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Teton Science Schools

  • 700 Coyote Canyon Road, Jackson, WY

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Field Education Program Coordinator – Adult Programs

Teton Science Schools employees inspire curiosity. Our team members are engaged with the world around them. TSS employees are leaders in transformative place-based education for learners of all ages. Whether you’re working in an administrative role or in the field with students, your role at TSS will contribute to the development of lifelong learners and leaders. TSS ensures equal opportunity in education and employment for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or veteran status. Every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate people with physical disabilities.


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$53k - $53k / year

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Job Overview

Ignite your career by joining our exceptional team as a Field Education Program Coordinator! Immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, where your expertise will shape bespoke field science programs for diverse groups. From guiding field educators to managing logistics with finesse, this role offers a dynamic blend of challenges. With a focus on adult programs, including captivating experiences in Field Education and occasional forays into Wildlife Expeditions, you’ll be at the forefront of environmental education and conservation. Seize the opportunity to be part of an extraordinary team, passionately dedicated to connecting people with the awe-inspiring wonders of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Elevate your career, make a lasting impact, and thrive in an environment where every day brings new adventures!


Position Purpose:   

Field Education Program Coordinators work with trip leaders of youth, family, and adult groups to customize field science programs in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Program Coordinators also train and coach field educators or AmeriCorps members. Program Coordinators also manage the logistics and administrative work of the Field Education team. The administrative work includes a programmatic focus area. This Program Coordinatior position has a focus area of adult programs, mainly for Field Education and at times for Wildlife Expeditions.



•    Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in education and in the workplace

•    Experience teaching and/or managing adult using best practices in adult education preferred

•    Minimum of three years of experience teaching in a combination of formal (K-12) and/or informal (outdoor/environmental education) settings

•    Ability to manage risk and make leadership decisions in front and backcountry settings

•    Excellent organizational and prioritization skills

•    Familiarity with Google Apps preferred


Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:      

•    Primarily based at the Jackson Campus of Teton Science Schools with potential meetings/interactions/work on all campuses

•    Primarily indoors in an office setting: sitting and standing for long stretches while using a computer

•    Stretches of time outdoors in all weather, including extreme temperatures and arid conditions

•    May be expected to work evenings, holidays or weekends to support programs and events

•    Carry a backpack of 20+ lbs for 8 hours a day over uneven terrain

•    Time spent hiking/camping in front- and back-country settings

•    Able to drive 15 passenger vans for extended periods (up to 10 hours per day)



Hosting Programs      

•    Work with visiting groups to develop customized, high-quality, place-based education programs, with a hosting focus on adult programs.

•    Facilitate the growth of educators through all aspects of programming including meetings and debriefs.

•    Complete administrative duties necessary for high quality programs and efficient customer service including resource management, scheduling and program logistics.

Focus Area          

•    Manage program systems, curriculum, implementation, and scheduling for adult programs in Wildlife Expeditions and Field Education.

•    Coach Program Coordinators in hosting and mentoring educators for  adult and family programs in Field Education and Wildlife Expeditions.

•    Support the Wildlife Expeditions team in the coordination of adult Wildlife Expeditions programs and other administrative tasks.


Educator Development  

•    Coach field educators to develop and refine pedagogical, instructional, and leadership skills.

•    Plan and implement onboarding, training and professional development for field educators to provide place-based programming in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks that increases scientific literacy, understanding of place and leadership skills.

Field Education Support 

•    Serve as a member of a Field Education program cooordinator team focused on curriculum and instruction, operations, or staffing systems.

•    Serve in the on-call rotation for Field Education.

•    Support and assist in the management of Field Education systems including food service, gear, budgets, hands to work, registration, operations, campus systems and marketing.


One TSS Responsibilities    

•    Actively cross market TSS to all program participants and support offsite marketing efforts.

•    Actively seek opportunities for internal and external collaboration through programs, resources, curriculum and staff to efficiently and effectively support the mission of TSS.

•    Contribute to inclusive work and learning environments through continually developing cultural competency. Cultural Competence is one’s ability to interact effectively across various dimensions of diversity. It lies at the intersection of awareness of others, self-awareness, and applying skills & knowledge to promote inclusion and equity


This job description is not meant to state or imply that these are the only duties performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their manager in compliance with federal and state laws.

Special Benefits

  • Full benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Generous paid time off and vacation days to explore and enjoy the beauty of Grand Teton National Park
  • Employee housing available, allowing you to live in the heart of this incredible natural landscape
  • Professional development opportunities to enhance your culinary skills and advance your career

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