Director of Operations

Organization

Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College

Job status

Job Category

Job Type

Job Duration

Job Compensation Type

Remote

No

Careers

Contact Name

Jason Martin

Contact Email

jmmartin@goshen.edu

Contact Phone

2607995869

Deadline to Apply

Location

Wolflake, IN
United States

The Director of Operations provides leadership and coordination of all Natural Resources, Facilities, Grounds, Building, and Farm management at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College. They also assist the Executive Director in providing overall organizational leadership and support and/or deliver environmental education programs and classes relevant to their field of expertise.

Summary

The Director of Operations provides leadership and coordination of all Natural Resources, Facilities, Grounds, Building, and Farm management at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College. This includes coordination and supervision of staff members, leading short- and long-term strategic planning and implementation efforts, and administrative tasks. This person will also engage in special projects relevant to their area of professional expertise as time permits in coordination with other Operations staff members.

In addition to providing leadership for Merry Lea’s Operations working group, the Director of Operations also serves as a senior Merry Lea staff member and assists the Executive Director in providing overall organizational leadership. In this capacity they contribute to organization-wide strategic planning efforts, budget management, grant writing, donor relations, personnel management, and planning and implementation of projects.

Lastly, the Director of Operations supports the educational mission of Merry Lea by supporting and/or directly delivering environmental education and outreach programs classes relevant to their field of expertise. These may include workshops, family programs, special events, or collegiate courses for undergraduate or graduate students.

Compensation Information

This is a full-time, exempt salary position (1.0 FTE) with an annual salary of $50,795, plus benefits. 

Starting date is negotiable but preferred to be before September 30, 2024. Applications accepted until the position is filled.