Who We AreAlaska Geographic is a non-profit partner with the National Park Service offering education programs and visitor services through the Murie Science and Learning Center in Denali National Park and Preserve. Denali is a six-million-acre wilderness recognized primarily for its large mammals. Denali also hosts an incredible diversity of fauna and flora, some of the largest remaining glaciers, and striking geology. The spectacular mountain scenery and wildlife viewing opportunities draw thousands of visitors each summer. Alaska Geographic supports the mission of the MSLC through a wide variety of education programs for all audiences. Our focus is to disseminate science through compelling and hands-on education offerings.
Position type: Seasonal, full time and part-time positions available
Location: Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska
Pay: $18-22 per hour, DOE
Alaska Geographic is currently seeking experienced educators that enjoy having the wilderness as their classroom and can create meaningful connections for visitors to Denali’s amazing ecosystems.
The primary responsibility of instructional staff will be the delivery of informative and engaging science-based programs that will leave visitors with a lasting connection to Denali and an appreciation of scientific research in the wilderness. The Science Educator is primarily responsible for delivering two educational programs; Family Time and Presentations.
Responsibilities and Duties
Science Educators will also support other programs. These duties may include:
Our season is from early May through early September. We will prioritize applicants who can commit to the entire season but will consider shorter durations.
To apply, email a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for 3 references to the Denali Education Program Coordinator, Al Ruedas at [email protected]
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning January 15th. Qualified candidates will be asked to complete a screening survey prior to being offered an interview. Hiring decisions will be made starting in February until positions are filled.
To learn more about our programs and operation, visit our websites at www.akgeo.org and www.nps.gov/rlc/murie/index.htm.
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