Employment Opportunities

Listed below are current employment opportunities with Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. If you are interested in one of these positions, please download an application, fill out and email to retailmgr@glencanyonnha.org or deliver to the Association offices at 32 North 10th Avenue, Suite 201, Page, AZ. Applications are available at the Carl Hayden Visitor Center in Page, Arizona or contact us for more information 928.640.3900.
Glen Canyon Natural History Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Expires June 30th

Position: Executive Director
Location: Page, AZ
Position Type: Salaried full time
Salary & Benefits:  negotiable
Job Description: See below
Position Qualifications: See below
To apply: Please send cover letter and resume by email only to employment@glencanyonnha.org


Job Description

The Executive Director is a full-time position reporting to the Board of Directors and specifically to the Board President and Executive Committee. The Executive Director manages the professional staff, currently consisting of a Retail Manager, Tour Supervisors, Program Coordinator, Administrative Support Staff, and Bookkeeper. The Executive Director is responsible for overall organizational management, including strategic and policy planning and development, board relations, staff management/development, outreach and education, financial management, and fund development and donor relations. Together with the Board, the Exec Dir provides vision and leadership for the organization. The position requires knowledge of public lands cooperating association principles, functions and systems, as well as ingenuity and leadership skills. Duties of this position include:


Retail Sales. Work with Retail Manager to ensure retail product meets scope of sales in accordance with BLM and NPS interpretive missions. Provide guidance in product development and retail operations.

Community Outreach and Education.  Working with staff, Board, volunteers and/others, oversee and coordinate outreach to federal agency partners, organizational partners, local and state governments, the media, and the public at large.

Fundraising and Donor Relations.  With the Board, meet with, oversee, and maintain relations with donors and major donors.  Work with staff to maintain complete records of all donation activities. In conjunction with the Board, initiate, develop and implement fundraising strategies and coordinate fundraising events.

Legal Compliance.  Oversee and ensure compliance with state and federal non-profit corporation requirements, including 501(C)(3) issues.  Ensure required returns and reports are filed and taxes are paid when due. Observe by-laws and alert the Board when changes may be necessary. Be familiar with Cooperating Association Standards and Practices and ensure compliance.

Financial Management.  Working with the bookkeeper, prepare annual budget for Board approval and monitor activities to meet the budget. Coordinate financial audits and work with CPA to file Form 990. Assure compliance with fund restrictions, interest allocation and finance policies. Develop and monitor policies and procedures for finances. Work with bookkeeper to maintain complete records of all financial activities. Make regular financial reports to Board.

Board Relations and Development. Support board member recruitment and orientation, and provide ongoing education. Keep Board members informed of association activities on a regular basis and oversee association events, including an Annual Meeting. Schedule meetings and retreats and provide organizational support including coordinating communications among Board members, officers and Board committees.

Administration.  Recruit, hire and manage staff, serve as liaison between staff and Board, coordinate staff training and hiring within annual budget set by Board.

Strategic and Policy Planning and Development. Working with the board and staff, develop for board review and approval the annual work plan and budget as well as policies and procedures and work with board and staff to implement the plans and policies.


Position Qualifications

The following are preferred qualifications for the Executive Director:

  • A four-year degree from an accredited institution in a relevant field
  • At least 3 years experience managing and motivating professional staff and volunteers
  • Non-profit organization experience
  • Experience working collaboratively with and reporting to a Board of Directors
  • A passion for the natural environment and knowledge of environmental issues
  • Excellent writing and public speaking skills
  • Experience interacting with a variety of constituencies: Board, staff, members, donors, volunteers, federal, municipal and state officials, media, attorneys, and the general public Experience in fundraising and development
  • Experience with office computer applications
  • Experience managing projects and budgets