Associate Director of Administration - Colorado State Forest Service

The Associate Director (AD) of Administration functions as a Senior Level Manager reporting directly to the Director/State Forester of the Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) and will serve as Acting Director in the absence of the Director when needed. As a member of the CSFS Leadership Team, the Associate Director of Administration shares the responsibility for all services performed by the CSFS and will be responsible for establishing the strategic direction and long term objectives and goals for the CSFS.

The Associate Director will provide leadership, comprehensive guidance, program oversight, coordination and administration of statewide administrative services including: budgets and finance, grants, agreements, contracts, facilities and Information Technology (IT) infrastructure. The AD will develop best practices which enable the effective and efficient management of administrative functions. Additionally, they are responsible for planning the work to be assigned and accomplished by staff, and establishes production or quality standards for the staff’s work.

The AD must be able to work independently, have a disciplined work ethic, and organize large amounts of information in a cogent, methodical way, Demonstrated effective communication, leadership and supervision abilities are critical to the success of the AD.

Required Job Qualifications: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or greater) in Business Administration, Finance, or Accounting or related degree will be considered.
  • Five years of progressive experience in managing administrative programs.
  • Four years of experience in direct management of staff with demonstrated ability to manage personnel, budgets, daily operations, and/or specialized projects.
  • Successful applicants must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date.

For a complete position announce and to apply visit:

Phone: (970) 491-8662
Email: [email protected]

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