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(AZ) Executive Director 

11-20-2017 15:37

Deadline: January 31, 2018
Offered by: Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area Corporation
Location: Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area (AZ)
Salary: Salary range is $85,000 to $125,000
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The Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area is seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director. The search is now open and will continue through January 31, 2018. A complete position description is attached as well as an Executive Summary of the Strategic Plan Update. Interested candidates are encouraged to review the web site, with particular attention to documents in the “Resources” section, including the original Management Plan, State Parks Master Plan, a recent NPS evaluation, and recent Annual Reports.

The Executive Director is the key leader and manager of Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area Corporation (YCNHAC) which was established in 2002 with an annual budget of approximately $2.5 million, located in southwestern Arizona. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing administration and programs, including:

  • Enhancing the historic resources of the community, particularly within the Yuma Crossing National Historic Landmark, including the direct management of two state historic parks;
  • Undertaking restoration of and improving public access to the Colorado River;
  • Initiating redevelopment projects at the request of the City of Yuma, subject to YCNHA board approval; and,
  • Managing and conducting partner and public relations, fundraising, marketing, and community outreach.

The position reports directly to the Board of Directors with concurrence of the Yuma City Administrator and coordinates closely with the City of Yuma’s City Administrator and staff.

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