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  • Summer Camp Counselor

    Camp Programs
    Keystone

    Keystone Science School is hiring Summer Camp Counselors to facilitate day and overnight outdoor education programs. Counselors are responsible for teaching science curriculum, leading camp activities (hiking, camping, songs, skits, archery, etc.), facilitating meals and evening programs, and completion of manual labor tasks on a rotating basis.

    You'll work collaboratively with a fun and mission-driven team that cares about youth science and outdoor education, and your work will positively and directly impact the thousands of campers that visit KSS campus each summer. This position requires a minimum of 3 months of work experience with children and/or teens, a Wilderness First Aid and CPR certification, and a valid drivers license/excellent driving record.

    KSS is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Oversee a group of up to 13 children
    • Plan, prepare, and teach grade appropriate curriculum and activities
    • Lead overnight wilderness camping trips and hikes
    • Facilitate adventure experience with professional contracts (e.g. rafting, climbing)
    • Supervise campers overnight in a dorm or tent
    • Maintain high standards for safety and risk management

    Dates of Employment and Schedule

    May 23, 2022 - August 13, 2022. Instructors will generally work 6+ days per week during the summer.

    Compensation, Benefits, and Housing

    The salary is $520-587.60/week. Housing and food is provided at no cost. Counselors are required to live on campus. Housing includes rustic cabins, dorms, and/or canvas tents that may be shared with other staff and/or students. Counselors also gain access to hundreds of outdoor industry gear pro deals and discounts!

    Required Education, Experience, and Certifications:

    • Current Wilderness First Aid (WFA) and CPR certifications, from an approved vendor, or the ability to obtain before the first day of employment.
    • Candidates will be asked to provide verification of 460 hours of experience working with school-age children.
    • Excellent driving record and a valid driver's license.
    • Must be able to successfully pass a comprehensive background check.

    Preferred Skill Sets:

    • Ability to communicate verbally and teach in Spanish.
    • Proficiency with Google Drive and CampSite camp management software.
    • Candidates age 20+ with a minimum of 5 years driving experience will be required to participate in and pass Van Driver Training, and they will be required to drive a 15-passenger van.

    Required COVID 19 Vaccine Policy

    Keystone Science School has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy. Individuals hired after January 1, 2022 are required to be either fully vaccinated or partially vaccinated before their start dates. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in the revocation of the employment offer. Employees in need of an exemption from this policy due to a medical reason, or because of a sincerely held religious belief must submit a completed Request for Accommodation form to the Human Resources Department to begin the accommodation process. Accommodations will be granted where they do not cause KSS undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others.

    Equal Employment Opportunity 
    Keystone Science School is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

  • Lead Program Instructor

    Programs
    Keystone

    Lead Program Instructors will be team leaders and facilitate overnight outdoor education field trips during the school year and overnight camp and adventure programs in the summer.

    During the school year the Lead Program Instructor is responsible for teaching the wide variety of curricula options offered by KSS. Lead Program Instructors will lead groups of up to 13 students in outdoor education programs including environmental science and community building curriculum. Lead Program Instructors are responsible for lesson planning and organizing curriculum for each program. They are also responsible for the facilitation of meals, evening programs, and the completion of manual labor tasks on a rotating basis. Lead Program Instructors will be the main point of contact for schools during their program. Schedule is 5 days per week and includes some nights and weekends.

    During the summer time Lead Program Instructors may facilitate KSS summer camps including day and overnight programs on the Keystone Science School campus and at satellite locations around Summit County. Lead Program Instructors may also lead adventure programming with a focus on backcountry travel and high adventure activities. Programs are age-specific, full-week program sessions offering education, adventure and recreational activities based upon weekly science and adventure themes. Campers in all programs range from entering Kindergarten through 12th grade. Schedule is 6 days per week including nights and weekends.

    There will be scheduled time off between spring, summer, and fall seasons.

    Main areas of focus:

    • 60% Teaching
    • 15% Lesson planning and curriculum organization
    • 25% Support staff duties (e.g. facilitation of meals, evening programs, and completion of manual labor tasks)

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Lead Instructor duties include, but are not limited to:
      • Lead team meetings with instructors
      • Give feedback to and coach seasonal instructors
      • Serve as a liaison between clients and customer experience team
      • Develop of curriculum in collaboration with program coordinator and instructors
      • Plan and implement logistics of programming
    • Supervise and teach a group of up to 13 K-12 students on their own
    • Plan, prepare, and teach grade appropriate environmental education curricula
    • Facilitate team building, leadership, and social emotional learning activities
    • Program facilitation includes support staff duties such as teaching evening programs, campus cleaning, meal set-up and clean-up and on-call responsibilities
    • Supervise and maintain high standards of health and safety, and follow Risk Management policies in all activities
    • Attend and help facilitate all staff meetings and trainings as assigned
    • Facilitate and provide support for a wide variety of KSS programs and activities
    • Drive a 15-passenger van and successfully complete Van Driver Training
    • Abide by and uphold the policies and procedures set forth by KSS
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Education, Experience, and Certifications

    • Bachelor's or Associate's degree
    • Minimum of 1 year of experience teaching students in an outdoor or classroom setting
    • Current Wilderness First Aid (WFA) and CPR certifications minimum
      • Current Wilderness First Responder (WFR) required for Summer Adventure programs
    • Age 21+ with a minimum of 5 years driving experience, excellent driving record, and a valid driver's license
    • Must be able to successfully pass a comprehensive background check

    Preferred Skills

    • Ability to communicate verbally and teach in Spanish
    • Wilderness First Responder Certification
    • Experience leading/guiding participants in overnight wilderness/backcountry trips
    • Previous experience driving with a trailer
    • Bachelor’s or higher degree in a related field such recreation, education, or a subject in the human services field
    • Proficiency with Google Drive and CampSite camp management software
    • Previous employment experience at Keystone Science School 

