Interpretive Coach

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, March 30, 2018, 5:00pm



Denali National Park, AK
United States

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Position Summary: Coaching is an integral and important part of any interpretive operation. A good Interpretive Coach is one who is able to nurture a new interpreter to help them develop and maintain a compelling tour, Living History or Cultural History presentation, as well as work with seasoned interpreters looking for ways to update and improve their programs. At Doyon/Aramark Joint Venture, located within Denali National Park and Preserve (AK), we pride ourselves on meeting or exceeding National Park Service interpretive standards and the Interpretive Coach is a key position in meeting that goal.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists the Interpretive Programs Manager in all facets of the interpretive operation.
  • May be asked to plan and present pre-season training and coaching to any of the interpretive positions.
  • Act as a mentor to interpreters, ensuring they have the tools they need to develop their tours, Living History, or Cultural History presentations.
  • Complete tour and program evaluations and provide coaching as necessary.
  • Assists with the maintenance and day to day operations of the Interpretive Resource Library.
  • May be required to develop and present a Living History character or develop an Athabascan Cultural History interpretive program to assist with programming as needed.
  • Special interpretive projects as assigned.
  • Employee is responsible for general knowledge of corporate environmental policies and procedures and how they relate to their job functions. Corporate policies and procedures are posted on bulletin.
  • Employee is responsible for knowing the environmental aspects and associated impacts of their job position. Job-specific Environmental Aspects and Impacts will be communicated by Dept. Managers during EMS training.
  • Environmental objectives and targets will be communicated by department managers for each department during EMS training.
  • Employee will have no less than one performance review per season to include an evaluation of performance standards as they relate to work instructions addressing their department’s environmental aspects. Employee will be aware of environmental objectives and targets within their department and how the objectives and targets affect their job performance.
  • Additional job-related tasks as assigned.

 Minimum Requirements: 

  • Previous experience in the interpretive field.
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent in experience) in relevant field of study.
  • Familiarity with NPS interpretive standards and training, including compelling stories methodology.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be over 21 with a valid driver’s license. 

 Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Previous coaching experience highly desired.
  • Certified Interpretive Guide through National Association of Interpretation preferred (will be obtained on site if not previously held).
  • Knowledge of general ecology/biology (especially sub-arctic ecosystems).

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How to Apply:

Apply using Job ID#142696 at (This link is the means of application to both the Living History and Interpretive Coach position)

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Contact Name:

Jessica Goodell

Contact Phone:

(907) 683-9294

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