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 Legislative Aide Program Manager

House Majority Office

Colorado House of Representatives


The Colorado House Majority Office is seeking a solutions-oriented and innovative team member with a commitment to progressive values to be our Legislative Aide Program Manager. We’re looking for someone with strong political instincts and team management experience who can advise and support the diverse group of legislative aides working for the House Democrats caucus. This position serves the Speaker of the House, the House Democrats caucus and their legislative aide corps, and reports directly to the Caucus Affairs Director and Chief of Staff.


This is a dynamic and exciting position at the center of the action in the Capitol, serving as a key liaison between  legislative aides, legislators, House Majority Office staff and House leadership.


During the legislative session from January to May, the Legislative Aide Program Manager is primarily responsible for supporting the day-to-day responsibilities of the legislative aides. This individual provides ongoing training, facilitates feedback between legislative aides and legislators, and generally helps ensure aides have the resources and support they need to navigate their role in the legislative environment.  The Legislative Aide Program Manager also contributes to outreach materials communicating legislative accomplishments with constituents and provides targeted support to members and aides seeking to implement a more comprehensive outreach program. During the interim from June to December, the Legislative Aide Program Manager coordinates the annual bill signing tour, provides ongoing professional development opportunities for aides, and assists House Democrat members in hiring and onboarding new legislative aides.


This is a unique opportunity for an individual who is passionate about organizational leadership and who will work hard to create an inclusive and supportive work environment for the legislative aides as they help accomplish the House Democrats’ legislative business at the State Capitol. 


About the House Democrats Caucus and Staff

The 46-member House Democrats caucus is the largest and most diverse caucus in state history, with members bringing a wide range of backgrounds and experiences from all over the state. Serving in our body is Colorado’s first Muslim legislator, first transgender legislator, first legislator to serve in a wheelchair, and first African immigrant legislator, among many others.


In the five years since Colorado voters put Democrats at the helm of state government, we’ve passed transformative, impactful legislation like full-day kindergarten, a guaranteed health care plan for consumers that is saving Coloradans money on health insurance premiums, a long-awaited transportation funding package, a national model for law enforcement accountability, a landmark climate bill establishing greenhouse gas reduction goals, a lifesaving red flag law to prevent gun violence, a bill to codify the right to an abortion in state law, and much more.



  • Building a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive community among the aide corps

  • Supporting members in hiring and onboarding aides, a rolling process throughout the year

  • Designing and leading trainings for aides, including a two-day pre-session orientation

  • Managing and keeping up-to-date a centralized and robust resource bank for aides

  • Facilitating weekly group meetings and one-on-one check-ins with aides

  • Working through personnel conflicts, including performance improvement opportunities

  • Collaborating on outreach materials that communicate legislative accomplishments

  • Serving as the point of contact for members during the annual bill signing tour

  • Coordinating with nonpartisan staff to accurately track and reallocate aide hours

  • Contributing to the development of administrative policy that impacts aides


What We’re Looking For

  • Motivated self-starter who can “manage up” effectively, anticipate needs and challenges, identify opportunities, and organize others into action to produce high-quality results

  • Solid judgment, honesty, and a well-developed sense of discretion

  • Excellent relationship builder and communicator, both in writing and speaking

  • An interest and passion for organizational leadership and strong emotional intelligence

  • Highly organized with keen attention to detail to ensure accurate communication

  • Ability to effectively and independently manage projects with many moving parts


An ideal candidate will have:

  • A background in human resources, social work, or other related fields;

  • Prior experience managing medium to large teams;

  • Prior experience in a state legislature or political campaigns;

  • A familiarity with payroll and accounting systems; and

  • Comfort working with Google Suite (docs, sheets, slides, forms) and Slack.



Salary will be between $69,000 and $74,000 annually, depending on qualifications and experience. We provide a competitive benefits package, including health and dental insurance covered mostly by the employer, life insurance covered by the employer, your choice of a Defined Benefit or Defined Contribution PERA retirement plan, 10 paid sick days and 12 paid vacation days per year (not including state and federal holidays), 8 weeks of paid family medical leave after the first year, a generous flex schedule during the interim, and a complimentary parking space or RTD ecopass.


How to Apply

To apply for this position, send a resume and a cover letter explaining why you are a good candidate for the job to Please put “Legislative Aide Program Manager” in the subject line of your email. The application deadline is Monday, October 30th by 5 pm MT, but applications will be considered on a rolling basis, so please submit promptly.


Colorado House Majority Office is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, or disability. We are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourage candidates with diverse backgrounds and identities to apply.

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