The High Mountain Institute is seeking a full-time Director of Finance and Operations to begin work May 24, 2021. The Director of Finance & Operations oversees HMI’s accounting, bookkeeping, budgeting, human resources, technology, and operations. The Director serves as a member of the school leadership team and serves as the staff support member to the HMI Board of Trustees Finance Committee.
About the High Mountain Institute: HMI seeks to connect our students to the natural world and teach them essential leadership and communication skills through participation in a rigorous academic program, extended wilderness trips, and a community of shared responsibility. For more information, please visit www.hminet.org.
Qualifications: BA or higher in Accounting or another Business related field; 5-10 years prior experience in office management, benefits management, budgeting, bookkeeping, GAAP and accounting; ability to manage IT systems; proficiency in MS Office suite, Google Drive, Quickbooks, and web based applications, ability to pass a criminal background check and drug screen.
How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume via email to Em Ducharme, Administrative Coordinator & Registrar, at firstname.lastname@example.org and fill out the HMI Prospective Employment Form online (link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdsZ7dAonRnuKG78r2H3qTm9lWeJyUGQD5lke44-m5RKiQgzw/viewform )
Please apply directly through our website (https://www.hminet.org/employment) and not through this site if possible.
We will review applications on a rolling basis, but expect a thorough review to begin the week of February 15, 2021; we will continue reviewing applications until the position is filled. Finalists will be invited to HMI for a formal interview. Correspondence via e-mail is preferred.
The High Mountain Institute is an equal opportunity employer that strives for diversity by honoring the differences of each member of the community. We seek to build a community (of trustees, faculty, staff, and students) that represents ethnic, socioeconomic, and geographic diversity and that brings a diversity of experience, background, talent, and perspective.
Additional Salary Information: Position Benefits:
-Health, dental, and vision benefits
-4-9% retirement benefits match after 1 year
-3-6 weeks vacation
-Wilderness leadership training opportunities
-Annual professional development opportunities
-Competitive salary, dependent on experience
-On-campus housing (as available)
About High Mountain Institute
The High Mountain Institute is a boarding school and outdoor programs provider based in Leadville, Colorado. HMI seeks to connect our students to the natural world and teach them essential leadership and communication skills through participation in a rigorous academic program, extended wilderness trips, and a community of shared responsibility. We strive to build an inclusive team that represents diverse backgrounds and identities.