February 2018

Cozens Ranch Museum Manager

Grand County Historical Association

Fraser, Colorado

Grand County Historical Association is seeking a Museum Manager for Cozens Ranch in Fraser, Colorado.  This position is responsible for the operation of Cozens Ranch Museum day to day operations; including community outreach, education and programs, volunteer recruitment, and exhibit management. This position will also assist Executive Director with grant writing, fundraising events, and PR and marketing as needed.

Grand County Historical Association (GCHA) was founded in 1974 following in the footsteps of the Grand County Pioneer Society. GCHA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that was created to bring together people interested in history and to preserve the history, historical artifacts, and historical buildings in Grand County, Colorado. GCHA operates four historical museums.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Museum Site Management


Administrative and Financial Management

Community Outreach, Communications, and Marketing

Development and Programs

Education and Programs

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

Bachelor or Masters degree in a discipline related to the Museum’s work such as:

Strong passion for the history of Colorado.

Reliability, punctuality, and positive attitude.
Flexibility, versatility, and adaptability.
Excellent customer service and communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills.

Complete objectives and goals with creativity, conscientiously, and accurately with high standards of quality and overall effectiveness.
Capacity for accepting responsibility of position.

Ability to act independently without specific instructions.
Ability to create and implement both short and long term goals and objectives.

Willingness to work overtime during special events, facility rentals, heavy visitation, or to meet a deadline.

Willingness to work as part of a team to meet the mission of Grand County Historical Association.

Salary: $28,000-$32,000 annually DOE.

How to Apply:

Please send cover letter, resume, and references to shanna@grandcountyhistory.org by March 15, 2018. Please list CR Museum Manager in subject line.