Education Manager

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, March 20, 2020, 5:00pm



Pennington, NJ
United States

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Job Description:


  • Manage program bookings for schools and birthday parties by scheduling groups appropriately, managing spaces and staff, invoicing, processing payments and keeping records. Remain knowledgeable on all offerings for these programs.
  • Manage public program scheduling, publishing, registrations, recordkeeping, and payments, using the organization-wide calendar (Google Calendar) and the organization-wide registration and member management system (DoubleKnot).
  • Coordinate with financial department, Camp Director, and Assistant Director of Education to manage scholarship program for summer camps and academies.
  • Assist with all departmental job announcements, employment applications, and interview scheduling. Collect and process new hire onboarding paperwork.
  • Coordinate with development and communications department on education program promotion by providing program reports and supplying public program content as requested for the quarterly newsletter, website, and social media.
  • Record departmental income and expenses. Provide reports to financial department as requested.
  • Create weekly, monthly, and yearly reports of program attendance and income.
  • Create and update departmental brochures as needed.
  • Manage and maintain accurate records in donor/member databases (DonorPerfect, DoubleKnot) as they pertain to education programs.
  • Attend mandatory annual events (Butterfly Festival, FEST, and Annual Meeting).
  • Assist at welcome desk as needed to process shop sales and program registrations.
  • Develop systems for using Doubleknot for school programs.
  • Assist in mentorship and supervision of interns and volunteers.
  • Assist staff on occasional facility maintenance, office tasks, and other projects as necessary for the smooth operation of the facility.


General Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 years of leadership experience overseeing educational programs
  • 2 years office management experience, preferably non-profit
  • 2 years of experience supervising staff and volunteers
  • Current First Aid and CPR/AED certification


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and adherence to deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work with computer systems and databases
  • Pleasant, efficient, and knowledgeable customer service skills
  • Able to learn new skills and systems quickly
  • Able to solve problems and resolve customer issues
  • Good safety awareness and judgment
  • Strong spirit of cooperation and teamwork
  • Experience teaching outdoor programs
  • Knowledge of watersheds, water issues, and local natural history

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How to Apply:

Forward a cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation to the address below. The cover letter should include a statement describing what contribution you will make to strengthen our diverse working and learning environment.

Kevin Walsh, Deputy Director

The Watershed Institute

31 Titus Mill Road

Pennington, NJ 08534

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Kevin Walsh

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