Kelly Campus Faculty

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $46,460.00
Maximum: $46,460.00




1 Ditch Creek Road
United States


Position Purpose: Kelly Campus faculty work collaboratively to develop and facilitate transformative place-based educational experiences for youth, family, and adult groups in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. They serve as teaching coaches and mentors of both students in the Teton Science Schools Graduate program and field education instructors.

This is a full-time, exempt position.


  • Minimum of Master's Degree in science, education or related field
  • Varied experience teaching in both formal (K-12) and informal (outdoor/environmental education) settings
  • Experience creating, implementing, and evaluating field science curriculum
  • Experience coaching and evaluating educators in the development of their teaching practice
  • Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external constituents
  • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively on a team
  • Ability to manage risk and make leadership decisions in front and backcountry settings

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

  • Primarily Kelly Campus of Teton Science Schools with potential meetings/interactions/work on all campuses locations
  • Stretches of time outdoors in all weather, including extreme temperatures and arid conditions
  • May be expected to work evenings, weekends or overtime to support special programs/events
  • Time spent hiking/camping in front- and back-country settings
  • Carry a backpack of 20+ lbs for 8 hours a day over uneven terrain
  • Able to drive 15 passenger vans & minibuses with participants


50% Field Education Programming

  • Train, evaluate and develop a team of educators to assure the implementation of thematic, place-based, experiential curriculum for field days and evening programs
  • Work with visiting groups to develop customized, high-quality, place-based education programs for adult, family, and/or youth residential and nonresidential programming
  • Assist with administrative duties necessary for high quality programs and efficient customer service
  • Fulfill faculty on call responsibilities
  • Oversee operations and risk management of all programs facilitated by the Kelly Campus

40% Graduate Program Coaching

  • Teach, coach, and mentor graduate students in the development of pedagogical, leadership, and instructional skills and the implementation of thematic, place-based, experiential curriculum for field days and evening programs
  • Manage graduate program administrative responsibilities including scheduling, advising, and assessment

10% One TSS Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with institutional and external partners regarding shared programs, resources, systems, staff, and curriculum
  • Serve on institutional committees in support of TSS Strategic Plan
  • Attend Kelly Campus faculty meetings and trainings
  • Support cross-organizational initiatives as needed

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

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