Education Director

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Deadline to Apply:

Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 5:00pm

Organization: 

Address:

Huntsville, AL
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

Primary duties include: 1) designing, coordinating and leading environmental education  programs for both adults and children that encourage connection to the natural world. 2) Work  in partnership with an ever-growing network of community partners to identify and fill gaps in  outdoor education programming. 

Specific responsibilities include: 

• Develop, present, and promote engaging, year-round conservation focused environmental  education programs for all ages to be offered at area schools, organizations, and Land  Trust nature preserves 

• Identify opportunities for environmental education in Madison County and surrounding  areas; adapt programs to fit individual and ever changing needs within the community and  ensure equitable delivery of programs throughout North Alabama 

• Advance the mission of the Land Trust’s work through networking, relationship-building,  media coverage, and fundraising 

• Serve as staff liaison to the Education Committee and recruit members with varied areas  of expertise and interests  

• Collaborate with Development Director on identifying grant needs and opportunities,  project implementation, and post-project reporting 

• Create and manage annual budget for all programs and events 

• Recruit, train, and supervise contracted educators and qualified volunteers to assist with  programming 

• Contribute to the Land Trust’s social media channels, website, and quarterly publications  with updates regarding education programs and events. 

• Measure and illustrate the impact of education programs by collecting participation data  and feedback 

• Attend local and regional education workshops/conferences as offered 

• Use of Signup.com, WordPress, and Constant Contact for planning and event  communications 

Other Duties as Assigned
 

Job Qualifications: 

• Bachelor’s degree in environmental education or related area and at least three years’  teaching experience 

• Enthusiasm for environmental education and the mission, goals, and values of the Land  Trust 

• Familiarity with native plants, wildlife, natural features, and conservation threats  • Experience building and implementing environmental education curricula • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with schools and other  community and conservation organizations. 

• Enthusiastic, personable, and responsive leader with experience leading groups and  working with people of varying ages, abilities, and comfort levels in natural settings. • Self-directed, organized, reliable, and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. • Available to work evenings and weekends as required 

• Ability to work for extended periods outdoors, including hiking with 40lbs over uneven  terrain. 

• Demonstrated effective written communication skills. Ability to compose general  business correspondence, extensive computer skills and knowledge of office equipment  and procedures. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications. 

• Effective verbal communication, interpersonal skills, and customer service skills. Ability  to encourage teamwork and work cooperatively with others.

Salary and Benefits: 

• Annual salary $33,280 

• Benefits include health insurance, paid holidays and paid time off

 

https://www.landtrustnal.org/

How to Apply:

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@landtrustnal.org by March 15