Outdoor Science Instructor
BEST. JOB. EVER.
Our Mission: Inspire curiosity through engaging science learning experiences, foster experimentation and the exchange of ideas, and stimulate informed action.
The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is hiring for multiple Outdoor Science Instructor positions. Instructors will primarily live at a home site, but depending on enrollment, will occasionally work at to the other site. Join our team and get the opportunity to live, work, and play at the Coastal Discovery Center at Camp Gray, in Newport, OR and Hancock Field Station, located outside Fossil, OR.
OMSI operates one of the largest museum-based outdoor education programs in the country, and supports life-long learning, inclusive communities, and fostering positive relationships with the environment. In joining the OMSI team, you also participate in OMSI’s vision to ignite an education transformation at the intersection of science and technology that spreads educational opportunities across the Northwest.
Outdoor Science Instructors are a passionate team of educators and learners committed to providing transformative concept-based outdoor science education experiences. Using our curricula, instructors plan and lead lessons that are student-centered and place-based for all ages with the great outdoors as their classroom! Instructors create more than just an educational experience for students and campers, they create life-changing experiences and memories that last a lifetime.
These positions are full season, with programming running February – October. Instructors earn $150 per day.
You must be fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19 or qualify for an accommodation under the ADA for medical or religious reasons.
• Free housing and meals
• Multiple health plans to choose from with employee premiums paid 86% by OMSI
• Vacation Days, Personal Days, Sick Days, and Holiday Pay!
• Free OMSI annual membership
• Reciprocal Employee Attractions Pass – valid for two free general admissions to 23 Oregon attractions.
All are welcome at OMSI.
OMSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to recruiting, hiring, developing, and retaining individuals from a diverse candidate pool regardless of race, age, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, citizenship status, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, or any other legally protected status.
Equity, diversity, and inclusion guide our process as we build a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can better reflect and serve our community. We strongly invite applications from candidates who share our commitment to diversity.
To learn more about OMSI’s Outdoor Education program and submit your application, visit https://omsi.edu/outdooredjobs
Positions close when filled.
● Combination of experience and education equivalent to Bachelor's Degree;
● Working knowledge of the concepts in Natural History and Ecology;
● Prior classroom, enrichment, or youth engagement experience