Coastal Discovery Center Assistant Manager

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, June 3, 2016, 12:00am


Newport, OR
United States

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Job Description:

What you’ll do:

  • Coordinate day-to-day operations of OMSI Outdoor Science Education programs, including Outdoor School, Summer Science Camps, Rental, and Family Weekends.
  • Act as the liaison between group leaders, teachers, area organizations, OMSI registrar, and the Coastal Discovery Center for programming, scheduling, and program follow-up. 
  • Responsible for hiring and supervision of camp counselors, under the direction of the Manager.
  • Develop, organize and implement concept-based, natural science curriculum for all grade levels (K-12), including adult learners.
  • Teach field studies, interest groups, evening programs, or traveling programs. 

What you’ll need:

  • Thorough working knowledge of learning styles and instructional strategies, field program instruction, and natural history.
  • Ability to self-initiate, self-motivate, and prioritize multiple tasks in order to meet deadlines.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in natural science, education or environmental studies or equivalent combination of work experience and education.
  • Minimum 1 year leadership, supervisory, or management experience.
  • Minimum 1 year of program coordination and/or project management.
  • Minimum 2 year of experience working with youth in an outdoor residential educational setting.
  • Minimum 2 year of formal or informal experience in teaching science related topics.
  • Pass pre-employment checks, such as criminal background check, fingerprinting, American Camp Association (ACA) background checks, reference checks, and requirements in the MVR Policy including passing a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check and pre-employment drug test for the CDL Driver’s Policy.

Compensation Package:

  • Onsite living available, including shared staff quarters.
  • Competitive health benefits.
  • Vacation, Personal Days, Sick Days, and Holiday pay!

How to Apply:

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OMSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.