Colorado Nonprofit Association

Executive Director

Rocky Mountain Riding Therapy

Executive Director – JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Title: Executive Director

Reports to: Board of Directors

Schedule: Part time, 25 hours with the opportunity for full time

Compensation: $33/hour

Ideal Candidate

At Rocky Mountain Riding Therapy (RMRT) we’re searching for a mission driven leader. Our mission is to assist individuals with physical, cognitive and/or emotional challenges to reach their fullest potential through equine-assisted therapies and activities. This is our core, our focus and our heart. We’re searching for an Executive Director who has experience and passion for the Equine Assisted Services (EAS) industry. The ideal candidate will be open, flexible and have a track record of implementing successful change. This person will need to think strategically and orchestrate our big-picture goals, strengthen our organization and support our mission.

Position Summary & Responsibilities

The Executive Director is responsible for the successful implementation of RMRT’s programs and operations in accordance with its mission, with special emphasis on long range planning, community and donor relationship building, fund raising, fiscal oversight, personnel management, and evaluation and development of programs. The Executive Director reports to the RMRT Board of Directors and provides leadership and support to RMRT’s team (13) and our volunteers (about 150). As the face of RMRT, the Executive Director should have a working knowledge, or be willing to obtain a working knowledge, of RMRT’s programs and the Equine Assisted Services (EAS) industry. The Executive Director is responsible for the oversight, growth and development, and success of RMRT’s programs to ensure achievement of goals, objectives, and a sustainable future.

Partnership with Board of Directors (BOD) 

Community Relations and Fundraising


General Administration

Minimum Qualifications 

Minimum Competencies

Preferred Competencies