About Us

NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School) is a nonprofit global wilderness school that supports thousands of students each year all over the world.  Our school began in a small cabin in Sinks Canyon, Wyoming in 1965 as the National Outdoor Leadership School. At that time, we were primarily an outdoors skills school, doing our work in local mountain ranges and exploring what it meant to teach leadership in the backcountry. Today, we are NOLS, a multifaceted wilderness school headquartered in Lander, Wyoming with locations in seven U.S. states and six countries, that supports thousands of students each year all over the world in both field & classroom courses.


The NOLS Wilderness Medicine Logistics Coordinator works as the main logistical support to NOLS Wilderness Medicine faculty.  The Logistics Coordinator is an integral member of the Wilderness Medicine Staffing Team and ensures a smooth experience from home to course and back for Wilderness Medicine instructional staff.


The ability to develop a firm understanding of the Wilderness Medicine mission, organizational system, sponsor and instructor policies.  The Logistics Coordinator must possess the ability to work independently, solve problems creatively, and prioritize complex variables.  Strong communication, planning, and logistical skills are essential.  Required skills include computer literacy, database use, email capabilities, and experience booking travel online.  Preferred skills include course experience with Wilderness Medicine. 

Leadership or supervisory duties:

Works closely with the Wilderness Medicine Staffing Director, Staffing Manager, Staffing Coordinators, and Staffing and Development Coordinators. Networks internally with all Wilderness Medicine administrative staff, and attends weekly department meetings.  Communicates regularly with Wilderness Medicine faculty and coordinates their travel to and from courses.  Functions as an integral member of the Wilderness Medicine Staffing Team.  



  • Supports Wilderness Medicine faculty with course travel & logistics.  Attends weekly department meetings to understand instructor travel needs and works to arrange flight itineraries and ground transportation. 
  • Works with NOLS Wilderness Medicine Program Team to process payroll and reimbursements for Wilderness Medicine faculty.
  • Provides logistical support for the annual Wilderness Medicine Staff Meeting.
  • Other Duties to support Wilderness Medicine Faculty (Support international visa process, track instructor certifications).
  • Other Duties to support Wilderness Medicine office (Process instructor evaluations, event planning).

Work Location and Compensation

This position is full time based in Lander, WY. 

NOLS can currently employ remote employees who are legal residents of: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Maine, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, New York, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming. Please note not all locations in all states listed are eligible. For specific locations please reach out to the recruiter listed below in the ‘How to Apply’ section. Current employees and residents in the state of Colorado please contact HR for salary information.

COVID-19 Vaccine Policy

All employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their first day of work, unless they meet a medical, disability or religious exemption and a reasonable accommodation is approved. Any COVID-19 vaccine approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) is an acceptable vaccine for the purpose of this policy. Full vaccination or an approved exemption is a condition of employment for all new employees.

Equal Employment Opportunity

NOLS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetics information, disability unrelated to job or admission requirements, or status as a protected veteran. The school’s nondiscrimination policy applies to all phases of its employment process, its admission and financial aid programs, and to all other aspects of its educational programs and activities. Retaliation directed to any person who pursues a discrimination complaint or grievance, participates in a discrimination investigation, or otherwise opposes unlawful discrimination is prohibited.

Reasonable Accommodation

NOLS values community and fosters a sense of belonging for our employees and applicants. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations in the workplace because they embody these values, as well as our operating principle of promoting a positive, safe, and learning environment. Reasonable accommodations may be requested for disability; limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition; religion; and domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, or harassment. Reasonable accommodations may be requested at any point of the employment process, including during recruitment. Please email [email protected] with your request.

Pre-Employment Check

  • A criminal background check is required from all NOLS employees.
  • NOLS participates in E-verify.
  • Current NOLS employees please note it is NOLS policy to conduct an internal reference check with human resources and/or your current supervisor as part of the reference check process. If you have any questions or concerns about this process please contact human resources


How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume to: Josh McNary – [email protected]

(307) 335 2377


Closing Date for Applications

Open Until Filled

Starting Date

The target start date for this role is two weeks from the time of offer. 

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