Adult Education Coordinator/Instructor

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Address:

Alexandria, VA
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Part-time

Job Description:

Location: Green Spring Gardens; 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria, Virginia 22312. 
Schedule: Must have scheduling flexibility to allow for weekday and weekend times as well as occasional evenings. Average 25 hours weekly.
Salary: $15.29 per hour. 

Overview: Green Spring Gardens seeks a charismatic team member for immediate hire to teach and schedule horticulture and cultural history programs for adults. This position oversees scheduling, staffing, or finding staff for public and private programs. Applicants should have strong oral communication skills with the ability to present and teach to groups of varying, age, number, and cultural background. This team member will be responsible for planning programs, contracting outside presenters, developing, and leading education programs, scheduling volunteers, and assisting with events. Additional duties include administrative, volunteer management and customer service.  

Required Qualifications: Interest and knowledge base in horticulture, history, and educational programming with excellent oral and written communications skills. Enthusiasm for working with people and developing program content.  Ability to present and interpret programs to diverse groups.  Some experience in customer service and administrative support. Successful candidate must be able to acquire a thorough knowledge of Recreation Dynamics point of sale system, familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, audio visual and standard office equipment. 

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in horticulture, history, and/or education or a related field. Experience with volunteer management. Undergraduate degree in a related field. Multi-lingual is a plus.

Necessary Special Requirements: 

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date.  Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process.  New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement.  Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.  
 

Note: *This position is scheduled to work a minimum 1,040 hours and no more than a maximum of 1,560 hours in a calendar year. This position is eligible to receive limited benefits, including: Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance Coverage, Flexible Spending Program, and Deferred Compensation

How to Apply:

To apply: Please send resume with two references and cover letter to susan.eggerton@fairfaxcounty.gov

Position will remain open until filled.