Program Coordinator

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Deadline to Apply:

Monday, March 20, 2017, 5:15pm



Detroit, MI
United States

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Job Description:

This is part-time (25 hour per week) professional position.  The incumbent will develop, conduct, and train volunteers to conduct environmental education programs for all age groups, with particular emphasis on birds. The incumbent will also coordinate or assist in coordinating special events, and coordinate exhibits at conservation-related shows and conferences. The incumbent will also be our social media coordinator, and managing editor of our newsletter. Other duties include disseminating publicity about the organization and its events through a variety of media and answering natural history questions over the phone.  Some issue advocacy may also be required. 

Skills and Qualifications: 

Two years of coursework in Environmental Education, Environmental Interpretation, Environmental Science or equivalent (Bachelor’s or Master’s degree preferred). Experience designing and conducting environmental education programs for K-12 groups and adults required. Must have extensive knowledge of Michigan natural history.  Birding experience strongly preferred.  Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, and must be proficient with MS Office Suite, Internet, and Facebook.  Experience in website development and maintenance also required.  Must be a self-starter, organizer, and a networker.

Terms of employment:  

This is a permanent position that the organization hopes to upgrade to a full-time positon as funds become available.  Starting wage is $17/ hour. Preferred start date: May 15, 2017.  Please submit applications by March 20, 2017 if possible, however the position will remain open until a selection is made. The position work location is in Southeast Michigan.  

How to Apply:

Interested parties should send a cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference to Dr. James N. Bull, President of Detroit Audubon at or