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities – Minimum Requirements

    • Experience in a peer or professional leadership role
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including days, nights, and weekends
    • Have an interest in, respect for, and ability to work with children
    • Have an interest in, respect for, and ability to work with people with diverse backgrounds
    • Ability to create an inclusive learning environment for students from a wide range of backgrounds
    • Proven ability to creatively develop science and education curricula and lesson plans
    • Ability to adapt instruction and lessons to meet a wide variety of learners using different educational methods
    • Experience with risk management practices of the outdoor and environmental education industry
    • Ability to be creative, adaptable, and flexible while managing children in a variety of situations
    • Strong work ethic and will work until the job is complete
    • Motivation to contribute positively to the KSS at-large community
    • Multi-task efficiently while managing a high-volume workload in a fast-paced, changing environment
    • Superior customer service skills, with the ability to be creative and think 'outside the box'
    • Ability to work in a busy environment with many distractions 

    Required COVID 19 Vaccine Policy
    Keystone Science School has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy. Individuals hired after January 1, 2022 are required to be either fully vaccinated or partially vaccinated before their start dates. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in the revocation of the employment offer. Employees in need of an exemption from this policy due to a medical reason, or because of a sincerely held religious belief must submit a completed Request for Accommodation form to the Human Resources Department to begin the accommodation process. Accommodations will be granted where they do not cause KSS undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others.

    Equal Employment Opportunity 
    Keystone Science School is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

  • Talent Acquisition and Development Specialist

    Human Resources
    Keystone

    Employment Class: Full-time, Regular
    Pay Status: Exempt
    Salary Range: $59,265 - $71,591 per year
    Expected Hours: Minimum 40 hrs/week
    Dates of Employment/Start Date: ASAP
    Reports to: Human Resources and Equity Director
    Housing Available: No
    Remote Work Option: A portion of each week is eligible for remote work
     

    With the outdoors as a backdrop for learning, Keystone Science School inspires curiosity and critical thinking through the lens of science to change lives and strengthen communities.

    Located in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, Keystone Science Schools historic campus serves as base camp for our diverse suite of inquiry-based learning programs. We combine hands-on science education with outdoor adventure to create engaging experiences for our students. At KSS, we change lives, we bring fun and laughter to everything we do, we care about each other and those we serve, we strive for excellence, we offer competitive compensation and generous benefits, and we are committed to serving students from diverse backgrounds. We're proud to be Summit County's #1 Best Non-Profit and #2 Best Place to Work (2019)! Visit KeystoneScienceSchool.org to learn more!

    Overview and Job Summary

    Keystone Science School is hiring a Talent Acquisition and Training Specialist to develop and implement the organization's full-cycle recruiting strategy, which includes sourcing, interviewing, onboarding, and training talent. The Specialist will work in partnership with hiring managers to facilitate an efficient hiring workflow and create a positive experience for candidates and employees. They will work on a team of HR professionals to ensure that all aspects of HR, including hiring practices, are just, equitable, diverse, and inclusive. This position requires creativity to explore new ideas to attract talent, effective communication and coaching skills, and the ability to manage a high-volume of paperwork, onboarding, and training tasks with attention to detail.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    Main areas of focus in this position are:

    • 60% Recruitment
    • 20% Onboarding
    • 20% Training and Development

    Recruitment

    • Develop and execute a recruitment strategy;
    • Develop tools and systems that streamline and improve the recruiting process while working within KSSs HRIS systems, Paycom;
    • Prepare job descriptions for all positions in partnership with hiring managers;
    • Prepare, post, and renew job postings;
    • Expand opportunities for marketing open positions;
    • Develop partnerships with organizations that can expand the ability to recruit diverse candidates;
    • Define and promote KSS employment brand and value proposition and communicate total rewards package to candidates during the hiring process;
    • Provide reporting and tracking on job postings and results;
    • Manage a recruitment budget;
    • Partner with hiring managers on applicant management as folks go through the hiring process;
    • Review applications, conduct interviews, and complete reference checks in an efficient and transparent manner;
    • Develop and improve an interview question bank and training for hiring managers and provide HR oversight for interview documents and professional references;
    • Measure results of recruiting strategy and performance;
    • Create term agreements for new employees and partner with hiring managers to ensure all details accurately reflect employment.

    Onboarding

    • Develop and implement a comprehensive onboarding process;
    • Plan and conduct new employee orientation;
    • Works with HR Generalist to understand employee onboarding and training requirements as it relates to safety, risk management, and compliance;
    • Collect and enter new hire information and employee documentation for entry into HRIS/Payroll/Paycom;
    • Collect necessary paperwork and run background checks for all staff and Board members.

    Training and Development

    • Develop and implement a comprehensive training plan plan for all employees;
    • In collaboration with Programs staff, develop and facilitate risk management and safety trainings required under ACA, Colorado State Child Care Licensure, and risk management and safety programs;
    • Conduct training and certifications for staff or coordinate with other internal and external trainers or vendors when applicable.

    Other HR Responsibilities

    • Maintain candidate and employee records in an electronic format and in accordance with applicable laws;
    • Incorporate JEDI best practices into all aspects of HR;
    • Support employee engagement efforts where and when needed;
    • Lead or support special projects as necessary.  

    Compensation:
    Salary range is $59,265 - $71,591 per year per year depending on experience, plus a generous benefits package including:

    • 75% employer-paid medical and dental premiums for the employee and dependents;
    • 100% employer-paid short- and long-term disability, $50,000 life insurance policy with matching AD&D benefit;
    • Up to 120 paid PTO hours, 96 paid sick hours, and 80 paid holiday hours, pro-rated based on hours worked;
    • 401K retirement savings plan with a 3% employer match contribution;
    • Discounts for family members on KSS programs, plus access to outdoor industry pro deals and a discounted ski pass.

