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Over the last 65 years, The Arc of Colorado has grown from a small movement focused on access to services for children and adults to a statewide network of 15 chapters directed by 3,500 members. Our mission is to provide leadership opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to achieve their goals by influencing public policy, promoting integration through public awareness and community engagement, and showcasing best practices of the chapter network. We accomplish this mission by amplifying the voice of individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families, focusing our legislative and policy efforts on high impact efforts, leveraging the power of our Arc chapters, and working in collaboration with national, state, and local organizations sharing the same values. The Arc of Colorado is a membership organization governed by a voluntary board of directors. Members are parents, family members, persons with disabilities, professionals, and interested citizens.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director manages and directs the day to day activities of the organization. Representing the agency in all dealings with other organizations, individuals, and the general public, the Executive Director acts as the lead liaison to all Arc of Colorado affiliates, as well as all federal, state, and regional agencies influence supports and services for persons with diverse disabilities. As the organization’s chief advocate, the Executive Director is ultimately responsible for implementing The Arc of Colorado Strategic Plan and Policy Agenda.
Leadership, Advocacy, and Public Policy
Board Relations and Communications
Arc Chapter Relations
Public Relations and Communications
Professional Qualifications and Personal Attributes
Education and Experience Requirements
The salary range for this position is $120,000 to $140,000. The organization offers a competitive benefits package, including participation in an employer-sponsored health insurance plan, employer-paid life insurance, a retirement plan with employer matching donations, dental insurance, a generous Paid Time Off package, employer paid cell phone, employer paid parking, and other benefits.
Statement of Non-Discrimination
The Arc of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Institution and EEO/Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence through diversity. Employment offers are made on the basis of qualifications and without regard to race, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability, or age.
The search for the Executive Director of the Arc of Colorado is being conducted by The Moran Company. Questions about the position can be directed to Mike English, The Moran Company; mike (at) morancompany.com.
To apply for this position, submit cover letter and resume to Mike English through the secure application portal. The Moran Company. Resume should include all professional education and experience, dates of employment (month and year) and position/title and organization names. APPLY NOW
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