Lynne Telford is leaving her position as executive director of the Springs’ Center for Nonprofit Excellence to work full time as Chief Operating Officer of the Pikes Peak United Way.

That leaves the CNE top position open. Resumes and applications are due June 1.

Telford had recently been juggling jobs at both the CNE and United Way .

“This Spring my responsibilities at Pikes Peak United Way have greatly increased, and so it is time for someone else to take the helm at the Center for Nonprofit Excellence,” she said.

The CNE executive director is responsible for fundraising, financial management, and administration for the organization.

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Cover letters and resumes should be sent to the United Way’s human resource department, 518 North Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs 80903 or

The position pays $40,000 a year. A formal job description is posted at