Position Announcement

JOB TITLE: River Base Evacuation and Campus Services Supervisor

REPORTS TO: River Base Manager

JOB OBJECTIVE: Oversee all evacuation logistics, support campus services and operations at the NOLS River Base. This person is the point of contact for visitor and course arrivals and departures, evacuees and instructors at the River Base. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Able to create a welcoming, inclusive campus for all employees, students and visitors. Effective verbal communication skills both one on one and with large teams. Necessary skills include self motivation, organized, demonstrating initiative, creativity and effective problem solving. Must be able to work flexible hours including some long days, weekends, and holidays.

LEADERSHIP OR SUPERVISORY DUTIES: Directly oversees seasonal Operations Assistant(s) and visiting support staff. Supervises field staff as well as in-town support staff during management of campus services and course support. Organizes and manages all logistics associated with evacuations, including drives around the rocky mountain west, doctors visits, student care and student separation logistics.

FUNDS AND/OR PROPERTY: Responsible for petty cash, credit cards and budgets associated with special projects and evacuations. 


  • Represent NOLS and greet courses, instructors and visitors to River Base campus.
  • Manage communication and care for evacuated students out of NOLS Rocky Mountain River Base, including, communicating with families of evacuated students and arranging for and accompanying students to medical care.
  • Hire, train and supervise seasonal Operations Assistants.
  • Coordinate facilities maintenance and readiness for staff and student service.
  • Manage paperwork, protocols and testing for COVID-19.
  • Other duties as assigned by NOLS River Base Manager including fieldwork if qualified. 

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 employees.

NOLS 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.


HOW TO APPLY: Email cover letter and resume to: Teresa Miller

Phone: (805) 748-6955


STARTING DATE: August 2, 20201 through November 26, 2021.

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