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.
Create and oversee annual and capital budgets and long-term fiscal planning
Provide staff support and advise Board of Trustees on fiscal matters
Oversee IT systems
Bid and oversee all HMI insurance programs
Oversee retirement, healthcare, and other employee benefits
Oversee all bookkeeping, accounting, payroll, and regulatory filing for HMI
Oversee facility maintenance and new capital construction
Oversee human resources for all HMI employees
Serve on HMI’s administrative team/oversee Executive Assistant/participate in on-call coverage
We will review applications on a rolling basis and 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.
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.
Additional Salary Information: DOE
About High Mountain Institute
About the High Mountain Institute:
A semester school for high school juniors, the High Mountain Institute (HMI) combines the best of a traditional independent school with outstanding outdoor education. HMI connects students to the natural world and teaches them essential leadership and communication skills through participation in a rigorous, experiential academic program, extended wilderness trips, and an intentional community. HMI also offers a Summer Term for high school students and a variety of adolescent and adult programming. For more information, please visit www.hminet.org. We seek candidates who share our passion for educating to the whole student.