NOLS seeks to fill two critical roles at the school and is excited to announce the search for the Vice President of Advancement and the Vice President of Expeditions. Read on below to find out more about these exciting opportunities!
The Vice President of Advancement (VP of Advancement) will forge an innovative strategy for all Advancement efforts and ensure continued excitement and passion for the historic excellence and transformational experience associated with NOLS.Read the full position description
As a key executive team member, and reporting directly to the NOLS President, the Vice President of Expeditions will act decisively to chart a fiscally sustainable and innovative path for the Expeditions team. In this role you will lead a global team with clarity, humility, and empathy in the pursuit of the NOLS Mission and an excellent student experience.Read the full position description
The National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) is a nonprofit global wilderness school that seeks to help individuals step forward boldly as leaders. We believe that anyone can be a leader; it’s our role to provide the environment and training to help them discover their full potential. We do that in classrooms close to home and in remote wilderness areas around the world. The scope of NOLS’ mission and impact is far and wide with 14 campuses across six countries and educational opportunities around the world. The school enrolls more than 28,000 students and employs over 1,000 full-time and part time staff and instructors with an annual budget of approximately $40 million in a typical year. NOLS currently has more than 360,000 active alumni.
Founded in 1965 in a small cabin in Sinks Canyon, Wyoming, NOLS was a school primarily focused on teaching outdoor skills and exploring what leadership lessons could be learned in the backcountry. Today, NOLS is a multifaceted wilderness school supporting thousands of students in their leadership and technical skill development. NOLS offers a range of programming and training across five major areas: Wilderness Medicine, Wilderness Expeditions, Custom Education, Alumni Expeditions, and Risk Management. The programmatic offerings range from courses that last a few hours in the classroom to several months in a wilderness setting. NOLS continues to focus on nurturing individuals who want to live and lead responsibly in our global community.