Employment

Current Openings

Maintenance Assistant  This is an hourly position working 2 days per week plus additional hours as needed. Responsibilities include the following to support the Maintenance Manager in the maintenance and upkeep of our campus: basic repairs, carpentry, painting, cleaning, snow removal, and record keeping. For a position description and details on how to apply, please click here.

Summer Term Assistant Director This is a seasonal position in support of our Summer Term. Primary responsibility involves running and overseeing our Summer Term program with additional auxiliary support for other summer programs, including: High Peaks Adventure, Lake County Backpacking Trip, HMI Educators Expedition, and wilderness medicine courses.  For a position description and details on how to apply, please click here.

Summer Term Humanities Faculty This is a seasonal faculty position in our Summer Term program. Responsibilities include: teaching the Humanities component of our Developing a Sense of Place: Social & Environmental Science in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains course, leading wilderness expeditions, and other faculty duties. For a position description and details on how to apply, please click here.

Summer Term Science Faculty This is a seasonal faculty position in our Summer Term program. Responsibilities include: teaching the environmental science component of our Developing a Sense of Place: Social & Environmental Science in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains course, leading wilderness expeditions, and other faculty duties. For a position description and details on how to apply, please click here.

Summer Term Leadership and Residential Life Faculty This is a seasonal faculty position in our Summer Term program. Responsibilities include: teaching the leadership curriculum of our Practices & Principles: Wilderness & Leadership course, leading wilderness expeditions, leading a variety of outdoor-oriented afternoon activities (fly fishing and/or rock climbing), facilitating our residential life curriculum and program, and other faculty duties. For a position description and details on how to apply, please click here.

Summer Term Residential Life Faculty This is a seasonal position in support of our Summer Term. Responsibilities include: leading wilderness expeditions, leading a variety of outdoor-oriented afternoon activities (fly fishing and/or rock climbing), facilitating our residential life curriculum and program, and other faculty duties. For a position description and details on how to apply, please click here.

Summer Term Wilderness and Residential Life Intern This is a seasonal internship in support of the Summer Term, High Peaks Adventure, Lake County Backpacking Trip, and other custom programs. All Wilderness & Residential Life Interns will help to lead wilderness expeditions, facilitate our residential life program, and assist with a variety of tasks related to summer program logistics and campus operations. Wilderness & Residential life interns may focus on one program and/or provide auxiliary support to all other summer programs. For a position description and details on how to apply, please click here.

Summer Programs Support Intern This is a seasonal internship to support and assist with a variety of tasks related to summer program logistics and campus operations. This position is an excellent fit for those pursuing a career as an outdoor professional, but have little experience. For a position description and details on how to apply, please click here.


Are you a recent college graduate? The HMI Apprentice Program offers the opportunity to gain experience teaching in the classroom, facilitating wilderness expeditions, and participating in our vibrant residential life. Please click here for more information.


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HMI admits students and employs faculty and staff of any gender, race, color, religion, sexual preference, national and ethnic origin, and accords them all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students, faculty and staff of the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, sexual preference, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletics, and other school administered programs.