Job Description

  • Job Title: Chief Administration Officer
  • Status: Exempt
  • Reports To: General Manager and CEO
  • Supervises: Human Resources, Procurement, Audit, Civil Rights, IT
  • Pay Grade/Code: OFC-Officer
  • Salary Range: $185,553 - $252,770
  • Approved By: General Manager and CEO
  • Approval and Revision Date: February 2021
  • Department: Executive Office
  • Division: Executive
  • Location: Blake Street
  • Benefits: Employee Benefits
  • Job Description: Chief Administration Officer

Application Requirements

Submit the following items by 5 p.m. MST, March 12, 2021.

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

How To Apply

​Submit all items to the following email:

[email protected]


A bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration or a closely related field from an accredited college or university is required, as well as, at least six years of executive management experience in the areas of general business administration, human resources, audit, civil rights, or information technology. A master’s or other advanced degree is preferred.

Description of Work

The Chief Administration Officer (CAO) provides leadership and strategic direction to administrative areas of the business including but not limited to human resources, audit, civil rights, and information technology. The CAO is a member of the senior leadership team and is responsible for encouraging a creative, innovative, and transformative environment by leading and directing the business and administrative operations of the agency. The successful candidate will collaborate with other leaders to challenge the status quo, implement new ideas, strategies, systems, technologies, and best practices, and ensure strategic alignment across the organization.

RTD is an equal employment opportunity employer and a Drug-Free Workplace

RTD is an equal employment opportunity employer.  RTD is a Drug-Free Workplace.

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