Position Announcement

JOB TITLE: Field Staffing Office Logistics Coordinator

REPORTS TO: Field Staffing Office Manager

JOB OBJECTIVE:  The Field Staffing Office (FSO) Logistics Coordinator works as the main logistical support to all field faculty.  The Logistics Coordinator is an integral member of the FSO Team and ensures a smooth experience from home to course and back for field faculty.

QUALIFICATIONS: The ability to develop a firm understanding of the FSO mission, organizational system, and instructor policies.  The Logistics Coordinator must possess the ability to work independently, solve problems creatively, and prioritize complex variables.  Strong communication, planning, and logistical skills are essential.  Required skills include computer literacy, database use, email capabilities, and experience booking travel online.  Preferred skills include NOLS expedition course experience. 

LEADERSHIP OR SUPERVISORY DUTIES: Works closely with the FSO Staffing Manager and Staffing Coordinators. Networks internally with all FSO and HR administrative staff, and attends weekly department meetings.  Communicates regularly with NOLS field faculty and coordinates their travel to and from courses.  Functions as an integral member of the FSO Team. 

FUNDS AND/OR PROPERTY: Supervises the NOLS expedition travel budget of $780,000+ annually.


  • Supports NOLS field faculty with course travel and logistics.  Attends weekly department meetings to understand instructor travel needs and works to arrange flight itineraries and ground transportation as needed. 
  • Assists the Staffing Manager and Staffing Coordinators with the implementation of the staffing plan.
  • Works with Staffing Coordinators to process payroll for field faculty as needed.
  • Other duties to support Field Faculty (Support international visa process, track instructor certifications).
  • Other duties to support FSO office function. 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: NOLS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetics information, disability unrelated to job or admission requirements, or status as a protected veteran. The school’s nondiscrimination policy applies to all phases of its employment process, its admission and financial aid programs, and to all other aspects of its educational programs and activities. Retaliation directed to any person who pursues a discrimination complaint or grievance, participates in a discrimination investigation, or otherwise opposes unlawful discrimination is prohibited.

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK: A criminal background check is required from all NOLS employees. 

E-VERIFY: NOLS Participates in E-Verify.

MOTOR VEHICLE RECORD: Applicants must be at least 21 years of age by the position start date and possess a valid driver’s license. Must have a clean driving history and be able to meet the criteria for NOLS vehicle insurance coverage.

WORK LOCATION: Lander, WY. This is a full-time, benefitted position. Housing is not provided. 


Send Cover Letter and Resume to: Debbie Derbish


Phone: (307) 335-2229

Contact: Jesse Quillian (jesse_quillian@nols.edu) or Amy Lones (amy_lones@nols.edu) with questions.


STARTING DATE: March 8, 2021 or ASAP.

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