2024 Executive Director Job Opening

Join Our Team at the Utah Avalanche Center and Make a Difference
The Utah Avalanche Center (UAC) is recognized as one of the premier organizations for avalanche forecasting, awareness, and education globally. As we embark on our search for a new Executive Director, we are looking for a visionary leader who shares our commitment to avalanche safety, education, and community engagement. This pivotal role not only steers the UAC's strategic direction but also nurtures a culture of innovation, collaboration, and excellence in avalanche forecasting, awareness, and education. By joining us, you will lead a passionate team dedicated to making a significant impact on the safety of backcountry enthusiasts across Utah. We offer a unique opportunity to contribute your expertise to a cause that saves lives, educates the public, and fosters a safe environment for all to enjoy the majestic landscapes of Utah. If you're ready to lead with purpose, inspire a team, and elevate the UAC's mission, we invite you to apply and help shape the future of avalanche safety.
How to Apply
We invite all interested and qualified (see job description below) candidates to apply for the position by submitting your resume and cover letter no later than March 8th. In your cover letter, please share with us why you are drawn to this opportunity at the UAC, how you envision dedicating yourself to our mission, and why you believe you are the ideal candidate to lead our organization forward. Your leadership experience, passion for snow safety, and vision for the future of avalanche awareness will be key components of your application.
Applications should be emailed to EDSearch (at) with the subject line UAC Executive Director Job Application. The deadline for submissions is 5:00 PM on March 8, 2024. We look forward to learning more about you and your commitment to avalanche safety and education.
  • March 15: Application process closes
  • March 22: Interview process begins
  • May 1: Executive Director hired
  • May 20: Executive Director starts full-time employment