Job Opening for new Education Director at Montana Outdoor Science School

An Announcement from MOSS:

MOSS is in search of an Education Director. This position is integral to MOSS providing quality, research-based, and relevant science programming to students throughout Montana. In collaboration with the Executive Director and Summer Program Director, the position is responsible for the quality teaching strategies, content, and assessments integrated in all of MOSS programming though focuses primarily on all aspects of school programs. This includes cultivating relationships with schools across the state, recruitment and scheduling, standards-based curriculum development, hiring and training of up to 15 part-time instructors, and creatively solving challenges that arise.

Primary Job Duties School Year
Programming (70%)
Staff Management (30%)

Qualifications Required
● Enthusiasm for MOSS’s mission, values, goals, and culture
● Degree in science, education, or a related field
● Strong knowledge of pedagogy
● Strong science content knowledge in fields including, but not limited to; biology, life science, ecology, and geology
● Experience with standards-based curriculum development
● Ability to communicate effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience, including strong e-mail writing skills, social media writing skills, and an ability to write formal marketing text
● Exceptional interpersonal and oral communication skills; versatility to interact professionally and in a positive and professional manner with the public and staff at all levels of the organization, including staff, board members, volunteers, partners, and donors
● Ability to work collaboratively as well as with a great deal of autonomy, including working independently without supervision
● Ability to set and implement priorities, manage multiple tasks, and evaluate performance
● Ability to appropriately handle confidential and sensitive information with a high degree of discretion
● Extensive computer experience including proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Google Drive, email, and social media platforms
● Ability to travel occasionally, including to outreach and fundraising events that may fall on weekends or after hours

Compensation and Benefits
This position is paid at an annual salary of $35,000-$38,000 DOE. Benefits of this position include fully-covered health, dental, and vision insurance, the opportunity to work in a flexible work environment, and knowing that your efforts directly benefit the science education of Montanans. To apply for this position, please submit a letter of interest and resume to ​​. Interviews will occur on a rolling basis beginning August 19th, 2019.

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