Job Description: 

Pueblo Diversified Industries is seeking a visionary President and Chief Executive Officer (President) to direct and oversee all facets of our $7M nonprofit operation, and to serve as our ambassador to the greater Pueblo, Colorado community.  The President manages and directs the organization toward its primary objectives, as defined by its status as a Colorado Nonprofit Corporation and as directed by its Board of Directors by performing essential duties and responsibilities personally or through subordinate managers.   

Areas of Responsibility

In addition to the overall service delivery to individuals with disabilities, other responsibilities include: 

Managing the daily operation of the main facility, residential services, host homes and local, state and federal business contracts through PDI’s management team.

Establishing current and long‐range goals, objectives, plans and policies subject to approval by the Board of Directors.

Reviewing operating results to pre-established organizational objectives and taking steps to ensure that appropriate measures are taken to address and correct unsatisfactory results.

Planning and directing all investigations and negotiations pertaining to mergers, joint ventures, the acquisition of businesses or the sale of major assets with the approval of the Board of Directors.

Establishing and maintaining an effective system of communication throughout PDI.

Representing PDI with its major customers, stakeholders, the financial community and the overall community.

Managing corporate security and the integrity of company-wide systems.

Implementing effective corporate marketing, public relations and fundraising strategies.

Facilitating a process of continuous improvement across the organization.

Ensuring adequate staffing across all program‐related and corporate functions.

Providing direction and authorization to carry out major plans and operations consistent with established practices, with Board approval.

Directly managing the adequacy and soundness of PDI’s financial structure, and directing the responsible use of assets in day‐to‐day business and long‐term plans and projects.

Ensuring that PDI has the required insurance, security and protections, that all certifications, accreditations are maintained in a timely manner, and that all legal and compliance‐related issues are addressed and resolved in a timely manner.

  • The qualified President and Chief Executive Officer has leadership experience and must have extensive experience with government contracting, Medicaid services and executive level financial operations.
  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience in non-profit management required.
  • The President must also be experienced in working with a volunteer Board of Directors and with a diverse staff and cl
  • Ten years’ senior level nonprofit organization management experience, with clear indication of increased and proven experience required.
  • Professional interpersonal skill level in working with and advocating for constituents with developmental disabilities.
  • Demonstrated professional integrity and fiduciary responsibility in managing organizational property and resources.
  • Skill in directing or managing multiple projects whether existing or in development while observing unique timeline requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and organize volunteers, events, philanthropy and fundraising.
  • Strong interpersonal skills in handling sensitive and confidential matters.
  • Knowledge and experience in successful government and business contracting.
  • Demonstrated ability to build successful, business and collaborative community relationships with appreciation for differences in organizational cultures.
  • Exceptional written and oral presentation skills; and the ability to convey organization’s mission and maintain effective communications internally and externally.
  • Knowledge of, and experience with nonprofit board development, leadership and retention.
  • Additionally, the successful candidate should have served at a high-level administrative position preferably in a nonprofit organization and possesses the high-performance attributes noted above

The compensation program for the CEO position is competitive within the nonprofit industry, with the salary depending upon experience level of the candidate. 

In addition, all full-time PDI employees are eligible for the following employee benefit programs including the following:

Insured employee benefits available on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment that include health/medical, long-term disability insurance, short-term disability insurance and term life insurance.  

Optional insurance benefits include dental coverage, vision insurance, accident insurance, illness insurance, additional short-term disability insurance and voluntary group term life insurance.

Employee Assistance Program

Paid Time Off (PTO) Program

Paid holidays

401(k) Program with employer match

Pueblo Athletic Club membership

How To Apply

Application deadline:  Tuesday, September 5, 2016


Interested candidates should submit the following:

  1. Your professional resume,
  2. A cover letter explaining your interest in the position,
  3. Your compensation history and expectations for this position, and;
  4. Your availability to interview during the last two weeks of October 2017. 


Please submit these to our Recruitment Services Consultant via email to:  


Please place “PDI CEO – MSEC 17-08” in the subject line of your email.   Or, you may send in hard copy to:

            Mark Spiroff, Senior Consultant

            Mountain States Employer’s Council

            1799 Pennsylvania Street

            Denver, CO  80201-0539


Please note the finalist candidate must pass a thorough pre-employment background check and drug screen. 


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:


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