Work with us!
Catamount Institute is seeking applicants for the Executive Director position.
Share your passion for the outdoors, bring in resources, and support an incredible staff.
We are seeking applicants
Join the team today!
This is a dynamic, fast-paced role that continues to evolve alongside our organization and team. No two days are alike, and the work ranges from the big picture to granular details.
This position is located in Colorado Springs, CO, and will office out of the Beidleman Environmental Center located at 740 W. Caramillo St., Colorado Springs, CO 80907
REPORTS: The Board of Directors
COMPENSATION: $70,000 – $85,000 annually depending on experience
- Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Leave
- Healthcare stipend
- Life Insurance (paid by org)
Proven experience in fundraising and development
Experience managing and motivating professional staff and volunteers
Excellent public speaking skills to articulate the work of Catamount Institute
Experience managing projects and budgets
Technical expertise with office computer applications
Ability to build relationships with a variety of constituents
Leadership & Administration
Provide leadership to the organization and work closely with the Board to maintain high performance standards
Oversee and implement policies needed to manage a nonprofit organization
With the Board, develop and implement a long-range strategy to guide the organization
Develop the organization as a learning community; keep abreast of trends in science and environmental education
Work with school districts to promote educational partnerships
Oversee job descriptions and evaluations for each staff member
Ensure programs goals and objectives are carried out with professionalism
Develop, oversee and implement annual fundraising plan and budget
Identify and cultivate individual donors, foundations and corporations identified in annual fundraising plan
Prepare proposals and final reports for grants
Oversee design and implementation of special appeals and events
Serve as primary spokesperson representing Catamount Institute within the community
Identify and participate in appropriate community initiatives and strategic partnerships
Manage internal and external communication and ensure the organization’s branding activities align with strategic objectives
Create annual budget with input from board and staff
Maintain strong financial management and accountability including monthly cash flow and appropriate controls and systems
Approve all financial disbursements
Review monthly financial statements with board and staff
Please email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com