    The minimum requirements in knowledge, skills, and abilities:

    • A strong attention to detail and ability to organize data and information in an electronic platform;
    • A strong work ethic and will work until the job is complete;
    • The motivation to contribute positively to the KSS at-large community;
    • The ability to build collaborative relationships among staff;
    • Exceptional and effective verbal and written communication skills;
    • The ability to effectively interact with people of diverse backgrounds and different levels of experience;
    • The ability to be self-directed and complete tasks remotely;
    • A level of professionalism to maintain the integrity of confidential information included in hiring processes, payroll, and other human resources-related issues or projects;
    • The ability to manage a high-volume workload in a fast-paced, changing environment;
    • A commitment to continuous learning.

    In addition to the above required talents, our ideal candidate will have these preferred skillsets:

    • Computer skills include proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.), HRIS systems, and QuickBooks;
    • Comprehension of the Spanish language via written and/or verbal form.

    Our required education, experience, and certifications:

    • Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) from a four-year college or university;
    • Minimum 2 years of experience in the Human Resource/Recruitment environment;
    • Current First Aid and CPR certification or ability to obtain within 60 days of employment.
    • Required COVID 19 Vaccine Policy

    Keystone Science School has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy. Individuals hired after January 1, 2022 are required to be either fully vaccinated or partially vaccinated before their start dates. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in the revocation of the employment offer. Employees in need of an exemption from this policy due to a medical reason, or because of a sincerely held religious belief must submit a completed Request for Accommodation form to the Human Resources Department to begin the accommodation process. Accommodations will be granted where they do not cause KSS undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others.

    Equal Employment Opportunity 
    Keystone Science School is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

  • HR Generalist

    Human
    Keystone

    Employment Class: Full-time, Regular

    Pay Status: Exempt

    Salary Range: $56,137 - $65,915 per year

    Expected Hours: Minimum 40 hrs/week

    Dates of Employment/Start Date: ASAP

    Reports to: Human Resources and Equity Director

    Housing Available: No

    Remote Work Option: A portion of each week is eligible for remote work

    With the outdoors as a backdrop for learning, Keystone Science School inspires curiosity and critical thinking through the lens of science to change lives and strengthen communities.

    Located in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, Keystone Science Schools historic campus serves as base camp for our diverse suite of inquiry-based learning programs. We combine hands-on science education with outdoor adventure to create engaging experiences for our students. At KSS, we change lives, we bring fun and laughter to everything we do, we care about each other and those we serve, we strive for excellence, we offer competitive compensation and generous benefits, and we are committed to serving students from diverse backgrounds. We're proud to be Summit County's #1 Best Non-Profit and #2 Best Place to Work (2019)! Visit KeystoneScienceSchool.org to learn more!

    Overview and Job Summary

    Keystone Science School is hiring an HR Generalist with a "ready-for-anything" attitude and solid knowledge across multiple HR disciplines. Responsibilities will include policy development, record-keeping, workplace safety and risk management, legal compliance, training and development, employee experience, payroll support, benefits, and other HR administration tasks and projects. Working in collaboration with a team of HR professionals, the Generalist will incorporate justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) best practices into all aspects of HR. This position requires the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, effectively communicate to diverse audiences, and the ability to manage confidential data and issues.

    Main areas of focus:

    • 70% HR Administration

    • 10% Workplace Safety and Risk Management

    • 20% Payroll Support

    • 10% Employee Experience and Engagement

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    Human Resources Administration

    • Assist HR and Equity Director with annual Employee Handbook updates, and other formal documents;

    • Maintain employee records in an electronic format and in accordance with applicable laws;

    • Assist with external HR audits;

    • Draft new policies as needed with oversight from the HR and Equity Director;

    • Provide IT oversight for onboarding and offboarding employees in partnership with the Finance and Administration Director;

    • Remain informed of HR policies and work in partnership with HR and Equity Director to ensure KSS is in full compliance and is following best practices.

    Workplace Safety and Risk Management

    • Develop and facilitate trainings related to safety ;

    • In partnership with the HR and Equity Director, develop ongoing HR trainings for managers and staff and implement on a regular basis to increase awareness and understanding of HR topics;

    • Manage employee safety programs;

    • Manage workers compensation programs;

    • Participate in the KSS Safety Committee to support projects and tasks related to Colorado child care licensure, ACA, Risk Management, and Safety;

    • Work with Program Managers to understand risk management, licensure, and ACA guidelines and expectations and are implementing appropriately.

    Payroll Support

    • Collect and enter employee changes and documentation for entry into HRIS/Payroll/Paycom;

    • Conduct PTO reconciliation and manage PTO payout calculation;

    • Manage timekeeping system for accurate time tracking and leave time coding;

    • Manage benefits programs in partnership with Finance and Administration team.

    Employee Experience and Engagement

    • Incorporate JEDI (justice, equity, diversity, inclusion) best practices into all aspects of HR and employee experience;

    • Manage KSS discount programs and pro deals;

    • Develop staff appreciation events and efforts in partnership with the Programs and HR teams;

    • Serve as a key leader on the organization's Culture Team;

    • Support the off-board process when employees separate;

    • Manage unemployment claims;

    • Develop and implement regular opportunities to maintain positive morale within the KSS culture. 

    Compensation:

    Salary range is $56,137 - $65,915 per year depending on experience, plus a generous benefits package including:

    • 75% employer-paid medical and dental premiums for the employee and dependents;

    • 100% employer-paid short- and long-term disability, $50,000 life insurance policy with matching AD&D benefit;

    • Up to 120 paid PTO hours, 96 paid sick hours, and 80 paid holiday hours, pro-rated based on hours worked;

    • 401K retirement savings plan with a 3% employer match contribution;

    • Discounts for family members on KSS programs, plus access to outdoor industry pro deals and a discounted ski pass.

