Program Manager * Roaring Fork Valley Wildfire Collaborative
Company: The Aspen Institute
Posted on: March 11, 2023
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Roaring Fork Valley Wildfire Collaborative (RFVWC) is a group of stakeholders within the Roaring Fork Valley in Colorado working together to help mitigate wildfire threats through collaboration and partnerships. The Collaborative works in all aspects of mitigation planning, grants, stakeholder engagement, recovery, project guidance, and other areas within wildfire mitigation management. Stakeholders within the RFVWC include all Fire Agencies, Counties, and Municipalities within the Roaring Fork Valley, Federal and State partners, utilities partners, community leaders, wildlife experts, livestock managers, and leaders from various groups in ecosystem and watershed sustainability.
CORE FUNCTION: The Program Manager- Roaring Fork Valley Wildfire Collaborative, under the general supervision of the Assistant Director, Climate & Environment of the Aspen Institute's Energy & Environment Program, in close coordination with the Chair and other key leadership members of the RFVWC, will provide overall administrative, managerial, and fundraising support to the RFVWC. In doing so, the RFVWC Manager will play a vital role in the management and coordination of activities of the RFVWC, exercising strong critical thinking, organizational skills, and the ability to develop and maintain accurate records for programs and projects of the RFVWC. It is expected that the Program Manager- Roaring Fork Valley Wildfire Collaborative will complete all tasks assigned in a timely manner while maintaining deadlines.
Qualified candidates must demonstrate impeccable attention to detail, superior organizational skills, and exceptional verbal and written communication skills. In accordance with our Reimagining Work policy, the Program Manager must reside in Eagle, Garfield, Pitkin, or adjacent counties and should be willing to be in-person with colleagues a minimum of 40% of the time while having the flexibility to work remotely for the balance. In-person consists of meaningful connections with colleagues in an office, traveling to a different office or location to meet fellow staff members, at an Aspen event, at a meeting outside the office or other opportunities to meet in person with teammates and colleagues.
ANNUAL SALARY: $85,000-$100,000
LOCATION: Eagle, Garfield, Pitkin, or adjacent counties
Please note that this is a non-permanent position tied to the work of the RVFWC and is expected to last for a period of 12 months but may be extended beyond based on available funding.
The Program Manager- Roaring Fork Valley Wildfire Collaborative with supervision and direction of the Assistant Director, Climate & Environment, will:
Salary Range: $85,000-$100,000
Please note that this is a non-permanent position, for a period of 12-months, tied to the work of the Roaring Fork Valley Wildfire Collaborative but may be extended beyond based on available funding.
The Aspen Institute offers a generous benefits package including health, dental, vision, and prescription benefits, retirement benefits, and paid leave.
The Aspen Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all District and federal laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against.
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