This is a professional leader within the organization who works with the leadership team and the Executive Director to further the educational programs and the mission of Cottonwood Gulch Expeditions (CGE): to create outdoor learning adventures for youth from all
backgrounds that foster personal growth, strengthen community, and inspire environmental stewardship.
Job Objective: CGE’s Business Manager is responsible for keeping our daily business operations functioning smoothly. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, self-directed, comfortable with numbers, and ready to create and implement systems that will help the Gulch achieve its mission.

Tagged as: Administrative Staff


● Applicants must be at least 21 years of age by the position start date and possess a valid driver’s license. Must have a clean driving history and be able to meet the criteria for CGE vehicle insurance coverage.
● Strong organizational skills.
● Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with a wide range of audiences. ● Experience in business management, office management, or related work.
● Experience with and/or ability to learn Quickbooks, Google Drive, Adobe products, etc.

Preferred Skills:

● Degree in business, communications, or related field.
● Ability to camp and travel with CGE educational programs, including overnight and extended programs. Work hours on field programs are frequently outside of traditional office hours.
● Experience as an outdoor educator or similar role, managing risk, supervising other field staff, and independently running programs.
● Fluent in Spanish and/or Native Indigenous languages of New Mexico.
● Experience with development work, including fundraising.

About Cottonwood Gulch Expeditions

Cottonwood Gulch Expeditions offers unique expeditions rooted in the culture and landscape of the American Southwest. Our programs offer an opportunity to immerse yourself in the majestic land and cultural heritage of the American Southwest. At the Gulch, we’ll inspire you with all of the places we explore, we will take you on world-class backpacking and hiking trails, connect you with hands-on science and nature, and engage you in the art and culture of the Southwest.

Application Instructions

To apply: send a resume and cover letter to Jordan Stone, Executive Director, [email protected] For full consideration, apply by July 22, 2022.