Colorado Nonprofit Association

Program Director

Wings Over the Rockies Exploration of Flight – 13005 Wings Way, Englewood CO, 80112 (primary)
Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum – 7711 East Academy Blvd, Denver CO, 80230

Status & Classification:    Regular | Full Time | Exempt

Salary:    $70,000 ~ $90,000/year (depending on experience)

Work Schedule:    Tuesday ~ Saturday* | 9am ~ 5pm*
*This position must accommodate a flexible work schedule including weekends, evenings, special events, and occasional overnight/out-of-town travel.

Application window: applications must be submitted by Sunday June 30th, 2024

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The Program Director is responsible for developing and facilitating various educational programs, aviation showcase events, and flight operation activities at our Exploration of Flight (EoF) facility on Centennial Airport. This position reports to the CEO and is a core member of the Museum’s leadership team responsible for defining and implementing overall business strategy, company culture, and direction. The Program Director will oversee all EoF business administration, staff & volunteer management, facility operations, and day-to-day guest experience services including the welcome desk, retail operations, and our various aviation immersion programs. The Program Director works inter-departmentally across the entire organization with members of Curatorial, Development, Finance, Marketing, Corporate Events, Facilities, and Education.

Founded in 1994, Wings Over the Rockies is a non-profit community organization dedicated to unlocking dreams of flight through exhibits, local events, and educational programming. Exploration of Flight is our flight-focused educational extension opened in 2018. This 15-acre campus is located at the Centennial Airport where we offer showcase events with a variety of aircraft, aviation immersion programs, pilot ground training, and flight experiences. EoF is home to our Blue Sky Gallery exhibit and interactive aviation center featuring an airworthy fleet of civilian and military aircraft.

Located on the former Lowry Air Force Base in east Denver’s historic Lowry Field neighborhood, our Air & Space Museum has been recognized by CNN Travel as one of their 20 Best aviation museums in the world. Each year we welcome roughly 160,000 visitors representing all 50 states and dozens of countries internationally. Wings is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The Museum boasts more than 100,000 sq. ft. of open hangar space full of iconic aircraft, space vehicles, historical artifacts, and more. Visitors can experience thrilling flight simulators, discover educational programs, and participate in one of our many exciting museum-sponsored events.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Please Note – this list is not all inclusive but intended to be a general guide to the essential duties of this position.

Business & Staff Management

Program Development & Outreach

Flight Operations

Working Conditions
Exploration of Flight is located at a busy regional airport. The Air & Space Museum operates in an 80-year-old aircraft hangar Environmental conditions may vary.

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Requirements & Qualifications