Environmental Education Coordinator

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Deadline to Apply:

Monday, August 29, 2016, 5:00pm

Address:

Point Reyes Station, CA
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

Duties & responsibilities

Program Administration

  • Manage program support administration, including databases, contracts, insurance, billing, user statistics, and scheduling.
  • Respond in a timely manner and with excellent customer service to high volume telephone, written, and e-mail inquiries regarding education programs and the use of PRNSA education facilities.
  • Help supervise PRNSA volunteers and seasonal employees.
  • Serve as a community liaison to build partnerships with other organizations and to recruit underserved populations to participate in environmental education opportunities.
  • Assist with program marketing, publicity, and website updates.
  • Attend PRNSA staff and/or board meetings, regional meetings, conferences, and other events as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Facilitation

  • Perform welcome and orientation programs for education facilities user groups.
  • Effectively communicate and implement NPS and PRNSA policies and procedures and Federal Health and Safety Codes to education facility users.
  • Develop and lead environmental education programs (field trips, teacher training, summer camp) as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Facilities Management

  • Help perform education facilities management, maintenance, and clean up.
  • Check groups in and out of our education facilities.
  • Act as program liaison, consultant, advisor, and support person for all education facilities users.
  • Report all maintenance, repair, and safety concerns to appropriate personnel including appliance repair vendors, NPS personnel, and Director of Youth Programs.
  • Complete and follow up on work requests as necessary.
  • Keep all supplies and equipment stocked and ready for group use.
  • Monitor and maintain composting, recycling, and garbage systems.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Background and/or strong interest in natural history, ecology, and conservation.
  • Strong PC and Microsoft Office skills. Familiarity with Excel, Access, Google Docs software is desired.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and great attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and within necessary deadlines.
  • Education, training, and experience in public speaking, and in planning and presenting field-based environmental and natural history education programs to youth a plus.
  • Understanding of and commitment to the principles of environmental education, and a desire to provide access to these programs to underserved youth.
  • Experience working with diverse populations and interfacing with various groups of stakeholders.
  • Bilingual – English/Spanish preferred.
  • Must be willing to obtain and retain a Class B commercial driver license.
  • Must be willing to be fingerprinted and undergo a criminal background check through the California Department of Justice.

How to Apply:

To Apply: Interested candidates should email their resume and a cover letter to suzannew@ptreyes.org. For full consideration, application materials should be received by August 29th.