Executive Director – Bicycle Collective

Website Bicycle Collective

The Bicycle Collective, based in Salt Lake City, Utah, is seeking an Executive Director (ED) to provide leadership, vision and sound management to build on the Collective’s sixteen years of community bicycling initiatives that promote cycling as an effective and sustainable form of transportation and as a cornerstone of a cleaner, healthier and safer society.  The Executive Director leads and motivates staff, volunteers and members, acts as a leader in sustaining current organizational development, and further develops the organization as it contributes to its local citizens and communities.

About the Bicycle Collective:
The Collective was founded in April 2002, by five enthusiastic bicycle advocates.  They set out to share the virtues of bicycling with the community and build a bicycling environment with a creative advocacy organization.  Along with providing a gathering place, tools, education and shop services, the Collective is about having fun while helping others and contributing to the community.  The Collective provides refurbished bicycles and educational programs to the community, focusing on children and lower income households. The Collective is currently operating in the following locations:
Ogden, Salt Lake City, Provo, and St. George.

Key Accountabilities of the Executive Director:
Maintain a high level of personal accountability, honesty, and innovation to complete responsibilities independent of the board’s constant oversight.
Manage organization to ensure proper documentation, accurate accounting, effective human relations, and timely communication with board and employees to effectuate the success of the organization.
Provide vision, leadership, and sound management for the continued success of the Bicycle Collective.

Required Competencies of the Executive Director: Behaviors that are demonstrated consistently on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis that produce superior performance.
Leadership and Vision
Planning and Organizing
Time and Priority Management
Personal Accountability
Sound Financial Management

Executive Director Responsibilities:
The ED reports directly to the Board of Directors and will work closely with the board and its committees to oversee the organization’s sound financial health and programmatic success.  The ED is responsible for elaborating and implementing successful strategies for quality program development.  The ED manages staff, over sees fundraising, manages the Collective’s relationship with community partners, and leads the efforts to expand the Collective’s reach.

As the title suggests, the ED needs to be informed of everything that goes on in the organization.  This includes staff, membership, internal budget, asset management, individual shop location management, and maintain knowledge of all other resources in order to help make the best use of them and raise the organization’s capacity and profile.  The ED has the responsibility to hire and fire staff in coordination with the board.  The ED must remain informed of current bicycle and pedestrian advocacy. Above all, the ED must lead the organization with integrity, foresight, and positivity.

Educational/Experiential Qualifications for Executive Director:

BA/BS degree AND relevant non-profit experience
Retail or small business/non-profit management experience
Passion for people, bikes, and the successful operation of not-for-profits
Ability to stand for long periods of time, lift at least 50 lbs., and travel to shop locations throughout the state of Utah
Must pass a criminal background check and be willing to provide credit history

Salary starting at $75,000. Benefits package will be discussed during hiring process.
For more information about the Bicycle Collective please visit: www.bicyclecollective.org

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@bicyclecollective.org