Brilliant Futures at DRCOG

What we do here makes a difference!


We're seeking a visionary and highly collaborative leader as our Executive Director.
The Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) is one of the nation's three oldest councils of governments. DRCOG's membership consists of representatives from the nine counties comprising the Denver metro area and 47 municipalities collaborating to make life in the greater metro area better. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and serves as the chief administrative officer of the organization. The Executive Director is responsible for providing leadership, advice, counsel and assistance to the Board and its committees. A Master's degree in public administration or directly related field and 10 to 12 years of management experience that includes relevant experience at the director and/or executive director level is required. Additional experience in lieu of an advanced degree will also be considered. Along with significant, progressively responsible experience in local, regional, state, federal government administration, knowledge of transportation, urban planning, and aging policy initiatives, while not required, is highly preferred. 

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To apply please send your resume to Lauren at

Thanks for your interest in the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG). We’re always on the lookout for talented people who can help us make the region great.  We happen to think a job should be about a lot more than just collecting a paycheck, although that’s important too.

DRCOG offers team members competitive pay and a benefits package that is both comprehensive and complete.  Here’s a short list of key benefits:

  • Health insurance for you and your family
  • Dental and vision coverage
  • Retirement plan with generous employer match
  • Flex and telework programs
  • Fitness Center membership

And that’s just the tip of the iceberg; check out the long list of benefits below.  An additional benefit is a bit harder to describe, but it’s the single best thing about working here: we offer job satisfaction that comes from knowing what we do makes life better for our families, neighbors and friends.

Does this sound like a good fit?  Here’s what we’re currently looking for.

DRCOG is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled. Read our EEO Statement.

DRCOG is committed to ensuring that its online applicant process provides an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please contact us by calling 303-455-1000.

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