On behalf of our client, Voyageur Outward Bound School (VOBS), CohenTaylor Executive Search Services is conducting a retained executive search for their Director of Safety & Operations.

June 28, 2022    

For more information or to send your credentials, please email beau@cohentaylor.com. All inquiries will remain confidential.

Voyageur Outward Bound School (VOBS) is the leading provider of outdoor, experiential leadership education in the Midwest. VOBS has been changing lives through challenge and discovery since 1964. VOBS is an independent 501(c)(3) and a charter member of Outward Bound USA, a strong, national network of 10 schools across America. Outward Bound engages a diversity of emerging leaders ages 12 and up with relevant, inclusive single day and multi-day “expedition” leadership learning. VOBS, like all Outward Bound schools, engages students with belonging, strength, and purpose for a more resilient and compassionate world.

The Director of Safety & Operations role is central to VOBS’ mission, vision and values. The Director’s leadership will impact more than 1,200 students and 150 staff annually. The Director is responsible for ensuring program and workplace safety and risk mitigation across all sites in Minnesota and Texas.

The ideal Director of Safety & Operations candidate brings experience, energy, optimism, and proactive habits to VOBS leadership. The Director will have the capacity and appetite to manage multiple teams and the fortitude to address and solve thorny and evolving safety dilemmas in collaboration with other VOBS leaders.

The anticipated salary for this role is in the $65,000 – 85,000 range, commensurate with experience and qualifications. VOBS offers an inclusive and compassionate workplace culture, as well as competitive employee benefits plan. The Director can be based at either VOBS’ Ely, MN Homeplace location or its Twin Cities site. Relocation assistance is available.

To apply, please send your resume to beau@cohentaylor.com. All inquiries will remain confidential.