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

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 Senior Director of Programs role is central to VOBS’ mission and vision. This position is responsible for the effective and safe delivery of all VOBS life-changing programming. The Senior Director’s leadership will impact more than 1,200 students annually across more than 15,000 student program days a year.

The ideal Senior Director of Programs candidate brings experience, energy, optimism, strength of character, personnel management expertise, proactive habits, attention to detail, and a growth mindset to VOBS and Program Leadership.

The anticipated salary for this role is in the $90,000 – 110,000 range, commensurate with experience and qualifications. VOBS offers an inclusive and compassionate workplace culture, as well as competitive employee benefits plan. The Senior 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.