    The minimum requirements in knowledge, skills, and abilities:

    • A strong attention to detail and ability to organize data and information in an electronic platform;

    • A strong work ethic and will work until the job is complete;

    • The motivation to contribute positively to the KSS at-large community;

    • The ability to build collaborative relationships among staff;

    • Exceptional and effective verbal and written communication skills;

    • The ability to effectively interact with people of diverse backgrounds and different levels of experience;

    • The ability to be self-directed and complete tasks remotely;

    • A level of professionalism to maintain the integrity of confidential information included in hiring processes, payroll, and other human resources-related issues or projects;

    • The ability to manage a high-volume workload in a fast-paced, changing environment;

    • A commitment to continuous learning.

    In addition to the above required talents, our ideal candidate will have these preferred skillsets:

    • Computer skills include proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.), HRIS systems, and QuickBooks;

    • Comprehension of the Spanish language via written and/or verbal form.

    Our required education, experience, and certifications:

    • Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) from a four-year college or university;

    • Minimum 2 years of experience in Human Resources;

    • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP or equivalent certification preferred;

    • Current First Aid and CPR certification or ability to obtain within 60 days of employment.

    Required COVID 19 Vaccine Policy
    Keystone Science School has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy. Individuals hired after January 1, 2022 are required to be either fully vaccinated or partially vaccinated before their start dates. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in the revocation of the employment offer. Employees in need of an exemption from this policy due to a medical reason, or because of a sincerely held religious belief must submit a completed Request for Accommodation form to the Human Resources Department to begin the accommodation process. Accommodations will be granted where they do not cause KSS undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others.

    Equal Employment Opportunity 
    Keystone Science School is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

  • Adventure Instructor

    Camp Programs
    Keystone

    Dates of Employment: May 24, 2021 - August 14, 2021
    Schedule: 5 to 6 days per week
    Reports To: Programs Manager
    Housing Available: Housing and food are provided at no additional cost. A housing deposit may be collected.

    Program Overview and Job Summary

    Keystone Science Schools Adventures are designed to build a novices skill and excitement to explore the outdoors. Adventures are either 6-day car camping programs designed to expose students to the possibilities of outdoor recreation or 12 day backpacking programs designed to build competency in outdoor living and leadership skills. The unique locations for our Adventures cater well to place-based environmental education as students explore beautiful landscapes and ecosystems. We believe that students can utilize lessons learned on an Adventure in their future including: relationships with friends, projects at school, and future work opportunities.

    Adventure Instructors are responsible for planning and facilitating curriculum and activities during field-based programs. Adventure Instructors are familiar with the daily schedule, risk management practices, emergency action plans, and the overall energy of Adventure programs. They are responsible for guiding students in their personal growth and daily living skills. Adventure Instructors also manage logistics and packing for off-site programs on a rotating basis.

    Main areas of focus:

    • 75% Teaching and facilitating programming;
    • 15% Lesson planning and curriculum development;
    • 10% Support staff duties (e.g. facilitation of meals, set up/clean up, transportation, student free time).


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Supervise up to 26 students while camping in the front-country and up to 13 students in the backcountry on backpacking trips for 6-12 day programs with other instructors;
    • Teach students outdoor living skills such as packing, camp set-up/take-down, outdoor cooking, orienteering, and risk management;
    • Plan, prepare, and teach age appropriate curricula;
    • Clean, repair, and inventory gear after trip completion;
    • Plan Adventure logistics including schedules, trip routes, emergency action plans, menus, etc.;
    • Supervise and maintain high standards of health and safety, and follow Risk Management policies by engaging with incident prevention and response;
    • Attend and help facilitate wilderness trainings for Instructors, and attend all staff meetings and trainings as assigned;
    • Administer client medications, perform student health screens, and utilize first aid skills;
    • Gather and submit pictures and videos to reflect the experience children have during KSS programs;
    • Document course progression/student concerns, participate in self and peer feedback system, and engage in a post trip debrief;
    • Provide an electronics-aware experience for all children;
    • Maintain storage of all KSS equipment and repair outdoor gear as necessary;
    • Drive a 15-passenger van with a trailer and successfully complete Van Driver and Trailer Training;
    • Abide by and uphold the policies and procedures set forth by KSS;
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Travel Expectations

    In many situations, KSS will provide transportation to satellite programming locations. However, staff may be asked to use personal vehicles to travel within Summit County. Any travel mileage outside Summit County may be reimbursed.

    Physical Demands of this Position

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers to feel, handle, or hold objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee often stands for up to 16 hours per day, but may be required to stand longer in emergency situations. The employee must be able to lift and carry at least 40 pounds for an extended duration. The employee is frequently required to travel for extended periods over rugged terrain. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position requires the employee to work in close contact with their teammates and children. Staff will be expected to adhere to dynamic health guidance and policy set forth by KSS while working with children during a global pandemic. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but varies seasonally due to programs and staffing on campus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee often works outside and drives vehicles in various weather conditions.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Minimum Requirements

    • Have an interest in, respect for, and ability to work with children in a backcountry setting;
    • Have an interest in, respect for, and ability to work with people with diverse backgrounds, opinions, beliefs, abilities, and experience;
    • Proven ability to develop and facilitate science, diversity & inclusion, leadership, and risk management lessons;
    • Ability to adapt instruction and lessons to meet a wide variety of learners utilizing different educational philosophies;
    • Ability to be creative, adaptable, and flexible while managing children in a variety of situations;
    • Strong work ethic and will work until the job is complete;
    • Growth oriented mindset and willingness to give and receive feedback;
    • Motivation to contribute positively to the KSS at-large community;
    • Interpret a variety of instructions provided in written or verbal form;
    • Multi-task efficiently while managing a high-volume workload in a fast-paced, changing environment;
    • Superior customer service skills, with the ability to be creative and think 'outside the box'
    • Strong command of communication, writing, and organizational skills;
    • Ability to work in a busy environment with many distractions;
    • Write incident reports and lesson plans with attention to detail.


