The High Mountain Institute (HMI) is seeking a Science and Residential Life Faculty, a full-time position for the HMI Semester. Responsibilities include teaching one section of Natural Science, leading wilderness expeditions, and managing and running the residential life program.
About the High Mountain Institute
HMI joins the best of a traditional independent school environment with top-class outdoor education opportunities. HMI seeks to connect our students to the natural world and teach them essential leadership and communication skills through participation in a rigorous academic program, extended wilderness trips, and an intentional community. For more information, please visit www.hminet.org.
- Teach one section of Natural Science each semester
- Co-lead wilderness expeditions in the Rocky Mountains and canyons of southern Utah (7 weeks per year)
- Collaborate with the Dean of Students to create a positive residential life experience
- Consistently refine and improve the residential life curriculum and experience
- Mentor apprentices in residential life duties
- Participate in weekly residential responsibilities
- Advise 4-6 students per semester
- Housing and meals on campus
- Health and dental insurance
- Vision benefits
- 4%-9% matching retirement benefits after 1 year
- Summer vacation, early June to mid-August
- Wilderness leadership training
- Annual professional development opportunities
- Competitive salary, dependent on experience
Qualifications: BA or higher, willingness to acquire and maintain current WFR & CPR certifications, prior science teaching experience, prior experience leading in a wilderness setting, enthusiasm for working with teenagers in a residential setting. Must have a willingness to work non-traditional hours (evenings and weekends). Criminal and driving background check required.
How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to Aimee Goldstein, Administrative Assistant for the HMI Semester, via e-mail at email@example.com.
We will begin our initial review of applications on May 1, 2017 and will continue reviewing applications until the position is filled. Finalists will be invited to HMI for a formal interview.
Correspondence via e-mail is preferred.
HMI’s Diversity Statement
The High Mountain Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We strive for diversity by honoring the differences of each member of the community. We seek to build a community (of trustees, faculty, staff, and students) that represents ethnic, socioeconomic, and geographic diversity and that brings a diversity of experience, background, talent, and perspective.