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The Early Learning Center of Aspen (ELC) is looking for an Executive Director to run a non-profit infant through Pre-K school in Aspen, CO.

This position provides the unique opportunity to work in Aspen, Colorado with easy access to world-class skiing, camping, hiking, biking, rafting, fishing, and untold wilderness adventures while still enjoying a sophisticated professional career. We have an inclusive, collegial, and flexible work culture that aims to provide a healthy balance of work and personal time, and we are an equal opportunity employer. The ELC is a nonprofit school with a community of 90-100 children and 30 staff members.


  • Oversee overall school operations and strategy.
  • Lead early childhood development curriculum implementation.
  • Lead personnel management and team building.


  • Must have early childhood experience.
  • Must hold or be close to achieving a Childcare’s Director’s Certificate.
  • Strong leadership, financial management, conflict resolution skills, and communication skills.
  • Experience with non-profits is recommended.
  • Bilingual candidate is preferred.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary ranging from $80,000-$110,000 DOQ plus potential bonuses.
  • Benefits for full-time employees include employer contribution to group health insurance, supplemental ski pass or comparable health stipend, simple IRA, paid time off, paid sick time, and paid Continuing Professional Education.

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