Grand Futures Prevention Coalition (GFPC)

Executive Director Job Description

Position Status: Full-time, Regular, Exempt Employee

Position Location: Steamboat Springs, Granby or Craig, CO


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 County Directors to fulfill the GFPC mission, vision, goals and objectives.


Grant Management and Resource Development

  • Act as project director on Coalition-wide grants which includes maintaining communication with grant contacts and evaluators and ensuring all reports, data and information that is required by grant funding sources is 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 other County Directors.

  • Organize Coalition non-profit status, IRS, audit, insurance and other related information in collaboration with the bookkeeper 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 County Directors.

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

  • Maintain communication with all grant contacts and evaluators except where designation is made to another County Director.

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

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

  • Prepare or provide oversight for all reports, data and information which is 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 media spokesperson for Tri-County Coalition issues and support the County Directors 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 Directors. and

  • Assist and provide support to Tri-County Coalition Chair and Coalition Board of Directors, as needed.

Administrative/Personnel Management

  • Supervise and manage the County Directors, which includes County visits and holding County office hours, i.e. having a physical presence in each community.

  • Provide support for County Directors and Advisory Boards 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 Tri-County 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.

  • Annually attend a leadership development training.


  • 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 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 at all times.

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


To apply, please send resume, cover letter and 3 references to


Grand Futures Prevention Coalition is an equal opportunity employer

GFPC Mission

To create and support healthy, positive lifestyle choices as alternatives to substance abuse for our youth and in our community.