Posted: September 04, 2019
Location: Great Falls, Montana
Time Commitment: Full-time
The Executive Director of the LCTHF is the key leader, manager, and advisor to the Board of Directors of this national non-profit organization.
Independently oversees the operation of the headquarters office in Great Falls, Montana and supervises 1-2 staff, 1-2 contractors, and numerous volunteers who implement the organization’s primary programs and policies, including:
Acts as the business manager for the LCTHF and is independently responsible for the operational and managerial effectiveness of the headquarters staff, the overall program, and the development and execution of an annual budget in cooperation with the Board of Directors and the Finance Committee.
Provides leadership to grow membership and to unify the organization’s chapters and partners across the 4,900 mile long congressionally designated Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail route.
Serves as its primary point of contact with state and federal agencies, partners, non-profit and volunteer organizations associated with the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail (www.nps.gov/lecl) and the Partnership for the National Trails System (www.pnts.org).
Major Duties include: (Note: % represents the general time allocation anticipated by the Director but not the critical importance of each major duty.)
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job. Prospective candidates are expected to possess a significant number of these skills, knowledge, and abilities but no one is required or expected to possess all of them. Prospective candidates would be expected to acquire absent listed skills, knowledge, and abilities through on-thejob training once they become an employee of the Foundation.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is in a typical office environment, use of computers, for word processing and financial management (Microsoft Office and Quickbooks) and email communications are required. Occasional long distance travel to chapter, partnership, agency, and Board meetings is required and may include evening meetings. Occasional field trips involving walking in natural settings or boating on rivers is part of the job.
Full time salaried position. Wage: In the $50,000 range commensurate with experience. Benefits: Paid vacation, sick leave, and contribution toward health insurance.
To view the full job description and complete list of SKA’s; see the full job description at http://www.lewisandclark.org/jobs/index.php
For Further Information Call Lou Ritten, President at (708) 354-7778 or Margaret Gorski, HR committee Chair, at 406-552-2072.