This Field Institute Director position serves as the project and team leader in managing a portfolio of popular public programs including large multi-day events, wilderness experiences, popular front-country interpretive programs, directs the seasonal Crystal Cave and Pear Lake Winter Hut operations, fee-based programs, motor coach step-on services, residential science and nature camp, in-person and virtual special events like the Dark Sky Festival, Giant Conversations in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks and USACE Lake Kaweah. This position is part of a highly collaborative team that works closely with the National Park Service and other partners.
The position works from the Conservancy’s main office in Three Rivers, California.

Tagged as: Conservation, Full Time, Fundraising, Instruction and Guiding, Teaching/Education


Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of relevant leadership experience in outdoor recreation management, environmental education management, or other public land leadership experience. Experience in natural resource education is a must.
Demonstrated success in directing and managing teams
Demonstrated success in planning, developing budgets, and meeting budget goals
Demonstrated ability to manage projects and supervise and coach a team for successful design and implementation
Experience coll

Required Skills:

● Demonstrated ability to analyze problems and implement solutions
● Exceptional hospitality and customer service skills with the ability to cultivate partnerships. ● Strong drive for results
● Professional and proactive work ethic
● Effective time management skills & ability to multitask
● Attention to detail
● Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with people; commitment to solution-focused communication and accountability
● Excellent organizational skills
● Ability to speak publicly,

About Sequoia Parks Conservancy

Sequoia Parks Conservancy (SPC) is the official nonprofit partner of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California. SPC’s efforts have been critical in the conservation of wild, beautiful landscapes for the enjoyment and inspiration of generations of visitors.

Application Instructions

See the job description and year-round position application at https://www.sequoiaparksconservancy.org/employment-current.html