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Executive Director

Grand Futures Prevention Coalition (GFPC)

Executive Director Job Description

Position Status: Full-time, Regular, Exempt Employee

Position Location: Steamboat Springs, CO

Position Overview

Under the supervision of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for the coordination of community-based substance abuse prevention services across the tri-county region (Moffat, Routt, Grand) according to the established organizational strategic plan. Specifically, the Executive Director coordinates and manages grant activities, oversees and manages regional personnel, and provides overall support to the Coalition Board of Directors. The Executive Director collaborates with the Board of Directors and staff to fulfill the GFPC mission, vision, goals, and objectives. 

Position Responsibilities

Grant Management and Resource Development

  • Act as project director on Coalition-wide grants which include maintaining communication with grant contacts and evaluators and ensuring all reports, data, and information that are required by grant funding sources are accurate and on time.

  • Maintain a working budget for GFPC, which includes creating the next year's annual budget.

  • Review monthly budget with the Bookkeeper, Coalition Treasurer, and staff.

  • Manage Coalition non-profit status, IRS, audit, insurance, and other related information in collaboration with the bookkeeper, accountant, and Coalition Treasurer.

  • Act as designated signatory for all Coalition and as appropriate for all County grants.

  • Research and develop grant and fundraising opportunities for the Coalition, in collaboration with staff.

  • Provide oversight and final approval for all grant proposals and funding requests in collaboration with the Coalition Board Chair.

  • Maintain communication with all grant contacts and evaluators except where delegated to another staff member.

  • Complete grant specific tasks (e.g., evaluation, technology development).

  • Attend grant specific training, conferences, and workshops as required.

  • Prepare or provide oversight for all reports, data, and information which are required by grant funding sources.

  • Network, build relationships and serve as a liaison between GFPC and other local, state and national agencies and prevention project entities.

  • Serve as the media spokesperson for Coalition issues and support the county staff as they are the identified media spokespersons in their counties.

  • Ensure all activities designed to meet goals and objectives of grants are carried out according to specified timelines and budgets, designating duties as appropriate to county staff members.

  • Assist and provide support to Coalition Board of Directors, as needed.

Administrative/Personnel Management

  • Supervise the staff members in each county, which includes periodic county visits.

  • Provide support for staff members and Advisory Boards in each county for local programming, fundraising, and other items as needed.

  • Prepare and submit reports (including time sheets, vouchers, in kind expenses, volunteer hours, and daily work time logs) on time, including those for all self and direct reports.

  • Work with the Board Chair to schedule and create agendas for Coalition board meetings.

  • Establish agenda and conduct all staff calls/meetings and keep minutes of these calls/meetings on file.

  • Identify shared training needs and coordinate resulting training. 

  • Attend leadership development training as directed by the Coalition Board.


  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree and 2+ years of managerial experience. Master’s degree in related field a plus. 

  • Ability to use current technology in order to facilitate an adequate remote work environment.

  • Knowledge of office procedures and methods, office systems and record keeping.

  • Demonstrate refined communication skills.

  • Interpersonal skills necessary to work with and manage others.

  • Ability to establish priorities and work independently with little supervision.

  • Ability to meet deadlines and exhibit excellence in work. 

  • Demonstrate competency in agency and community partnerships skills to cultivate a commitment to outcomes among key stakeholders and the broader community.

  • Knowledge of needs assessment, logic model construction, selection and implementation of research based prevention interventions and staging intervention components.

  • Knowledge of effective prevention strategies to meet the needs of the target population.

  • Knowledge of process and outcome evaluation methods.

  • Knowledge and ability to successfully write grant applications, complete and submit reporting forms, and otherwise manage grant relations.

  • Skills to implement strategies with fidelity and to make needed adaptations.

  • Communication and data presentation skills to communicate effectively and regularly with key stakeholders about efforts of the Coalition in order to strengthen the prevention system and build capacity for its efforts. 

  • Ability to handle sensitive and private information with utmost confidentiality.

  • Ability to effectively collaborate with the Coalition Board of Directors and staff to accomplish organizational goals and objectives.

GFPC Mission

To prevent substance abuse among youth and young adults in Northwest Colorado.

Grand Futures Prevention Coalition is an equal opportunity employer.

 Grand: PO Box 557, Granby, CO 80446  || 970.887.9655

Routt: PO Box 774923, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477 || 970.879.6188   

Moffat: PO Box 1532, Craig CO 81626 || 970.824.5752


To apply, please send your resume and 3 references to coalitionboard@grandfutures.org.