Please consider forwarding this job description to those you think may be interested. I will begin reviewing applications shortly, and we are looking to have someone in place November 1.
The Center for Coastal Margin Observation & Prediction (CMOP), a multi-institutional NSF Science and Technology Center hosted at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), seeks an Education and Outreach Coordinator to join the center’s education team. CMOP
conducts leading-edge coastal margin research, which serves as a catalyst for education, knowledge transfer and broadening participation. Under the direction of the Director of Academic Programs this position will (1) develop and manage 6th-12th grade curriculum
and activities to support transformative education initiatives based on CMOP science for both formal and free-choice education settings, with an emphasis on culturally relevant STEM programs for Native American students; (2) translate CMOP science to education
and outreach activities for non-scientist audiences; (3) develop, coordinate, schedule and manage 6th-12th grade camps and classes; (4) assist with the development and management of Teacher Professional Development programs; (5) support program research and
evaluation efforts; (6) promote education programs to internal and external audiences; (7) identify opportunities and participate in the development of education partners (K-12 and other institutions); and (8) represent CMOP at local and regional events.
Minimum qualifications include a B.S. degree in a related science discipline or science education at the secondary level, and two years prior experience in an academic or other educational environment; or a relevant M.S. degree. Additional qualifications include
commitment to diversity and experience broadening participation of underrepresented groups; integrating the needs of diverse populations in educational programs; ability to translate CMOP’s science to educational programs; prioritizing and managing multiple
tasks while meeting deadlines; successful experience coordinating programs and activities; ability to work independently or as part of a team; and strong communication skills. Preferred qualifications include experience in curriculum/activity development
for grades 6-12; in-depth knowledge of Native American culture; and knowledge of Oregon K-12 education standards.
This position is full-time, however part-time will be considered. The position is based at OHSU’s West Campus, in Beaverton, Oregon. The work schedule is consistent with standard M-F hours of operation, with some evening and weekend hours expected. Frequent
local travel is necessary, requiring a driver’s license and/or available transportation; occasional regional and national travel may be required. Relocation assistance is not available.
For more information about CMOP and this job opportunity, visit
To Apply: Please apply for position IRC37482 by submitting a cover letter and resume/CV at
. Position will remain open until filled.
Change can’t happen if we see things just one way. That’s why diversity is important to who we are. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Nievita Bueno Watts, PhD
Director of Academic Programs
Center for Coastal Margin Observation & Prediction Oregon Health & Science University
20000 NW Walker Road
Beaverton, OR 97006-8921
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