Overview

Position Purpose:
Lead the development and implementation of high quality, immersive field-based outdoor learning experiences for participants of all ages in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem grounded in place, science, and community leadership. Build and lead a high functioning administrative and educational teams of Field Education directors, faculty, administrators, educators, and AmeriCorps members. Responsible for the financial performance of Field Education through budget oversight, forecasting and monthly financial review.

Qualifications:
• Demonstrated experience hiring, training, supervising and evaluating field teaching staff and administrative staff
• Demonstrated experience evolving program design in alignment with feedback, budget, and strategic plan.
• Demonstrated ability to build and manage an almost six million dollar budget aligning educational and financial goals.
• Able to contribute on organizational policy and decision making and represent Field Education in TSS operational and strategic decisions.
• Demonstrated ability to build long-term department vision aligned with larger organizational goals.
• 5-7 years of previous experience as an administrative leader. An additional 3-5 years of experience teaching in the field
• Strong background managing organizational partnerships.

• WFR certification required.

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:
• Stretches of time outdoors in all weather, including extreme temperatures and arid conditions
• May be expected to work evenings, weekends to support special programs/events
• Carry a backpack of 20+ lbs for 8 hours a day
• Ability to drive a 15 passenger van or mini-bus

Responsibilities:
30% Field Education Strategy and Execution
• Develop and manage the annual operating plan and multi-year planning on behalf of all Field Education program offerings
• Responsible for all aspects of the day to day operation of the Field Education department
• Partner with Chief Academic Officer and head of program peers to plan and implement program area strategy and achieve established goals
• Lead the implementation and evaluation of scalable operational and programmatic systems (ie: calendar utilization, logistics, staff training, etc.)
• Responsible for integration of Field Education curriculum to achieve exceptional student outcomes
• Ensure regular assessment and evolution of program content and systems to insure quality and efficiency.

30% Team Leadership
• Supervise the Field Education Directors and lead the Field Education team to achieve programmatic outcomes and strong financial performance across three residential campuses.
• Accountable for team’s annual staff training to assure that all programming adheres to TSS operating guidelines, academic pillars, and risk management policies and best practices
• Accountable for the effective communication and collaboration between Field Educations and all shared services/Central Admin departments (Development, Finance, Property Manageme

Tagged as: Administrative Staff, Conservation, Full Time, Instruction and Guiding

Qualifications:

Qualifications:
• Demonstrated experience hiring, training, supervising and evaluating field teaching staff and administrative staff
• Demonstrated experience evolving program design in alignment with feedback, budget, and strategic plan.
• Demonstrated ability to build and manage an almost six million dollar budget aligning educational and financial goals.
• Able to contribute on organizational policy and decision making and represent Field Education in TSS operational and strategic decisions.

About Teton Science Schools

Teton Science Schools employees inspire curiosity. Our team members are engaged with the world around them. TSS employees are leaders in transformative place-based education for learners of all ages. Whether you’re working in an administrative role or in the field with students, your role at TSS will contribute to the development of lifelong learners and leaders. TSS ensures equal opportunity in education and employment for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or veteran status. Every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate people with physical disabilities.

Application Instructions

Please apply online at https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=519c8da7-670b-4d17-b4cf-5cba56583de4&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US