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Posted: 02/12/2014

Historic Gerogetown Inc.

Historic Georgetown, Inc. (HGI) is one of the largest and most successful historic preservation organizations in the Colorado. Founded in 1970 and with an active membership of 450, 2,500 acres of open space, over 30 conservation easements, and a multitude of museum and income-generating properties, HGI has acted as the steward of the Georgetown-Silver Plume National Historic Landmark District for well over 40 years. Located high in the Colorado Rockies in one of the State's seven National Historic Landmark Districts, Georgetown has attracted heritage travelers and Denver metro day visitors to its many attractions for generations, including an historic narrow gauge train owned by the Colorado Historical Society, the only National Trust property in this part of the country - the Hotel de Paris, the Hamill House Museum, the Xcel Energy Foundation's Energy Museum, the Alpine Hose Fire Department Museum, as well as hiking, fishing, touring, rafting, biking, and driving the Guanella Pass Scenic and Historic Byway. HGI hosts several large events each year including the Georgetown Christmas Market, Christmas at Hamill House, and a semi-annual historic home tour.

Executive Director
Professional Opportunity
Georgetown, CO
$35,000 neg.


The full-time, salaried position of Executive Director will require the following:

Governance: Work with and for Board of Directors: prepare agendas, provide leadership recommendations. Prepare annual meeting Hire and supervise all staff including museum guides, curators, office employees, and volunteers

Fiscal Responsibilities: Oversee all accounting and bookkeeping, all funds. Authorize all expenditures. Provide BOD with monthly statements of all accounts. Negotiate income contracts. Plan for diversity of future income/endowment.Raise funds for programs and projects

Properties: Oversee property management for 6 properties within Georgetown, total of 11 buildings. Develop a self -sustaining program for all properties.Manage an historic house museum at Hamill House.Oversee curatorial and storage requirements for all properties. Develop an open lands program for donated mining claims outside Georgetown.Maintain and monitor conservation easement program. Expand rental of properties for special events.

Programs:Oversee membership billing and outreach. Maintain website and newsletter. Support educational programming. Continue Devils Gate History Club, Santiago Mill Stewards. Develop volunteer program



Maintain current partnerships with Georgetown Trust, HDPLC, Town of Georgetown, History Colorado/SHF, Colorado Preservation Inc., National Trust for Historic Preservation, NHL and county non profits, USFS and Clear Creek County Expand partnership opportunities.


Advocacy: Represent HGI at local, statewide and regional meetings : Continue participation in the 106 process for the I 70 Mountain Corridor


Special Events :Oversee Christmas Market/Christmas at Hamill House. Select fundraisers: e.g. House Tour


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How to apply
Please send resume and letter of interest via email no later than March 31, 2014 to: Dana Abrahamson, Chairman of the Board dkabrahamson@gmail.com 303-569-2699 Cynthia Neely, Executive Director, Georgetown Trust for Preservation and Conservation ccneely@yahoo.com 303-569-0289 720 201 7161 Applications will be acknowledged.
Cynthia Neely
Phone: 7202017161
Box 1037
Georgetown, CO 80444

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