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ACCT is Hiring: Policy Director

Monday, May 14, 2018  
Posted by: Heather Brooks

Association for Challenge Course Technology
 Job Announcement

Position: Policy Director
Status: Full-time, exempt
Reports to: Executive Director
Location: Colorado

Job Description

This is a full-time position based in Colorado. The policy director reports to the executive director and will be responsible for implementing and overseeing ACCT’s government relations initiatives, including but not limited to the successful execution of a government relations strategic plan that takes a pro-active stance in addressing regulatory issues in the challenge course, aerial adventure park and zipline industry. Develops productive working relationships with regulatory officials and works to promote the adoption of ACCT’s standard into the regulatory framework where applicable. In addition, the policy director will be responsible for overseeing all issues and matters related to ANSI compliance, and the support and coordination of ACCT’s standards development process.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Experience working with regulatory agencies.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of government relations and the regulatory environment.
  • Superior written and communication skills.
  • Proficient in various project management, software, and file share platforms such as Microsoft Office Suite, Google, Adobe InDesign, Basecamp, Dropbox, etc.
  • Exceptional leadership skills along with the demonstrated ability to work as a member of high performing teams.
  • Desired: experience or familiarity with the challenge course, aerial adventure park/zipline industry.

About ACCT

The Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) is an international trade association dedicated to standards, government relations, credentialing, professional development and advancement of our members. ACCT is the largest American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited standards developer for the global challenge course, aerial adventure park, canopy tour and zipline industry. For more information, please visit:



Negotiable and commensurate with experience and qualifications, plus paid time off.

Application Instructions and Deadline

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to The deadline to apply is May 31, 2018.  Interviews will be held in June with an expected start date of July 1. Position is based in the Boulder, CO area. 

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