    Required Education, Experience, and Certifications

    • Experience leading/guiding participants in a wilderness/backcountry setting (minimum of 5 overnight trips);  
    • Prior experience working with school-age children: at least three (3) months (460 hours) of full-time or equivalent part-time satisfactory and verifiable experience with school-age children;
    • Experience with risk management practices of the outdoor education industry;
    • Current Wilderness First Responder (WFR) and CPR certifications, from an approved vendor, or the ability to obtain before the first day of employment;
    • KSS is looking for staff with a strong background in outdoor sport climbing. Applicants should have a demonstrated history of sport climbing and be confident and knowledgeable to guide outdoor climbing trips for participants ages 5-17. Professional experience and industry specific current certifications are a plus.
    • Age 20+ with a minimum of 5 years driving experience, excellent driving record, and a valid driver's license;
    • Must be able to successfully pass a comprehensive background check;


    Preferred Skills

    • Equipment familiarity with all aspects of outdoor sport climbing
      • This includes, but is not limited to:
        • i. Harnesses
        • ii. Helmets
        • iii. Dynamic and static rope
        • iv. Belay devices
        • v. Slings and webbing
        • vi. Quickdraws
    • Ability to properly inspect software and hardware used for outdoor sport climbing.
    • Able to build safe and clean sport anchors for top rope belays.
    • Familiarity with tying knots and hitches related to sport climbing.
    • Demonstrated background in working with youth in an outdoor climbing setting.
    • Demonstrated awareness of safety practices associated with outdoor climbing crags.
    • Ability to climb, at minimum, 5.10 on lead.
    • Ability to clean routes.
    • Familiarity with safe rappel practices.
    • Familiarity, or ability to learn, basic rescue techniques such as belay transfers.
    • Ability to lift 50 pounds and hike steep terrain with climbing equipment.
    • Familiarity with climbing crags associated with the KSS climbing program is a plus but not required.
    • Climbing certifications such as an SPI are a strong addition to any application.
    • Strong ability to manage groups of youth in climbing situations is a requirement for this position.
    • Not having a strong background in climbing does not disqualify you from this position. All skills will be reviewed during training week prior to the start of programming.
    • Ability to communicate verbally and teach in Spanish;
    • Previous experience driving with a trailer;
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.) and Adobe;
    • Extensive experience on personal backcountry trips.

    Required COVID 19 Vaccine Policy
    Keystone Science School has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy. Individuals hired after January 1, 2022 are required to be either fully vaccinated or partially vaccinated before their start dates. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in the revocation of the employment offer. Employees in need of an exemption from this policy due to a medical reason, or because of a sincerely held religious belief must submit a completed Request for Accommodation form to the Human Resources Department to begin the accommodation process. Accommodations will be granted where they do not cause KSS undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others.

    Equal Employment Opportunity 
    Keystone Science School is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

  • Camp Photographer/Videographer

    Marketing and Camp Programs
    Keystone

    Dates of Employment: May 18, 2022-August 19, 2022

    Free on-campus housing is available.

    The Camp Photographer/Videographer brings the story of summer camp to our camp families and larger audience through various forms of media including video, photo, and written copy. Each day brings new opportunities to participate in and capture the magic moments of campers adventures and activities. In addition to taking photos and video clips, the Camp Photo/Videographer will work closely with a cross-departmental group of team members to collect, manage, and share content with our camp families. All collected media will be shared with our families through Camp Today, a password protected media storage software, along with the production of a weekly camp video which is presented after each session of overnight camp during the Camp Closing Celebration.

    Students seeking a summer internship are encouraged to apply! We will work with you to meet your individual learning objectives and summer internship goals.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Main areas of focus:
      • 25% Capturing images and video; 
      • 25% Posting media to social media and ‘Camp Today’ parent portal;
      • 25% Producing video slideshows for Discovery Overnight Camp;
      • 15% Editing and organizing images and video clips;
      • 5% Curating and creating media for next summer marketing efforts;
      • 5% Other Marketing & CX duties as assigned;
    • Take and produce pictures, videos, copy, and audio for use by KSS (social media, marketing collateral, etc.);
    • Post media to Camp Today parent portal and relevant social channels;
    • Ensure all media content is collected and organized throughout the summer;
    • Attend and help facilitate all staff meetings and trainings as assigned;
    • Mentor, motivate, and inspire Instructors to be better media creators;
    • Actively interact with and engage with children during KSS programs;
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Education, Experience, and Certifications

    • A minimum of 3 months of media production experience or education with a media focus;
    • Proficiency with Google Suite and Adobe CC (Lightroom, Photoshop, Premier, etc.);
    • Current First Aid & CPR certification; or the ability to obtain it before camp;
    • Excellent driving record and a valid driver's license;
    • Must be able to successfully pass a comprehensive background check.

    In addition to the above required talents, our ideal candidate will have these preferred skillsets:

    • Digital/web portfolio of related work;
    • Wilderness First Aid and CPR certifications, from an approved vendor, or the ability to obtain before the first day of employment;
    • Ability to communicate verbally in Spanish.

    Required COVID 19 Vaccine Policy
    Keystone Science School has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy. Individuals hired after January 1, 2022 are required to be either fully vaccinated or partially vaccinated before their start dates. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in the revocation of the employment offer. Employees in need of an exemption from this policy due to a medical reason, or because of a sincerely held religious belief must submit a completed Request for Accommodation form to the Human Resources Department to begin the accommodation process. Accommodations will be granted where they do not cause KSS undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others.

