Program Coordinator

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Prescott, AZ
United States

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Job Description:

The responsibilities of the Education Coordinator are as follows:

1.      Program Development and Leadership

  • Work with the Education Director to develop and expand programming offerings for family and youth  and adult audiences
  • Develop and lead Highlands Nature Camps
  • Assist the Education Director during training and nurturing of program volunteers including Docents, Discovery Garden Guides, and Naturalists
  • Work with Education staff team to oversee coordination of Docents and School Field Trips
  • Develop and lead programs both on the HCNH site, within the Discovery Gardens, and at selected off-site locations
  • Develop, lead, and/or support seasonal family oriented programs
  • Occasionally assist the Schoolyard Habitat Coordinator with instruction at designated Schoolyard Habitat Schools
  • Work with the Education Director and HCNH Program Committee to evaluate and develop new program offerings
  • Help prepare quarterly program publications and contribute to newsletters
  • Give presentations at various community groups to promote HCNH
  • Give building and site tours as needed
  • Assist the Education Director with the management of the Grow Native! Plant Sale

 2.       Program Administration:

  • Manage and process program registrations
  • Write press releases and assist with other strategies for program promotion
  • Assist with staffing informational and activity booths at various community events
  • Assist with the management of the HCNH web site keeping it fresh and up to date
  • Assist with the development and creation of program related grant proposals

Position Start Date:

Monday, March 6, 2017

How to Apply:

TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume and three professional references to:

Dave Irvine, Executive Director

Highlands Center for Natural History

1375 S. Walker Road

 Prescott, Arizona 86303

Job Compensation:


Compensation Information:


$28,000- $31,000 range plus limited benefits

FLSA Status:

Exempt – Full Time salary (40 hours week)