High School Program Coordinator

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Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is empowered by its mission to inspire and educate all with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being through action and research; and to celebrate its historic glasshouse.

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is seeking a full-time High School Program Coordinator to oversee the Fairchild Challenge at Phipps and the high school internship program. 

Information about these programs can be found at: https://phipps.conservatory.org/classes-and-programs/for-educators/fairchild-challenge/ and  https://phipps.conservatory.org/classes-and-programs/for-educators/high-school-internships/.


Responsibilities include developing relationships with appropriate schools and community partners, implementing programs throughout the school year and coordinating our high school internship program to expose high school students to exciting aspects of science and horticulture.  The qualified candidate must have a passion for teaching and the environment and a bachelor’s degree focused in an area related to Phipps’ science education (environmental education, environmental social sciences, or the ecological or conservation-based biological sciences).  Phipps offers a competitive compensation package, strong benefits and unique atmosphere.

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Qualified candidates should email a resume, cover letter and salary history to hr@phipps.conservatory.org or mail to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Human Resources Department, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.  No telephone calls, please.


For more information about Phipps, please visit our website:  www.phipps.conservatory.org.


Phipps Conservatory is an equal opportunity employee.

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