    Equal Employment Opportunity 
    Keystone Science School is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

  • Kitchen Assistant

    Operations
    Keystone

    Dates of Employment: 

    • Position 1: May 15, 2022 – September 30, 2022
    • Position 2: May 16, 2022-August 12, 2022

    Housing: Free on-campus housing is available

    Under the direction of the Lead Cook or Food Service Manager, the Kitchen Assistant supports school and camp food service operations. The Kitchen Assistant is responsible for preparing and serving meals for up to 190 clients and staff, and meal service includes buffet and family-style meals, a sandwich station, outdoor BBQs, and off-site programming. The Kitchen Assistant has high standards for health and safety, and they ensure that all areas of the kitchen, food service areas, and the Rives Dining Hall, including restrooms, are kept clean by following daily and periodic cleaning lists. The Kitchen Assistant may work independently, without direct supervision, in completing their responsibilities.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Prepare and serve meals and beverages to clients;
    • Wash and dry all dishes used in preparation and service, and ensure their proper storage;
    • Clean all areas of preparation and service;
    • Ensure a high level of health and safety, cleanliness, and food hygiene;
    • Adhere to existing working practices, methods, procedures.
    • Undertake relevant training and development activities, and respond positively to new and alternative systems;
    • Carry out any other reasonable duties and responsibilities within the overall function, commensurate with the grading and level of responsibilities of the position.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Required Education, Experience, and Certifications:

    • Minimum 16 years of age;
    • Must be able to successfully pass a comprehensive background check.

    Equal Employment Opportunity 
    Keystone Science School is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

  • Day Camp Head Counselor

    Camp Programs
    Keystone

    Dates of Employment: May 16, 2022 - August 13, 2022
    Expected Schedule: 6+ days per week 
    Reports To: Programs Manager 
    Housing Available: Yes (staff are required to live on campus)
    Number of Positions Available: 4
    Compensation: $600-678 per week base rate, based on tenure and Spanish speaking ability. Housing and food are provided at no additional cost. A housing deposit may be collected.

    At Keystone Science School, we believe that the power of inspiring curiosity and critical thinking, through the lens of science, changes lives and strengthens communities. We create future leaders who can problem solve and work together in an ever-evolving world and workplace environment.
     
    Located in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, Keystone Science School’s historic campus serves as base camp for our diverse suite of inquiry-based learning programs. We combine hands-on science education with outdoor adventure to create engaging experiences for our students. At KSS, we change lives, we bring fun and laughter to everything we do, we care about each other and those we serve, we strive for excellence, we offer competitive compensation and generous benefits, and we are committed to serving students from diverse backgrounds. We’re proud to be Summit County’s #1 Best Non-Profit and #2 Best Place to Work (2019)! Visit KeystoneScienceSchool.org to learn more! 

    Program Overview and Job Summary

    KSS offers day camp programming based out of the KSS campus and a local Summit County elementary school, for local and visiting children grades Kindergarten through 8th. Programming is age specific and full-day, offering educational and recreational activities with weekly science and adventure themes. Each week, campers will participate in hands-on activities, local hikes, arts and crafts, games, leadership, literacy, community building and much more!

    The Day Camp Head Counselor is responsible for facilitating a wide variety of curricula and activities and coaching a small group of counselors at one of our programming locations. They are the primary caregiver for each child attending programming, and are responsible for guiding campers in their personal growth and daily living skills.

    Head Counselors will need to be familiar with the daily schedule, attendance, and logistics of the Day Camp program. This position will assist in upholding child care licensing standards at each of the designated program locations.

    Day Camp counselors will be expected to adhere to dynamic health guidance and policy set forth by KSS while working with children during a global pandemic, which may include living with other counselors in a communal living environment.

    Main areas of focus:

    • 70% Teaching/Facilitating/Leading activities;  
    • 15% Support Staff duties (e.g. taking photos of campers, check-in/out, cleaning, knowledge of space, point of contact to Customer Experience team);
    • 10% Coaching and staff support (leading daily check-ins with staff, coaching and feedback at the end of the day).
    • 5% Curriculum development and feedback;


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Supervise up to 13 children each day - there could be up to 20 children at a given location; and actively interact with and engage children during KSS programs;
    • Prepare, and teach age appropriate activities;
    • Maintain high standards of health and safety, and follow Risk Management policies in all activities;
    • Oversee the successful execution of logistic and operational tasks for Day Camp programs, which includes but is not limited to: taking photos, check-in/out, etc.;
    • Mentor, motivate, and inspire the Day Camp team of counselors at each site;
    • Drive a 15-passenger van and successfully complete Van Driver Training;
    • Set up before children arrive and clean up after children depart from program campus;
    • Maintain storage of all KSS equipment, including teaching materials, gear, keys, toys, etc.;
    • Attend and help facilitate all staff meetings and trainings as assigned;
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Minimum Requirements

    • Desire to mentor a small group of counselors, gain administrative experience while helping facilitate programming at one of the day camp locations.
    • Have an interest in, respect for, and ability to work with children
    • Have an interest in, respect for, and ability to work with people with diverse backgrounds
    • Ability to create an inclusive learning environment for students from a wide range of backgrounds
    • Experience with risk management practices of the outdoor and environmental education industry
    • Ability to be creative, adaptable, and flexible while managing children in a variety of situations
    • Strong work ethic and will work until the job is complete
    • Motivation to contribute positively to the KSS at-large community
    • Multi-task efficiently while managing a high-volume workload in a fast-paced, changing environment
    • Superior customer service skills, with the ability to be creative and think 'outside the box'
    • Ability to work in a busy environment with many distractions


    Required Education, Experience, and Certifications

    • Candidates will be asked to provide verification of one of the following: (A) 4 year college degree with a major such as recreation, education with a specialty in art, elementary education or early childhood education, or a subject in the human services field; (B) 2 years of college training + 6 months (910 hours) of experience in the care and supervision of 4 or more children since attaining the age of 18;
    • Current Wilderness First Aid and CPR certifications, from an approved vendor, or the ability to obtain before the first day of employment.
    • Age 20+ with a minimum of 5 years driving experience, excellent driving record, and a valid driver's license;
    • Must be able to successfully pass a comprehensive background check.


