and projects; and why you are the best person to lead our organization into the future.

Resume or CV, including education.

Submit application packages should be in one of the following formats (.docx, or .pdf) and emailed to president@historicrouttcounty.org

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