Director, McDowell Environmental Center

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, October 15, 2021, 8:00am


Nauvoo, AL
United States

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Job Description:

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Manage, hire, train and supervise McDowell Environmental Center Staff: 15 seasonal & 4 full-time staff
  • Observe and offer feedback on staff performance
  • Regular check-ins with Program Coordinator and Animal Programs Manager
  • Manage marketing and promotion of the McDowell Environmental Center
  • Actively recruit new schools for program attendance
  • Promote the program through events, conferences, literature, and other media
  • Manage finances and budget with Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer
  • Prepare invoices for visiting schools and yearly calendar with Program Coordinator support
  • Direct and organize fundraising and scholarship opportunities
  • Evaluate, update, and direct program curriculum and development
  • Organize and facilitate annual teacher workshops and classes to introduce MEC to new schools
  • Teach classes as needed and to stay relevant with program
  • Provide top notch customer service and create a sense of connection with teachers and chaperones
  • Support fellow EC staff, kitchen staff, and guests at meals in the dining hall


  • 3 years of teaching experience
  • 3 years of educational administration experience and staff supervision
  • Hold a Bachelor ’ s degree or higher
  • Demonstrate a respect and affinity for children
  • Desire to work outdoors and be a member of a friendly and supportive team
  • Demonstrate leadership, maturity, initiative, enthusiasm, sense of humor, flexibility, and a team spirit
  • Demonstrate professionalism in appearance and behavior
  • Demonstrate superb organizational skills and attention to detail
  • CPR/First-Aid Certified and Valid Driver ' s License

Position Start Date:

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Job Duration:


How to Apply:

Submit applications to Resume, cover letter, and 3 references. 

Job Compensation:


Compensation Information:

General Responsibilities: To uphold the program goals and mission of the Environmental Center and to oversee all aspects of the program.

Supervisor: Executive Director of Camp McDowell

Salary Range: $40,000 - $47,000

Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance 403b retirement plan with a 5% contribution and will match up to 4% of gross monthly salary

Onsite, private housing Paid time off

Contact Name:

Whitney Moore-Shea

Contact Phone:

205-387-1806 ext 104

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