Yosemite Campus Director
Job Details
Yosemite National Park - El Portal, CA
$95,000.00 - $95,000.00 Salary/year

Who We Are:

NatureBridge provides environmental science education experiences for more than 30,000 students and their teachers every year in the worlds best classrooms: our National Parks. Our mission is to connect young people to the science and wonder of the natural world, igniting self-discovery, and inspiring stewardship of the planet.

What You Will Do:

As the Campus Director of our Yosemite Campus, you will report to the Chief Operations Officer and be responsible for overseeing all campus operations and program delivery. You will lead the Yosemite Leadership Team and represent the campus in National initiatives, and coordinate closely with the National Office. This job requires regular attendance on campus in El Portal or Yosemite Valley, but does allow for some time to be spent working from home.

Your primary job will be to:

  • Provide operational leadership and vision for the Yosemite Campus and lead the campus Leadership Team
  • Directly supervise the Operations, Facilities and Food Service teams
  • Foster positive and supportive campus culture and staff relationships
  • Oversee campus operations and program delivery, and ensure we are providing safe, quality programming and customer service; serve as a key member of the campus Emergency Response Team.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with the National Office and represent the Campus on National Initiatives
  • Maintain strong relationships with our National Park and other partners
  • Provide strategic thought partnership and support development of organizational policy and practice
  • Oversee risk management, human resources, and administration on campus, in partnership with National Office Department Directors
  • Work closely with National Sales, Education, and Development Directors and offer feedback and support to those departments staff on campus
  • Determine campus needs for effective program delivery, including budget, facilities, staffing, maintenance, and other resources; manage campus capital improvement projects
  • Work with the Regional Board to arrange and run effective board meetings in support of the campus
  • Support development and fundraising efforts

*This list is meant to give a general overview of the job expectations and is not an exhaustive list. A full job description will be provided prior to interview.

Compensation:

  • $95,000 annual salary
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 403b Retirement plan with employer matching
  • Generous paid vacation and sick leave

Who You Are:

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Strong leadership and management experience and ability; previous experience leading and developing teams and individuals across multi-functional areas
  • Excellent ability to work with individuals of all backgrounds and skills, able to prioritize relationships and positive team culture
  • Proven project management skills; excellent planning and execution ability and multi-tasking skills
  • Financial and budget management skills and experience
  • Exceptional critical thinker with strategic problem-solving skills
  • Personal and professional commitment to equity and inclusion in the workplace
  • Exceptional professional integrity and commitment to NatureBridges mission
  • Willingness to travel and work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Working knowledge and experience with educational institutions including K-12 schools, and environmental or outdoor education
  • Bachelors degree required, masters degree preferred in a related field such as education, business or public administration

*All NatureBridge Employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Final shot must occur 15 days or more before the start date. Here is the link to our full policy: NatureBridge COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. You must also pass a background check in order to be eligible for employment.

Why should you join the NatureBridge team?

  • We are a mission-driven organization that values your contributions and supports you in making a positive impact on youth and the environment
  • You will get to work in a beautiful natural setting with other dedicated staff who are passionate about the environment
  • Work with a friendly and collaborative campus team in a tight-knit mountain community

How To Apply:

Submit your application to our Online Career Portal. Please include a resume, 3 references, and a cover letter addressed to Ms. Judy Lin, Chief Operations Officer.

NatureBridge connects over 35,000 students and 600 schools each year to the wonder and science of the natural world, igniting self-discovery and inspiring stewardship of our planet.
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