Station Manager, University of Wyoming & The National Park Service

Grand Teton National Park, WY

Position Title: Station Manager

Organization: University of Wyoming & The National Park Service

Location: Grand Teton National Park, WY

Position Overview: Responsible for daily operations of the UW-NPS Field Station in Grand Teton National Park, in coordination with the UW-NPS Director and other staff and in compliance with University of Wyoming and US Park Services rules and regulations.


  • Oversee daily operations of the Field Station, including managing guest check-in/check-out, and ensuring safety of all residents in accordance with UW and NPS regulations. The Station Manager is the primary onsite and overnight presence at the station and must coordinate with staff to ensure 24/7 UW presence throughout the season.
  • Main point of contact with the onsite facilities manager is to deal with any facilities-related issues, including general maintenance, housekeeping, pests (mice, bats, insects), and any ongoing construction and major maintenance projects.
  • Advertise for, interview, hire, and oversee station staff (2-3 UW undergraduate students) who work on long-term research projects as well as helping with daily operations. Staff must be trained annually and help with 24/7 onsite presence during the Station Manager’s time off.
  • Document station activities (research, education, outreach) for social media and annual reports in coordination with station and on-campus staff.
  • Manage housing requests, maintain housing schedule, answer housing questions, send visit confirmations, and collect overnight visitor paperwork. Track all overnight and day visitor information and coordinate with other staff for billing and reporting.
  • Main UW point of contact for NPS interns housed at the station, includes approving timesheets and coordinating with NPS supervisors when necessary.
  • Plan and coordinate the Harlow Summer Seminar Series during the spring and oversee these events throughout the summer season. These are weekly events throughout the summer season that highlight prominent work in the region as a public outreach event. Coordinate with speakers, advertise, and coordinate with on-campus staff to make event recordings broadly available.
  • Work with the Director to oversee the small grants program, including advertising, coordinating with UW faculty and NPS staff on review, facilitating housing for grant recipients, and assisting researchers who are guests at the station.


  • Initiate new research projects that facilitate long-term data streams across diverse scientific fields.
  • Teach courses in area(s) of expertise for UW undergraduates.
  • Develop outreach programs to connect Field Station and UW to diverse stakeholders.
  • Solve emergency problems on weekends or during evening hours as required.
  • Assist with special projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: MS in Ecological, Geological, Wildlife Management, Social, and related sciences of relevance to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

Experience: Demonstrated management experience (of people and/or a facility)

Required licensure, certification, registration, or other requirements: Valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:

Education:PhD in Ecology, Geology, Wildlife Management, Social Sciences or related fields of relevance to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

Experience:Management of people and/or a facility

Experience conducting research at a field station or experience managing a remote facility or experience leading courses at a field station or experience developing and implementing outreach programs.

Salary/Pay: $55,000 – $65,000

Application Deadline: Open until filled. Complete applications received by April 26 will receive full consideration.

How to Apply: Please use the online application to view the full job description as well as how to apply.