Headwaters River Journey Manager

Headwaters Center (Ecology, Events, Education)
Full-Time, Year-Round, Salaried
Office Location: 730 Baker Drive Winter Park, CO 80482

TO APPLY: Email Resume & Cover Letter to holli@headwaterscenter.com


Headwaters River Journey Manager will work onsite in Winter Park, Colorado and report directly to the General Manager.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Operate and clean retail space and exhibit daily
  • Follow opening and closing procedures
  • Maintain, update, and innovate technology and information within the exhibit
  • Conduct monthly inventory of retail products
  • Conduct quarterly inventory of exhibit equipment backstock
  • Operate and accurately input data into point of sale system
  • Reconcile cash drawer with daily sales
  • Coordinate retail product orders with General Manager
  • Complete other tasks as needed


  • Plan, organize, and execute weekly Headwaters River Journey events and programs
  • Manage Headwaters River Journey social media and news items
  • Conduct guided tours of exhibits as needed


  • Field inquiries about exhibits and other parts of the facility
  • Actively solicit, promote, and sell exhibit tickets and memberships
  • Recognize and send written thank you to members, donors, and grantors
  • Create and maintain membership, donor, and grant records
  • Develop and maintain community partnerships
  • Maintain and exceed high customer service standards


  • 2 years of work experience. Background in water, education, museum operations, and/or ecology preferred. Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Desire and ability to work with the public- strong customer service skills
  • Strong computer skills including Excel, Word, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Familiar with Facebook and Instagram social media postings
  • Strong work ethic and time management
  • Lift up to 50 pounds
  • Work independently, self-motivated
  • Reliable source of transportation
  • Positive attitude and team-oriented

TO APPLY: Email Resume & Cover Letter to holli@headwaterscenter.com