Director of Education, Yellowstone Association

Gardiner, MT

Organization: Yellowstone Association


  • Provide strong leadership and strategic focus by supporting and overseeing the Institute management team, fostering a culture of collaboration and an emphasis on achieving results. The management team includes program managers, contact center manager, campus manager and operations manager.
  • Prepare and manage detailed annual budgets and work plans based on strategic priorities; monitor financial performance and achieve budget goals.
  • Oversee management of a broad selection of educational programs consistent with the mission and goals of YA and NPS; maintain the highest standards of educational quality and safety.
  • Serve as a member of YA’s senior leadership team and a collaborative partner in decisions regarding organizational strategy; attend board meetings and events as assigned.
  • Travel into Yellowstone, throughout the Greater Yellowstone area and other
  • Represent YA and its mission accurately and positively
  • Work collaboratively with staff across the Yellowstone Association

Desired qualifications:

  • Demonstrated expertise in successfully leading people
  • Proven ability to manage a budget of more than $1 million as well as the supporting operations
  • Experience directing a place-based education programming with a professional staff
  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Proven ability to collaborate across functions within an organization
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong commitment to the educational mission of the Yellowstone Association
  • This position involves driving YA vehicles, therefore applicants must be 21 years of age or older, maintain a valid US driver’s license, and maintain a favorable driving record for insurance purposes.

Salary/pay: $65,000 starting annual salary.

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