The Director of Outdoor Programs provides leadership and management for Gonzaga Outdoors, the university’s co-curricular outdoor recreation education program. The director is tasked with setting a comprehensive strategic direction, budgetary oversite and fund development, risk management, and programmatic innovation informed by Gonzaga’s Jesuit, Catholic mission and the Student Affairs Division priorities of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Well-being and Flourishing, and an Integrated Approach to Student Learning and Development. Together with the staff team and student leaders, this position guides all aspects of the program, assessment, and key partnerships in service to the departmental mission. The director ensures that Gonzaga Outdoors programs adopt an inclusive approach to best serve and increasingly diverse generation of Gonzaga students. This position supervises the GU Outdoors staff, is a member of the Student Affairs Division leadership team, and reports to the Dean for Student Development within the Division of Student Affairs.

Tagged as: Administrative Staff, Backcountry Skills, Development, Full Time, Teaching/Education


Reference direct link for specific functions, competencies, qualifications & experience required. https://gonzaga.peopleadmin.com/postings/17587

About Gonzaga University- Gonzaga Outdoors

At Gonzaga we don’t just state our mission. We live it every day as a Catholic, Jesuit, and humanistic University. It is the reason we exist and the foundation for our purpose: educating students for lives of leadership and service. From students to faculty and staff members, everyone here knows what we stand for – and they know how valuable our mission is to the success of our institution.

Our competitive benefit packages are part of Gonzaga’s commitment to care for the whole person. Packages include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement, tuition benefits, and other University-provided benefits.

We also provide numerous resources which help bring balance to the complexities of work and personal life through our work/life and wellness programs.

Application Instructions

Please use direct link to apply on the Gonzaga University website: https://gonzaga.peopleadmin.com/postings/17587 Application review begins on: 6/22/2022