Director of Education and Outreach - Department of Natural Resources

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 11:45pm


Indianapolis, IN
United States


State of Indiana

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"Job Description:

The Director of Outreach and Education Programs is responsible for developing and maintaining the organizational messages; managing the production of all internal and external education and outreach programs; creating and managing division events and sponsorships; oversee and manage the division’s stewardship, information and education programs.  The Director reports to the Assistant Director of the Division of Fish and Wildlife


  • Develop strategic outreach for various division programs and/or promotions for customer notification and awareness;
  • Coordinate with Programs and Properties for all informational brochures, advertisement and signage, temporary and permanent;
  • Oversee the curriculum, facilitator training and evaluation of Projects WET and WILD;
  • Oversee the volunteer management and training for the Division’s Stewardship Program;
  • Coordinate with the Assistant Director in developing specific strategies around public programs and campaigns;                                   
  • Oversee ongoing research and data analysis initiatives related to our customer database;
  • Represent DFW through public speaking and community engagements;
  • Generate agency sponsorship and event opportunities to improve agency brand/credibilty and program awareness;
  • Coordinate contracts and event logistics with agency procurement, contract and legal departments;
  • Serve as backup to the Information Specialist for website updates and design needs;
  • Establish and maintain internal employee relationships to improve interdepartmental communication needs;
  • Coordinate with Assistant Director in planning and executing a yearly Division promotional budget;

Preferred Experience:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in education, natural resources, or public affairs or closely related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Must be able to obtain an Indiana driver's license and operate and maintain equipment.
  • Five year of experience in education, natural resources, or public affairs or closely related field.
  • Experience in project management.
  • Previous supervisory experience."

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The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

  • Medical / Dental / Vision plans
  • Health Savings Account available - with Employer Contribution
  • Prescription Coverage
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employer-funded Retirement Plan
  • Deferred Compensation Plan with Employer Match
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Work/life balance: 24 Paid Days Off and 12 Holidays, per year
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Qualified Employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program