Job Announcement - Location Director, St. George, Utah

18 November 2019 Published in Bicycle Collective News


The Bicycle Collective, based in Salt Lake City, Utah, is seeking a Location Director (LD) to provide leadership, vision and sound management to build on the Collective’s sixteen years of community bicycling initiatives that promote cycling as an effective and sustainable form of transportation and as a cornerstone of a cleaner, healthier and safer society.  The Location Director leads and motivates staff, volunteers and members, acts as a leader in sustaining current organizational development, and further develops the organization as it contributes to its local citizens and communities.

About the Bicycle Collective:

The Collective was founded in April 2002, by five enthusiastic bicycle advocates.  They set out to share the virtues of bicycling with the community and build a bicycling environment with a creative advocacy organization.  Along with providing a gathering place, tools, education and shop services, the Collective is about having fun while helping others and contributing to the community.  The Collective provides refurbished bicycles and educational programs to the community, focusing on children and lower income households. The Collective is currently operating in the following locations: Ogden, Salt Lake City, Provo, and St. George.

Key Accountabilities of the Location Director:

  • Maintain a high level of personal accountability, honesty, and innovation to complete responsibilities independent of the Executive Director’s oversight.
  • Manage location to ensure proper documentation, accurate accounting, effective human relations, and timely communication with Executive Director, board and employees to effectuate the success of the organization. 
  • Provide vision, leadership, and sound management for the continued success of the Bicycle Collective.


Required Competencies of the Location Director: Behaviors that are demonstrated consistently on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis that produce superior performance.

  • Leadership and Vision
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Self-Starting
  • Time and Priority Management
  • Personal Accountability
  • Sound Financial Management

Location Director Responsibilities:

The LD reports directly to the Executive Director and will also work closely with the board and its committees to oversee the organization’s sound financial health and programmatic success.  The LD is responsible for elaborating and implementing successful strategies for quality program development for their specific location. The LD manages local staff and volunteers, oversees the day to day operations of their location, manages the location’s relationship with community partners, and assists in efforts to expand the Collective’s reach.

As the title suggests, the LD needs to be informed of everything that goes on at their location.  This includes staff, membership, internal budget, asset management, individual shop management, and knowledge of all other resources available to help raise the organization’s capacity and profile.  The LD has the responsibility to hire and fire local staff in coordination with the Executive Director. The LD must remain informed of current bicycle and pedestrian advocacy. Above all, the LD must lead their location with integrity, foresight, and positivity. 

Educational/Experiential Qualifications for Location Director:

  • BA/BS degree AND/OR  relevant non-profit experience
  • Retail or small business/non-profit management experience 
    • Proficiency in the following areas: administration of a point of sale system/Google drive/interpretation of and use of financial metrics to drive performance/visual merchandising
  • Passion for people, bikes, and the successful operation of not-for-profits
  • Bicycle Maintenance/repair experience and industry familiarity preferred
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and lift at least 50 lbs
  • Must pass a criminal background check and be willing to provide credit history
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a good driving record (no DUIs in last 5 years and no more than 2 moving violations in the last 3 years)


Salary starting is DOE.  This is a full-time, exempt position with flexiblity of start times based on programming. Medical health insurance benefits will be discussed during the interivew process. For more information about the Bicycle Collective please visit:


How to apply:

Please submit cover letter stating interest and experience in the listed position, your future contribution, resume, and list of three references to Bicycle Collective Hiring Committee at 

The Bicycle Collective is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.