Employer: Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center

Expires: 03/30/2018


The OBP Operations Coordinator
reports directly to the Director, Outward Bound Professional and is responsible
for assisting in the planning and preparation for, then coordinating the
day-to-day operations of OBP programs. The OBP Ops Coordinator will be part of
a dynamic and collaborative team whose shared responsibility is that of
delivering programming of the highest quality of excellence and safety to adult
professional groups. Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center’s
Professional programs deliver customized adult programs designed to yield
high-performance teams, cultivate a positive, supportive and empowering
culture, and form greater trusting relationships amongst colleagues. Set amidst
the serene wilderness of our 204-acre island preserve or designed in the
location of your choosing, our programs stimulate creative development and
incorporate a global perspective to meet the diverse challenges of today’s organizations.
Courses operate year-round.



Coordinate day-to-day operations of OBP programs
including the dissemination and maintenance of first aid kits, assembling and
disseminating and collecting instructor information packets, providing water
bottles, initiative gear and equipment; creating day-of mobile phone contact
sheet, (ensuring all food for breakfast and lunch are ready,)  maintaining OBP Gear (In & Out) and other
duties as assigned. This includes coordinating with the per diem OBP staff who
may be managing a particular program, to provide logistical and operational

Assisting Director with OBP Program Staffing:
save-the-date requests, confirmations, maintaining all records, providing
payroll and mileage for each program.

Become facile with Delphi system and Participant
Management Database in order to support Director, as needed, creating internal
forms to communicate client needs, tracking and updating operations and ferry
information, etc. to Programs Operations team.

Organize, inventory, catalog and maintain in
excellent quality OBP program equipment, including developing systems and
expectations for pre and post program equipment allocation and retention.

Create, update and provide access to list of OBP
Initiative activity “write-ups” and equipment database.

Enter OBP participant data, OBP attendance
numbers, Accident/Incident Reports into TIOBEC and OB USA databases.

Collect post program information including
instructor evaluations, attendance forms, and End of Course Reports information. Organize information into both hard
copy files and digital records. Forward participant emails “requesting more
information” to Director.

Assist Director, OBP with tracking per diem
employee information, as appropriate.




Director, Outward Bound Professional

VP, Education

OBP per diem Program Managers and Facilitators

Director of Program Operations

Program Operations and Logistics Manager

Executive Chef (Kitchen)

Director, Operations (Waterfront)

Director, Events Operations (Events set up)

Staffing Director

Senior Director of Program and  Safety Director

Challenge Course and Safety Manager

Youth field staff




Understanding of and/or interest in adult team
and leadership development.

Understanding of and/or interest in the Outward Bound Process

Familiarity with experiential education,
specifically pertaining to professional development programming a plus

Minimum Wilderness First Aid (WFA) and CPR
medical certification required, WFR a plus

Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite of
Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Proficiency (once trained) with Delphi Booking
system and Participant Management and Participant Management Database

Excellent business oriented verbal and written
communication skills

Extensive challenge course or rope course
operation and programming experience, Site Manager a plus

Natural inclination to work collaborative and
build strong working relationships, flexibility in changing situations, and
openness for giving and receiving feedback

Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced

Propensity to act with appropriate
demeanor and tact, even in stressful situations

Commitment to quality and safety

ACA kayaking certification a plus



Work environment is dynamic and changing. Work
may include time spent outside in inclement/harsh weather, sitting at a desk 6+
hours per day, or travelling to schools/client sites.

Commute includes a 25 minute boat ride to and
from Thompson Island.

Must be willing to stay on Island occasionally
the night before OBP programs




All TIOBEC employees
are asked to assist loading/unloading cargo from the boat as able. This involves lifting and walking with
parcels upwards of 50lbs on and off moving docks and up/down ramps

Must be
able to be on feet an average of 6+ hours per day




pay commensurate with experience. Earned Sick Time. 401K retirement plan with
competitive match once pre-requisites are met. Worker’s Compensation Insurance.
Optional Accident Insurance. Access to
professional discount programs for gear and clothing. Temporary housing provided on Thompson Island
for positions that necessitate.

Thompson Island Outward Bound Education
Center is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks
a diverse staff reflective of the communities it serves. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic
protected by law.