Career Opportunities

We consistently seek talented individuals with a passion for early STEM education in both educational and program support roles. Here are the positions we’re currently seeking to fill.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (FULL-TIME)

Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Board of Directors
Date: May 12, 2022

Position Summary: Reporting to the Board of Directors and managing a $1.4M budget, the Executive Director will be involved with almost every aspect of our organization. The Executive Director champions the work of EIS and builds its impact by engaging public and private schools, universities, and civic organizations in strategic partnerships; inspiring staff to serve students with excellence, caring, and sensitivity; motivating donors to give generously; and fostering collaborative efforts between board and staff that engender efficiency, trust, and respect among all parties. In addition to building a strong and inclusive internal culture, the Executive Director will be highly visible in the community, serving as the chief spokesperson and advocate for the organization’s mission and goals. The role requires a skilled public speaker and storyteller who can passionately and authentically communicate the critical need for and impact of our work with children and families. This is an exceptional opportunity for a charismatic leader with a passion for STEM education.

STEM INSTRUCTOR (PART-TIME)

Classification: Non-exempt
Reports to: Director of Education
Date: Ongoing

Position Summary: EIS seeks professionals and students from STEM-related fields to lead after-school, weekend and school-break learning labs for students in grades 2-8.

INDIVIDUAL GIVING MANAGER

Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Director of Development
Date: Ongoing

Position Summary: EIS seeks emerging development professional to plan, implement, and manage a comprehensive giving program for individual gifts.

SCIENCE SUMMER CAMP INTERN (SEASONAL)

Classification: Non-paid Internship, School Credit
Reports to: Director of Education
Date: Summer 2022

Position Summary: EIS is looking for interns to develop and oversee recreational and enrichment activities and assist with administrative tasks for our ten-week long science summer camp. 20-40 hours a week depending on availability.

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CONTACT EIS

Use the form below to contact EIS staff, and we will respond as quickly as possible!

Elementary Institute of Science
608 51st Street
San Diego, CA 92114
619.263.2302

CONTACT EIS

Use the form below to contact EIS staff, and we will respond as quickly as possible!

Elementary Institute of Science
608 51st Street
San Diego, CA 92114
619.263.2302