Chief Administrative Officer [Cayuga]

Chief Administrative Officer



Job Title:


Chief Administrative Officer




Ruthven Park National Historic Site (LGRLT Inc)


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Application Deadline:


July 5, 2019    5 pm


Job Start Date:

mid-end August (transition period)


Date Posted:


20 June-2019




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salary will be commensurate with experience


Job Description:


Ruthven Park National Historic Site is seeking a full-time position of
Chief Administrative Officer
Ruthven Park is a rural 1,500 acre country estate and former home of the Thompson family located in Cayuga, Ontario. The property is a unique and diverse environment consisting of archaeological, built heritage resources, cultural heritage and natural heritage landscapes, including a historic house museum and other heritage buildings, slough forests and two cemeteries. The property is situated along the banks of the nationally recognized Canadian Heritage Grand River. The CAO is responsible for managing capital and administrative budgets, staff and volunteers and reports to the Lower Grand River Land Trust Inc. (LGRLT) Board of Directors.
The property is significant in its holdings and is protected under a Part IV designation under the Ontario Heritage Act and by an easement with the Ontario Heritage Trust and is recognized as a site of national significance by Parks Canada.
A detailed job description for the position is available at

The LGRLT is a non-government, not-for-profit, charitable organization. The Board thanks all candidates in advance; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fair and accessible employment practices to attract and retain talented employees.

Please forward a cover letter and resume to Betsy Smith, President of the LGRLT at which must be received by July 5, 2019 at 5 p.m.