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Classes & Camps Manager
Job Announcement

Office | 40 hours per week

Job Overview 

The Marine Science Institute (MSI) is a non-profit organization that provides hands-on science education for Northern California students.  We accomplish this goal by providing distinct and innovative programs. The Discovery Voyage Program takes students on a four-hour, hands-on exploration of the San Francisco Bay Estuary.  For the younger students, the Shoreside Programs emulate the shipboard science curriculum from the shore in our waterfront classrooms and lab.  Our outreach programs bring live marine animals out to the schools.  We serve approximately 50,000 students and adults per year. 


MSI is seeking a Classes and Camps Manager to join our growing team. This is a full time position (40 hours/week) which includes benefits. Salary starting at $58,240.


Basic Function 

 The Camps and Classes Manager provides support for MSI’s additional camp and classes programs.  This is a full-time position that reports to the Head of the Program Department. This position is eligible to receive MSI’s medical and dental benefits and participate in MSI’s 403B plan. 


Principal Accountabilities

10%  Intersession (during school year) Camps Coordination 

Parent Communication 

Camp Curriculum schedule 

Coordinating logistics of Intersession Camp daily tasks 

15%  Under the Sea, Ecology and Academy Program Coordination 

Coordinating class logistics 

20%  Volunteer Management  

Coordinating volunteer scheduling logistics 

Manage volunteers 

15%  Special Event Coordination (Earth Day and Kids Oceans Day) 

Coordinating Event Logistics 

30%  Summer Camp Management Assistant  

5%    Office 

5%    Program help as needed   


Desired Qualifications 

  • College degree 

  • Proficient in PC based Windows, Excel, Word, Access, and Power Point 

  • Highly organized and detail oriented 

  • Excellent communication and people skills required 

  • Flexible and creative team member 

  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills 

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs 

  • Previous staff management experience is desired 

To apply please submit the Employment Application Form, resume, cover letter and three references to:


Attn: Marilou Seiff

Marine Science Institute

500 Discovery Parkway

Redwood City, CA 94063

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