We’re hiring! Part-time Administrator

The Responsible Recreation Foundation has a rewarding, part-time job opportunity in the Denver Metro area for its Administrator position. The position provides all of the administrative and back-office support for the Foundation, its volunteer Board of Directors, and paid staff. This is an ideal position for a retired or other individual who is seeking supplemental income along with involvement in important educational programs, such as the award winning “Stay The Trail” program, that targets Off-Highway Vehicles (OHVs) and their owners who enjoy traveling on the roads and trails open to motorized recreation on public lands in Colorado. The average work week is 12–18 hours, with more occurring during the busy spring-to-fall field season. Hourly rate depends on qualifications and experience.


Interested applicants, please email a resume and cover letter by March 3rd to resumes@staythetrail.org and indicate “JO 002-2014″ in the subject line.

Compensation will depend on experience.  See link below for additional details.

2014 Admin Job Opening

PART-TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY

JOB TITLE: ADMINISTRATOR

JOB AVAILABILITY: OPEN

JOB OPENING: #002-2014

LOCATION: DENVER METRO, WORK FROM HOME

The Responsible Recreation Foundation has a rewarding, part-time job opportunity in the Denver Metro area for its Administrator position. The position provides all of the administrative and back-office support for the Foundation, its volunteer Board of Directors, and paid staff. This is an ideal position for a retired or other individual who is seeking supplemental income along with involvement in important educational programs, such as the award winning “Stay The Trail” program, that target Off-Highway Vehicles (OHVs) and their owners who enjoy travelling on the roads and trails open to motorized recreation on public lands in Colorado. The average work week is 12–18 hours, with more occurring during the busy spring-to-fall field season. Hourly rate depends on qualifications and experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. General - Oversee and administer the programs, projects, and day-to-day business of the Responsible Recreation Foundation

2. Grant Administration

a. Facilitate the Responsible Recreation Foundation’s involvement in projects and programs funded by external sponsors, including State OHV grants, BLM and USFS agreements, and other private grants

    1. Research grant opportunities, develop new proposals, write applications, and develop budgets and formatting of proposals to meet agency requirements, guidelines and match potential funding sources with the Responsible Recreation Foundation’s interests and mission.
    2. Make presentations

d. Provide administrative oversight, including negotiating the terms and conditions of awards and associated contracts, and monitor them for compliance with given standards and regulations. This includes drafting contracts, the submission of periodic documentation and required reports of expenditures and receipts, resolving problems and errors, tracking and documenting grant expenses, and closing out grants and submitting final reports,

3. Project Management

    1. Create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
    2. Identify resources needed and assign responsibilities
    3. Contract for outside services, and provide contract oversight.
    4. Monitor day-to-day activities of projects and scope
    5. Manage project budgets and track and report hours and expenses
    6. Ensure timely and accurate invoicing and monitor receivables for project
    7. Effectively communicate relevant project information to the Responsible Recreation Foundation’s Board of Directors
    8. Provide timely reports as required in grants and or contracts

4. Finance

a. Manage Responsible Recreation Foundation’s financial affairs.

b. Coordinate all banking activities with the contract bookkeeper, including the issuance of any payments required (one-time payments and payroll/other reoccurring charges inclusive), maintain logs related to grant expenditures, and ensure all entries are charged against correct accounts/classes.

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5. Insurance

a. Vehicle insurance

b. Renew vehicle licenses and registrations (including OHV registrations)

c. Directors & Officers policy

d. Workers Compensation

6. Operational Requirements and Certifications

a. Responsible for annual filings with various governmental agencies.

7. Meetings & Reporting:

a. Attend regularly scheduled Responsible Recreation Foundation monthly and annual meetings, as well as ad-hoc meetings as required.

b. Attend periodic meetings with various State, Federal and other associated agencies and groups. Provide periodic status reports, Monthly financial report, Time sheets and State, federal, and private entity grant and other reports as required

8. Miscellaneous

    1. Assist with other tasks and projects in support of the Responsible Recreation Foundation Board of Directors

b. Monitor relevant phone, mail and email correspondence and assist with the timely response.

Desired Credentials and Experience:

1) Time Management: Self-motivated & Task oriented

2) Grant Administration

a. Familiarity with programs and processes of primary state and federal granting agencies as well as corporate and private sponsors.

b. Skill in program development and implementation; including developing project budgets and providing guidance in project management.

c. Familiarity with federal and state regulatory and compliance issues affecting off-highway vehicles.

d. Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

e. Ability to set priorities and to work comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.

3) Communication

a. Ability to effectively and comfortably speak and present to groups

b. Effectively communicate with land management agencies in multiple forums

c. Interact with the public in a friendly and non-confrontational manner

d. Must be able to write professionally and effectively in all media and with minimal errors

4) Computer knowledge

a. Microsoft Office suite, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word

b. Email, Internet, and other software

5) Knowledge of various land management laws, regulations, and procedures including NEPA, FLPMA, and counterpart state regulations, particularly as they apply to motorized recreation on public lands. Knowledge of National Forests and Ranger Districts, as well as Bureau of Land Management Field Offices in Colorado.

Special Requirements:

1) Maintain and work from a home office with internet connectivity. Laptop and printer provided.

2) Flexible schedule. Required to occasionally travel to projects and meetings around the state. Work week may include weekends and evenings. Mileage and per diem paid for travel outside Denver Metro home base.

3) Special Projects -Undertake other duties and activities as assigned by the Responsible Recreation Board within the capabilities and competencies of the employee.

4) OHV Experience – Knowledge of, and ability to operate, 4X4 vehicles, ATVs, and/or dirt bikes.

HOW TO APPLY

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply by attaching a cover letter and resume in an e-mail to resumes@staythetrail.org with JO # 002-2014 as the subject no later than March 3, 2014

Thank you for your interest in the Responsible Recreation Foundation. Only qualified individuals will be contacted for an interview.

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