    Preferred Skills

    • Ability to communicate verbally in Spanish;
    • Proficiency with Google Drive and CampSite camp management software. 
    • Required COVID 19 Vaccine Policy

    Keystone Science School has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy. Individuals hired after January 1, 2022 are required to be either fully vaccinated or partially vaccinated before their start dates. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in the revocation of the employment offer. Employees in need of an exemption from this policy due to a medical reason, or because of a sincerely held religious belief must submit a completed Request for Accommodation form to the Human Resources Department to begin the accommodation process. Accommodations will be granted where they do not cause KSS undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others.

    Equal Employment Opportunity 
    Keystone Science School is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

  • Camp Programs Coordinator

    Camp Programs
    Keystone

    The Program Coordinator is a full-time year-round position responsible for the successful implementation of all Keystone Science Schools Programs. Program Coordinators may be asked to oversee or support any of the programs operating at KSS during a given season, however this particular position will primarily focus on the Camp Programs. Camp programs include but are not limited to Residential Summer Camp Programs, Summer Day Camp Programs, and Offseason Overnight and Day Programs. As part of the Program Team, Program Coordinators oversee logistics, develop curriculum, serve as points of contact to clients, collaborate with other administrative staff, and support program needs as they arise. Program Coordinators also provide oversight and mentorship to program staff, which includes hiring, training, and coaching. Program Coordinators work diligently to deliver the highest quality programs to our campers and students.

    Our tagline Science. Adventure. Fun! summarizes what we seek in our employees: passionate about our work, willing to seek adventure and take risks to improve KSS, and able to laugh along the way. We work hard so we can play hard!


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    The main areas of focus for this position are:

    • 30% Administrative
    • 30% Staff Oversight
    • 20% Teaching
    • 20% Customer Service


    Administrative

    • Develop and improve curriculum for all programs, with special attention to Camp programs;
    • Oversee and improve logistics and general systems for all programs, with special attention to Camp programs;
    • Maintain high standards of health and safety, and follow Risk Management policies in all activities;
    • Abide by and uphold the policies and procedures set forth by KSS;
    • Drive a 15-passenger van and successfully complete Van Driver Training;


    Staff Oversight

    • Act as team leader for specific programs and program teams including but not limited to:
    • leading staff meetings;
    • preparing program resources;
    • managing client attendance and medical information;
    • providing accurate student documentation;
    • providing feedback and coaching to staff;
    • support and regularly check in with individual staff members.
    • Act as afterhours on-call administrative staff to assist in emergencies on a rotating basis;
    • Lead professional development training sessions for program staff;
    • Facilitate/support the hiring and on-boarding process for program staff;
    • Support the Program Managers in the performance evaluation process for program staff.
    • Work with manager to schedule program staff and approve vacation and sick time requests as needed;


    Teaching

    • Facilitate programming on an as-needed basis. This includes but is not limited to:
    • Teaching/group-leading periodically;
    • substituting as needed for regularly scheduled instructors;
    • leading off-site camping-based education programs;
    • leading specialty programs and activities.
    • Co-teach with and observe program staff in order to deliver high quality feedback and coach program staff.


    Customer Service

    • Serve as the role of site coordinator for specific programs, which includes serving as the point of contact for clients and other staff during a program;
    • Partner with the customer experience team to ensure client needs are properly met and communicated to the instruction team and clients;
    • Communicate directly with parents/guardians, teachers, and other program leads to meet program goals.

    Other duties as assigned.


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Minimum Requirements

    • An understanding of education pedagogy and curriculum, and the ability to adapt instruction and lessons to meet a wide variety of learners utilizing different educational philosophies;
    • Exceptional leadership skills and ability to mentor program staff;
    • Familiarity with risk management as it pertains to outdoor education;
    • Have an interest in, respect for, and ability to work with children;
    • Strong work ethic and will work until the job is complete;
    • Motivation to contribute positively to the KSS at-large community;
    • Multi-task efficiently while managing a high-volume workload in a fast-paced, changing environment;
    • Strong command of communication, writing, and organizational skills;
    • Effectively interact with people of diverse backgrounds and different levels of experience;
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including days, nights, and weekends;
    • Superior customer service skills.


    Required education, experience, and certifications:

    • Minimum of 2 years of experience teaching/leading students in an outdoor setting;
    • Candidates will be asked to provide verification of one of the following: (A) 4 year college degree with a major such as recreation, education with a specialty in art, elementary education or early childhood education, or a subject in the human services field; (B) 2 years of college training + 6 months (910 hours) of experience in the care and supervision of 4 or more children since attaining the age of 18;
    • Current Wilderness First Responder (WFR) and CPR certifications;
    • Excellent driving record and a valid driver's license; Candidates age 21+ with a minimum of 5 years driving experience will be required to participate in and pass Van Driver Training, and they will be required to drive a 15-passenger van;
    • Must be able to successfully pass a comprehensive background check.


    Preferred skills:

    • Ability to communicate verbally and teach in Spanish;
    • Previous Camp Experience in a leadership role
    • Previous experience as a staff member at Keystone Science School;
    • Experience supervising staff;
    • Experience teaching in a K-12 classroom;
    • Experience facilitating tent-camping and backcountry education programs;
    • Proficiency with Google Drive and CampSite camp management software.


