Namchak LLC is dedicated to sharing one of the oldest forms of Tibetan Buddhist practice and making the teachings newly accessible to Westerners. Students learn from Tibetan masters as well as Western teachers and receive support from a vibrant community. We serve students on every step of the path, from those exploring meditation for the first time to more experienced students.
An opportunity exists for a new Managing Director who will be responsible for leading and managing a multi-faceted endeavor that includes the creation of online supported educational programs, a web of student groups across the nation, and the Namchak Retreat Ranch, which is being built on 9,000 acres of pristine land in Western Montana.
Namchak are looking for someone with the executive-level managerial experience and a strong strategic and operational track record to work with the founders, lead the day to day operations and staff, oversee the Retreat Ranch build-out, and support of Education and Outreach programs.
Providing overarching managerial support to the various teams, including Land Management, Retreat Ranch Operation and Management, Design and Construction, Education and Outreach, Publications and Translations, and Finance and Administration, the Managing Director will ensure that critical resources, expectations, systems, and support are in place to achieve the Namchak vision and strategy.
The Namchak culture is collaborative and caring. As a mission and values driven organization, Namchak begins each staff meeting with a mindfulness moment, re-centering around their purpose of benefiting lives through meditation, community, and learning. The dedicated staff of 12 collaborate closely to carry out the organization’s shared goals. The office community is friendly and supportive, placing great value on culture as a whole, and the well-being and professional development of employees. Because it recognizes the value of various points of view, Namchak respects and encourages diversity. We invest greatly in careful stewardship of the land and work passionately to make available this lineage’s time-tested, lab-tested tools for anyone to use, to help ourselves to live a satisfying, awakened life.
This position is based in beautiful Missoula, Montana. Missoula has been listed as one of the greatest places to live in the United States, and Montana has been named one of the 10 happiest states. Nestled in the Northern Rockies of Montana, between Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks, Missoula is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream. World class skiing is nearby. You can kayak, raft, or tube through downtown, or take a relaxing hike in 60,000 acres of wilderness just minutes away. Missoula is known for its blue-ribbon trout fishing (made famous by A River Runs Through It) and spectacular natural beauty.
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