Jobs at TRI


Jobs at TRI

The Teaching Research Institute is an organization whose mission is dedicated to working to improve education and human services organizations. We have a diverse staff who work together and who work with a variety of education and human service organizations in the local area, in Oregon, the region and the country.


TRI Fast Facts

  • 64 employees
  • Ages 18-71
  • Length of employment 1 month to 45 years
  • Part-time and full time employment
  • Advantages include taking classes at staff rates and potential for career development



Current Openings

Lead Project Specialist - National Center on Deaf-Blindness

The Teaching Research Institute (TRI) at Western Oregon University (WOU) is seeking a full-time, 12-month fixed term Project Specialist for the National Center on Deaf-Blindness (NCDB). The appointment is renewed through an annual Notice of Appointment, dependent upon satisfactory job performance and/or continued funding. The NCDB is part of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs national technical assistance and dissemination (TA&D) network. NCDB works collaboratively with State and Multi-State Deaf-Blind Projects, families, a variety of federal, state and local agencies, as well as colleges and universities across the country to provide technical assistance, information services, and professional development to improve the quality of life for children who are deaf-blind and their families.

For more information: Job 309 - Project Specialist - NCDB.


Early Childhood Project Specialist

The Teaching Research Institute (TRI) of Western Oregon University is seeking a full-time, 12-month fixed term Early Childhood Project Specialist for the Center on Early Learning. The appointment is renewed through an annual Notice of Appointment, dependent upon satisfactory job performance, continuing project needs, and/or available funding. TRI is a unique organization whose mission is to inform and facilitate change in educational and human service systems. The mission of the Center on Early Learning (CEL) is to improve the quality of care and education available to all young children and their families in order to promote optimal development and full inclusion in their family, community and society.

For more information: Job 314 - CEL Project Specialist.pdf


School-Age Enrichment Teacher

The Teaching Research Institute (TRI) of Western Oregon University is seeking a part-time, nine-month Teacher for the TRI-Child Development Center. The appointment is renewed through an annual Notice of Appointment, dependent upon satisfactory job performance. The Teaching Research Institute Child Development Center seeks to provide quality care and education to young children ages 30 months through 10 years of age and their families. The goal of the Child Development Center is accomplished through providing a safe, nurturing and enriching environment. We do this by meeting the individual developmental needs of children and fostering a joy of lifelong learning in the children we serve. The Child Development Center supports families by providing them with educational information, resources and guidance to assist them in improving the lives of their children and their families.

For more information: Job308 - SchoolAgeTeacher.pdf


Bilingual Early Learning Project Specialist (Center on Early Learning)

The The Teaching Research Institute (TRI) of Western Oregon University is seeking a full-time, 12-month fixed term Bilingual Early Childhood Project Specialist for the Center on Early Learning. The appointment is renewed through an annual Notice of Appointment, dependent upon satisfactory job performance, continuing project needs, and/or available funding. TRI is a unique organization whose mission is to inform and facilitate change in educational and human service systems.

For more information: JOB 312 - CEL Bilingual Early Learning Project Specialist.pdf


Child Development Center Part-Time Teacher

The Teaching Research Institute (TRI) of Western Oregon University is seeking a part-time, hourly teacher to support the Child Development Center’s teaching staff with the care and nurturing of designated groups of children ranging in age from 30-months through 6 years.

For more information: JOB 313-CDCPart-TimeTeacherPool.pdf












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