Currently HIRING full-time staff positions

Associate Director: MSI is seeking a motivated leader with solid non-profit, project, and personnel management skills to join a high functioning leadership team.

Development and Engagement Director: MSI is looking for a passionate, multi-talented professional as Development and Engagement Director to strategically develop and grow the organization’s base of support and unrestricted funding.

Forest Program Associate, Partnership Coordinator: We are not accepting any more applications for Forest Program Associate, Partnership Coordinator at this time.

To Apply: Electronic submittal only. Include cover letter, resume, and three references as one document to with the title: “Last Name_Position Title” Word and PDF files only. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, starting March 15, 2019.

also hiring: Summer interns

Four Corners - Federal Lands Internship Program (FC-FLIP):
This paid summer internship program places around 10-12 interns with regional land management agencies (USFS, BLM, & Mesa Verde) and with Mountain Studies Institute for 11 weeks - late May - early August.


Interested in working with us in mountain environments?

MSI volunteer

Mountain Studies Institute is a growing research and education center focused on developing science that people can use to address environmental issues facing the San Juan Mountains. We are committed to hiring and empowering a diverse work force at all levels of our organization thereby creating a culture that allows us to better serve our community, our partners and our employees. We value and encourage the contributions of our employees and strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and drive outstanding results.

MSI is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits, and termination.

External resources and opportunities

Frontiers of Science Institute - University of Northern Colorado
FSI is for rising high-school juniors and seniors with a strong interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).

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