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The Southern Colorado AIDS Project

Executive Director 

Organization:     Southern Colorado Aids Project

Position:   Executive Director

Reports to: President, Board of Directors

Location:   Colorado Springs, Colorado

Start Date: June 2008

Salary Range:     $45,000+


The Opportunity

Southern Colorado Aids Project is seeking a full-time Executive Director to lead the Southern Colorado Aids Project (S-CAP).


Position Summary

S-CAP seeks a leader dedicated to HIV/AIDS care and prevention is his or her primary motivation.  This person must demonstrate ability to achieve desired results through a team-oriented approach appropriate for the organization.  This is a high-energy position, requiring a dynamic individual comfortable with working with a wide variety of community constituents and interests. The Executive Director must demonstrate experience in business management, business planning and financial management.  Candidates demonstrate the ability to successfully manage people and operations by leveraging team assets, delegating appropriately, and coaching/mentoring the professional team to achieve results. He or she understands how the nonprofit sector works and how to apply sound management principles to positively affect program growth and diversification, resource and financial management, administrative systems, governance and management.  This person must enjoy building enduring relationships, with a special focus on inclusivity, among a variety of constituents, including individuals, corporations, foundations, elected officials and government agencies.  A demonstrated track record illustrating both ability and desire to raise money for the programs and operations as well as capital projects are essential.  The Executive Director is ultimately responsible for the budget process of the organization.  It is understood that the responsibility for S-CAPís overall financial health is shared in partnership between the board and the senior staff.



Position Requirements:

The Executive Director reports to the President of the Board and provides leadership to meet immediate and strategic goals for S-CAPís current and future needs. The Executive Director will provide leadership and support to the Board members, committees, staff and other constituents in the achievement of the organizationís goals.

The ideal candidate will have aptitude in a grassroots, activist, entrepreneurial environment in the not-for-profit, for-profit, or government sectors. A bachelorís degree from a four-year college or university or year-for-year experience is preferred. 



Position Compensation:
Salary Range: $45,000+

To Apply:
Nominations and applications for this position will be accepted electronically through May 26, 2008.  Please send letter of interest and current resume to:



S-CAP Search Committee

c/o Maria Barsallo

10 Lake Circle

Colorado Springs, CO 80906


For more information, please contact: Search committee co-chairs: Maria Barsallo: [email protected] or Gary Archuleta: [email protected]


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