Deer Hill Expeditions (DHE) is seeking to hire a skilled, motivated and experienced individual for the Staff Manager position. This administrative position is year-round. Primary responsibilities include the hiring, training, and management of seasonal Field Staff. This includes the recruitment, interviewing, hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating of Program Leaders, Instructors & Assistant Instructors. Other responsibilities include managing the state regulations as it pertains to staffing, upholding the DHE accreditation standards through the Association of Experiential Education, leading the Deer Hill risk management committee, and updating staff manuals. The ideal candidate is attentive to details and deadlines, organized, self-motivated, and adaptable. This position requires clear communication skills, patience, and humor.
Passionate about outdoor programming.
Prior experience and success in supervision
An ability to multitask and perform job responsibilities well under pressure
Excellent verbal and written communication skills via in-person, phone, text, video & email.
Commitment to the success of the program and participants.
Skilled with Apple computers, Google Workspace, Slack, and email correspondence.
Reliable access to phone and use as an MOD
Familiarity with outdoor experiential education.
Professional and well organized with a high attention to detail
Demonstrated tolerance for adversity and uncertainty.
Outgoing, friendly, positive attitude, strong listening skills with ability to deliver and receive feedback.
Ability to adapt in a growing and fast-paced environment.
About Deer Hill Expeditions
Since 1984, Deer Hill Expeditions has guided wilderness adventure and cultural exchange community service experiences for young people in the American Southwest and Costa Rica. Deer Hill runs summer adventure camp programs that include backpacking, rock climbing, river rafting and working on community service projects with Native American families. Deer Hill also creates custom designed trips for groups such as schools and organizations that combine those same elements of adventure, challenge, learning and fun.