    Benefits:

    Benefits package includes:

    • 75% employer-paid medical and dental premiums for the employee and dependents;
    • 100% employer-paid short- and long-term disability, $50,000 life insurance policy with matching AD&D benefit;
    • Up to 120 paid PTO hours, 96 paid sick hours, and 80 paid holiday hours, pro-rated based on hours worked;
    • 401K retirement savings plan with a 3% employer match contribution;
    • Discounts for family members on KSS programs, plus access to outdoor industry pro deals and a discounted ski pass.

    Ready to find yourself at the heart of Science. Adventure. Fun? Apply now!

    All applications will require a cover letter, resume, and 3 references. In your cover letter, please indicate your desired salary/wage. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. For more information, please contact the Human Resources department at HR@KeystoneScienceSchool.org.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Keystone Science School is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

  • Bilingual Customer Experience Specialist

    Marketing/Customer Experience
    Keystone

    Keystone Science School is hiring a Bilingual Customer Experience Specialist to provide customer service and support to our clients, which includes parents, teachers, school administrators, and community members. You will manage a high volume of phone, email, and chat communications to answer questions and resolve issues for participants. This position also supports student enrollment in KSS programs, including the collection of payment and camper paperwork and on-site check-in facilitation. Specialists assist with writing and distributing a parent newsletter, social media, and other marketing initiatives.

    This is a great opportunity to grow your marketing skills and career! Additional opportunities for professional development include public relations, basic video editing and graphic design, marketing strategy and competitive analysis, digital marketing, social media, and basic accounting.

    The Bilingual Customer Experience Specialist works collaboratively with a fun and mission-driven team that cares about youth science and outdoor education, and your work will positively and directly impact the thousands of campers that visit KSS campus each year. This position requires the ability to speak and write in both English and Spanish, a high school diploma or GED, and a passion for customer service and marketing!


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    The main areas of focus for this position are:

    • 40% Participant communication and interaction;
    • 35% Administration and office support;
    • 20% Content Creation and Digital Marketing Support;
    • 5% Events & Other duties as assigned.


    Participant Communication

    • Communicate with participants through phone, in-person, and written mediums, which includes answering programmatic and logistics questions;
    • Partner with the Customer Experience Manager and Program Managers to increase registrations for programs, such as Camp Programs and Girls in STEM, through email, online chat applications, and phone;
    • Communicate programmatic logistical information to Program Coordinators collected throughout the registration and intake process;
    • Draft written information to communicate logistical details to program participants;
    • Attend events and fairs to increase awareness and registration for KSS programs


    Administration and Office Support

    • Work with accounts receivable for fee-for-service programs, which includes reporting and collections of any current or late balances;
    • Create and distribute group program agreements and deposit information;
    • Collect participant paperwork and disseminate necessary information to various departments within KSS;
    • Oversee the purchasing, inventory, and shipping of online orders for the KSS School Store;
    • Provide basic office support with the team of Customer Experience Specialists, which includes responsibilities such as mail collection and distribution and office/programmatic supply ordering.


    Social Media & Content Support

    • Collect, organize, and post on KSS social media outlets sharing the KSS story;
    • Edit photos and videos to be used within KSS social media outlets.
    • Blog and content creation for website and email campaigns
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Promotion and Outreach

    • Attend various marketing and outreach events such as First Fridays, Farmers Markets, and other events;
    • Design outreach for programs as well as organizational efforts;
    • Creating relationships with organizations to help assist within our community;
    • Potential facilitation of programs;

    Other duties as assigned.

    Compensation, Benefits, and Housing
    The hourly wage is $25.59-$32.14/hour, depending on experience, plus a generous benefits package including:

    • 75% employer-paid medical and dental premiums for the employee and dependents;
    • 100% employer-paid short- and long-term disability, $50,000 life insurance policy with matching AD&D benefit;
    • Up to 120 paid PTO hours, 96 paid sick hours, and 80 paid holiday hours, prorated based on hours worked;
    • 401K retirement savings plan with a 3% employer match contribution;
    • Discounts for family members on KSS programs, plus access to outdoor industry pro deals and a discounted ski pass.

    New to Summit County? Transitional housing may be available for up to 4 months at minimal cost. Housing includes rustic cabins, dorms, and/or canvas tents that may be shared with other staff.

    Our required education, experience, and certifications:

    • Bilingual (Spanish);
    • High School Diploma or GED;
    • Must be able to successfully pass a comprehensive background check. 

    In addition to the above required talents, our ideal candidate will have these preferred skillsets:

    • Desired computer skills include proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.) and Adobe.

    The minimum requirements in knowledge, skills, and abilities for the candidate of our choice:

    • It is not a requirement to have experience within all roles of a customer experience specialist but it is expected that a specialist is a problem solver, takes initiative, and enjoys learning;
    • Strong work ethic and will work until the job is complete;
    • Motivation to contribute positively to the KSS at-large community;
    • Multi-task efficiently while managing a high-volume workload in a fast-paced, changing environment;
    • Strong command of communication, writing, and organizational skills;
    • Effectively interact with people of diverse backgrounds and different levels of experience;
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including days, weekends, and occasional nights;
    • Ability to work in a busy environment with many distractions in an open office setting;
    • Superior customer service skills, with the ability to be creative and think 'outside the box';
    • Have an interest in, respect for, and ability to work with children.


    Required COVID 19 Vaccine Policy
    Keystone Science School has adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy. Individuals hired after January 1, 2022 are required to be either fully vaccinated or partially vaccinated before their start dates. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in the revocation of the employment offer. Employees in need of an exemption from this policy due to a medical reason, or because of a sincerely held religious belief must submit a completed Request for Accommodation form to the Human Resources Department to begin the accommodation process. Accommodations will be granted where they do not cause KSS undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others.

    Equal Employment Opportunity 
    Keystone Science School is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

How to Apply

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