Outdoor Education Program Supervisor

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

About the organization

OMSI is a center of excellence in science teaching and learning and a valued destination for the community. Founded in 1944, OMSI is ranked as one of the nation's top ten science museums and a world-class tourist attraction and educational resource that reaches 1 million people each year. We are proud to be the largest museum-based outdoor education program in the country.


The Outdoor Education Program Supervisor is part of a team of passionate educators and learners committed to providing transformative concept-based outdoor science education experiences. They supervise seasonal staff and manage program logistics as well as assisting the manager with staff onboarding and the daily operation of the site. They contribute to dismantling barriers and increasing inclusion and accessibility for all staff and participants.

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.

Position Responsibilities
You must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for an accommodation under the ADA for medical or religious reasons.

• Act as the liaison between OMSI Outdoor Education team and leadership, group leaders, teachers, the OMSI registrar, and area partners. Manages and tracks multiple user groups, projects, and/or curricula to successfully address participant needs and experiences
• Provides direct supervision of seasonal Outdoor Science Instructors and Camp Counselors. Responsible for hiring, onboarding, training, and evaluation of staff.


● Combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree:
○ Working knowledge of the concepts in Natural History and Ecology;
○ Examples of strong facilitation, presentation, and public speaking skills with small and large groups.
● Demonstrated experience and/or ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and talents in a seasonal work environment;
● Demonstrated program management and/or project coordination experience;
● Prior classroom, enrichment, or youth engagement experience with an emphasis on positive behavior management principles;
● Demonstrated experience leading diverse groups of participants.


$136 per day

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Compensation Package
• Competitive health benefits.
• Vacation, 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.

To learn more about OMSI’s Outdoor Education Jobs visit https://sites.google.com/omsi.edu/outdooredjobs. To learn more or apply to be an Outdoor Education Program Supervisor, visit https://omsi.applicantpool.com/jobs/693281.html

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