Environmental Center Supervisor

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Elkhart, IN
United States

Job Category:

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Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

CITY OF ELKHART – JOB DESCRIPTION

DEPARTMENT: Public Works

POSITION: Environmental Center Supervisor

DIVISION: Environmental

STATUS: Full time

CATEGORY: Salaried

FLSA: Exempt

REPORTS TO: Utility Services Manager

DATE: June  2017

JOB SUMMARY: 

  • To oversee execution of strategic goals for the Elkhart Environmental Center by developing and maintaining partnerships, project management, and fundraising.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and execute projects outlined in the EEC Master Plan.
  • Build and maintain strategic partnerships.
  • Enhance public relations by marketing and promoting the EEC.
  • Serve as media contact for the EEC.
  • Increase awareness of the EEC’s role in community connectivity, quality of life and Elkhart’s Vibrant Communities Initiative.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct frequent correspondence through written, verbal and social media communications.
  • Lead EEC Team to efficiently and successfully achieve the center’s goals.
  • Identify needs and opportunities for professional development within EEC Team.
  • Develop annual budget and track expenditures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Advanced degree preferred.
  • Five years applied experience in strategic and special event planning and execution, stakeholder development and retention, and organizational development.
  • Experience in the areas of fundraising, marketing, public relations and/or grant writing desired.
  • Team leadership and development.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS,  AND ABILITIES

  • Develop working relationships with community partners, volunteers, and City departments.
  • Creative, logical and scientific thinking to solve problems.
  • Work independently and be self-motivated.
  • MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite, fundraising and/or donor management software and operation of basic office equipment.
  • Experience in customer service and visitor center operations.
  • Operate a motor vehicle unrestricted. 

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND VISUAL SKILLS

  • Read, write, interpret, and verbally give or demonstrate work instructions.
  • Prioritize workload in conjunction with organization objectives.
  • Lift 40 pounds.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Employee is required to work in diverse inside and outside situations.
  • Evening and weekend activities are frequent.

 

How to Apply:

This position is open until filled. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered.

Interested applicants can send a resume, cover letter, and city employment application to Traci Dawson at Human Resources, 201 S. Second St. Elkhart 46516, fax (574)296-7541, or traci.dawson@coei.org.  

City of Elkhart Employment Application forms are available online at http://www.elkhartindiana.org/egov/documents/1443635916_41034.pdf